Holy Week — Take II

Holy Week -- Take II

The mystery of Holy Unction (Holy Oil Service) at Our Lady of Annunciation Melkite Greek Catholic Church in Ramallah, Palestine.
The oil carries God’s grace both to renew the body and to cleanse the spirit. The service follows the apostolic tradition mentioned in the New Testament: “…let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; and the prayer of faith will save the sick man, and the Lord will raise him up; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven” (James 5:14-15).

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