In Pictures – April 25, 2014

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BLESSING THE OILS Priests from around the archdiocese gathered with the faithful April 10 at the Cathedral of St. Paul for the annual Chrism Mass. During the Mass, Archbishop John Nienstedt consecrated the holy chrism and blessed the oil for catechumens and the oil of the sick. The priests present also renewed their commitment to priestly service. Above, Deacons Paul Tschann, left, and Tom Michaud Jr. carry a vessel of oil to be placed on a pedestal after presenting it to Archbishop Nienstedt. Dianne Towalski /The Catholic Spirit

BLESSING THE OILS Priests from around the archdiocese gathered with the faithful April 10 at the Cathedral of St. Paul for the annual Chrism Mass. During the Mass, Archbishop John Nienstedt consecrated the holy chrism and blessed the oil for catechumens and the oil of the sick. The priests present also renewed their commitment to priestly service. Above, Deacons Paul Tschann, left, and Tom Michaud Jr. carry a vessel of oil to be placed on a pedestal after presenting it to Archbishop Nienstedt. Dianne Towalski /The Catholic Spirit

VIGIL FOR LIFE Desiree Schlangen, center, of St. Patrick in Oak Grove carries a sign during the annual Good Friday prayer service for life in front of Planned Parenthood in St. Paul April 18. Next to her at right is Amy Rhein, also of St. Patrick. At far left and behind Schlangen is her husband Mark. Hundreds of people throughout the day came to pray and march in front of the abortion facility. Archbishop John Nienstedt came in the morning to lead and join others in prayer. Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit

VIGIL FOR LIFE Desiree Schlangen, center, of St. Patrick in Oak Grove carries a sign during the annual Good Friday prayer service for life in front of Planned Parenthood in St. Paul April 18. Next to her at right is Amy Rhein, also of St. Patrick. At far left and behind Schlangen is her husband Mark. Hundreds of people throughout the day came to pray and march in front of the abortion facility. Archbishop John Nienstedt came in the morning to lead and join others in prayer. Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit

 

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