The symbols of healing and health care were solemnly brought into the Cathedral at the beginning of the Liturgy. Louis Morgentale carries the Oil of the Sick used for the anointing in the Sacrament of the Sick; Anita, a mortar and pestle; Dr Pavlosky, a stethescope and Dickie Osiowy the Nurses Cap.
Dr. McCarville reads God's Word taken from the Book of Sirach which praises the work of physicians and those who care for the sick and calls us to remember that all healing comes from the loving power of God. "God's works will never be finished; and from Him health spreads over all the earth.
"How good you are, Lord, to all, compassionate to all your creatures." Trish Engel and Carol Seipp lead the Assembly in the Responsorial Psalm.
George Schaan and Julie Lemoine lead the intercessions for the Prayer of the Faithful
A number of our priests came to concelebrate the Mass and show the support of our pastors for those who work and volunteer their time in the ministry of caring for the sick.