Anointing of the Sick is a sacrament of physical, emotional and spiritual healing for those who are suffering from severe illnesses or are near death. By the power of the Holy Spirit and through anointing with holy oil and prayers of the priest, we are united with the suffering of Christ and offered the opportunity for healing if it is God’s will. The sacrament is celebrated in combination with Eucharist and Penance/Reconciliation, if possible. Together, the sacraments strengthens us, gives us courage, and offers us peace as we face life’s difficult health issue.
If you or someone you know is in need of this sacrament please call the St. Bernard parish office at 920-739-0331.