12/30/2012 8:30:00 AM Sick anointed on Feast Day of St. Andre Bessette
On Jan. 6, the church celebrates Epiphany. Sunday, Jan. 6 is also the Feast Day of St. Andre Bessette, who was known as a healer in Montreal, Ontario, Canada.
St. Andre Bessette Church will honor its patron by offering the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick. The sacrament is celebrated every first Sunday of the month throughout the year, and every Wednesday at both Masses.
Holy Cross Fathers Steve Newton and Ronald Raab will celebrated the sacrament, that everyone is invited to take part. Parish leaders ask those who cannot attend to pray for the marginalized, people suffering from long-term mental illness, generational poverty and people who survive homelessness.