What are the symbols of the Sacrament of healing? Blessed or consecrated oil, the sign of the cross, praying hands, hands, the forehead, and laying down of hands are the most common symbols of the sacrament. The aforementioned symbols also represent the process and important parts of the Anointing the Sick ritual.
What are the symbols for the 7 Sacraments?
- Baptism. Water, holy oils, white garment, Easter candle, white candle for newly baptized.
- Confirmation. Chrism for anointing, Fire, & Holy Spirit.
- Eucharist. Bread & wine.
- Reconciliation & Penance. Stole.
- Anointing of the Sick. Oil of the Sick for anointing.
- Holy Orders.
What symbols are used for Anointing of the Sick? A cross or crucifix are present at the time of anointing, so the sick person can feel God’s presence. A purple stole is worn by the priest as he administers of the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick.
What symbolism in the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick gives health and strength to the soul? It provides courage, strength, and peace in the face of illness. It helps the sick person to trust in God no matter what happens. It gives the sick person grace to unite his or her suffering to the passion of Christ.