Spiritual & Emotional Care Sacraments Sacraments provide us grace and strength for our life journey. During illness, when we face uncertainty and fear, they are especially needed. Prayers Praying helps us offer our concerns and worries to God, shows compassion for others and comforts us in our dark moments. Grief Support Through death we are born into a new life, but facing the reality of a loved one no longer physically with us takes time and support. Dying Process Death is a process with the body providing signs that it is approaching.