chrismation

Derivation

  • Greek: chrio, anoint

Article

The act of anointing persons, as in baptism, or things, as in the blessing of baptismal water.

MLA Citation

  • “chrismation”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 August 2010. Web. 30 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/chrismation/>