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Source: Orthodox Church in America SPRINGFIELD, VA [OCA]   His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon will be presiding at the Rite of Consecration of Preparation of Holy Chrism during the Vesperal Divine Liturgy of Great and Holy Thursday, May 2, 2024 at St. Tikhon’s Monastery. This rite is reserved for Primates of autocephalous Orthodox Churches. The last time Holy Chrism was consecrated for the Orthodox Church in America was in 2017 and marks the second time His Beatitude has presided at the rite. After the Chrism has been consecrated it will be distributed for parish use across North America for the Holy Mystery of Chrismation.…

Source: Orthodox Church in America SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah celebrated the preparatory rites for the Consecration of Holy Chrism on the morning of Great and Holy Monday, April 9, 2012, at Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk Monastery here. The Rite will conclude with the actual consecration of the sacred oil during the Vesperal Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great on Great and Holy Thursday, April 12. The blessing of the ingredients took place before the celebration of the Hours and the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts. The consecration of Holy Chrism is reserved to autocephalous churches. Parishes…