"Today this Scripture has been
fulfilled in your hearing" (Lk 4: 21). The "today"
of the Gospel is renewed in a very special way during this Chrism
Mass which is a true prelude to the Easter Triduum. If the
Mass of the Lord's Supper accentuates the mystery of the
Eucharist and the presentation of the new commandment of love,
this Mass that we are celebrating, known as the "Chrism
Mass", gives prominence to the gift of the ministerial