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St. Walburga Oil

According to the abbey where she now rests, “For one thousand years, a mysterious moisture has collected every year on St. Walburga’s relics. This water became known as ‘Walburga’s Oil,’ and was seen as a sign of her continuing intercession. The oil has always been collected and given to pilgrims. Healings attributed to St. Walburga’s intercession continue to be reported up to the present day.”

St. Nicholas Oil

Another famous example is St. Nicholas (Santa Claus), whose relics are found in Bari, Italy. There is an oil that drips from his tomb that is collected each year on May 9 and distributed to the faithful. Sometimes it is called “manna,” and for “hundreds of years now, the manna has been collected, mixed with holy water and bottled in small glass vials decorated with icons of the saint.”

St. Charbel Oil

St. Charbel’s tomb in Lebanon is a more recent example of a tomb that has oil exuding from it, and miracles continue to be attributed to the saint’s intercession. According to a news report, “One Norman woman said she was healed by oil from St. Charbel after bruises appeared on her body … doctors couldn’t figure out the cause of her bruises. When she applied the oil to them and took a shower, the bruises disappeared. She said it was a miracle.”

St. Therese of Lisieux Oil

First class relics of St. Therese of Lisieux were submerged in a vat of rose oil, while prayers of intercession were prayed over it. This oil has been distributed all over the world and has been the source of miracles.

St. Anne Oil

This oil comes from a lamp that is burned in front of the tomb of St. Anne. The oil is blessed by a priest and then distributed throughout the world. Many claim miraculous healings through the pious use of this oil.

St. Philomena Oil

This oil is blessed each year by the local bishop where the body of St. Philomena lies. The oil is near her relics when it is blessed, and is then distributed to pilgrims. St. Philomena has a long history of interceding for hopeless cases and many healings have taken place over the years.
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