Myron (Chrism)

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  • Myron (disambiguation) — Myron was an Athenian sculptor from the mid fifth century BC. Myron may also refer to: 4752 Myron, a main belt asteroid Darapsa myron, a moth of the Sphingidae family Myron (given name), a masculine given name Myron (novel), a novel by Gore Vidal …   Wikipedia

  • Chrism — Gold vessel for chrism. The vessel is etched with the letters S.C. for sanctum chrisma. Chrism (Greek word literally meaning an anointing ), also called Myrrh (Myron), Holy anointing oil, or Consecrated Oil , is a consecrated oil used in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Chrism (Myron) — A consecrated oil used in two sacraments, viz. at baptism and Chrism, as well as at the consecration of the Church and of the sacred vessels etc. The priest is allowed to anoint the newly baptized with the chrism. The tradition of using this… …   Dictionary of church terms

  • myron — /mee rddawn/; Eng. /muy ron/, n. Gk. Ch. chrism. [ < Gk mýron unguent, perfume] * * * born с 480 BC, Greece died 440 BC Greek sculptor. An older contemporary of Phidias and Polyclitus, he was considered by the ancients one of the most versatile… …   Universalium

  • Anointing — The Anointing of David, from the Paris Psalter, 10th century (Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris). To anoint is to pour or smear with perfumed oil, milk, water, melted butter or other substances, a process employed ritually by many religions. People… …   Wikipedia

  • Epiphany (holiday) — This article is about the feast day. For the feeling, see Epiphany (feeling). Epiphany, (Koine Greek: ἐπιφάνεια, epiphaneia, manifestation , striking appearance ,[1]) or Theophany, (Ancient Greek (ἡ) Θεοφάνεια, Τheophaneia,[2]) meaning vision of… …   Wikipedia

  • Etschmiadzin — • An Armenian monastery, since 1441 the ecclesiastical capital of the schismatic Armenians, and seat of their patriarch or catholicos, whom the greater part of the Non Uniat Armenian Church acknowledge as their head Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Altar board — A rectangular piece of wood with a cross at its midst, on which is written the words Alpha and Omega. The Altar Board is anointed with Myron (Chrism). When necessary, the Eucharist may take place at any place as long as there is an Altar Board …   Dictionary of church terms

  • Confirmation — • Describes its origin from Biblical texts and how it has been handed down through the ages. The rite is briefly described, and the minister, matter, form, recipient, effects, necessity and sponsors are detailed Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Chrismation — is the name given in Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches, as well as in the Assyrian Church of the East, Anglican, and in Lutheran initiation rites, to the Sacrament or Sacred Mystery more commonly known in the West… …   Wikipedia

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