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Sacrament of Chrismation (Confirmation)
Chrismation comes right after Baptism to signify the unity between the mission of Jesus and the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. In Chrismation, we are anointed with blessed oil called Chrism or Myron. This perfumed oil may be blessed only by the Eparch or Bishop. Anointing with this oil is a sign of dedication, of belonging to the church.
Rite of Chrismation is very short. The celebrant dips his thumb into the holy Myron and marks the newly baptized person three times on the forehead in the form of a cross. He says “With the Myron of Christ our God, sweet fragrance of the true faith, seal and fullness of the grace of the heavenly spirit [name of candidate] the servant of God is sealed in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.”