A metal jar or small cylindrical box for holding oil of catechumens, oil of the sick, and chrism. The word formerly designated the cloth covering wrapped about relics; a pall or corporal; a vessel for the Blessed Eucharist; a cere-cloth covering of the altar-table; also, the white-hooded robes of the newly baptized.
- “chrismal”. . CatholicSaints.Info. 19 August 2010. Web. 6 February 2016. <http://catholicsaints.info/chrismal/>