Anointing of the Sick

Biblical Basis

Mark 6:7-13 – Jesus’ disciples “anointed with oil many who were sick and healed them”;
James 5:14-16 – “call for the elders of the church and have them pray over (the sick), anointing them with oil in the names of the Lord.”

Central Words
“Through this holy anointing may the Lord in his love and mercy help you with the grace of the Holy Spirit. May the Lord who frees you from sin save you and raise you up.”

Central Actions

The minister anointing the sick persons forehead and hands with blessed oil


Being strengthened in time of illness.


Bishops or Priests