ANOINTING OF THE SICK
"I was sick and you visited me." - (Matthew 25:36)
The Catholic sacrament of Anointing of the Sick, formerly known as Last Rites or Extreme Unction, is a ritual of healing appropriate not only for physical but also for mental and spiritual sickness.
This sacrament of healing is an extension of Jesus' healing of the sick and is given for those who face serious illness of any kind: physical, mental, psychological, etc. It may be received by anyone who anticipates major surgery or who has reached an advanced age. Two sacraments, Holy Orders and Matrimony, confer a special grace for a particular mission in the Church to serve and build up the People of God. These sacraments contribute in a special way to ecclesial communion and to the salvation of others.
If you or a loved one would like to receive this sacrament from one of our clergy, please contact the Parish Office: