Category Archives: Holy Unction

Holy Wednesday

MP3 Audio: WS330344_Fr-Michael_Holy-Wednesday-2014.mp3 This homily was preached on Wednesday evening, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois, by Fr. Michael Keiser. ~ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, God is … Continue reading

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The Sacrament of Healing

Jesus graciously provides healing for his people . . . Is anyone among you sick? 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. … Continue reading

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Brain Surgery for our 7-year-old Daughter

Our precious little 7-year-old daughter, Andrea, just had surgery on 1/6/2012, to remove a large tangerine-sized brain tumor. The previous day, an Orthodox priest had given Andrea the Eucharist and Holy Unction. We were not allowed into the operating room … Continue reading

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Orthodox Sacrament of Healing – in a noisy hospital

In this video, Fr. Wilbur Ellsworth is giving our 7-year-old daughter Andrea the Orthodox Sacrament of Healing, also known as the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, also called Holy Unction. This Sacrament is based on the 5th chapter … Continue reading

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