From ancient times, oil has been a symbol of strength, healing, and agility. For Jews, Christians’ ancestors in faith, oil is the sign of God appointing someone to be a priest, prophet, and king. Not all holy oils are the same. Whereas Oil of Catechumens is used in baptism, in the ordination ceremony, Oil of Chrism is used to anoint new priests and bishops. A mixture of oil and balsam, Oil of Chrism is linked with the sanctification of individuals.