The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick
The priest of the parish visit the sick and house-bound of the parish on the first Friday of every month. If you or a friend or relative would like to be included in these visits, please contact the Parish Office by completing the form on the right of this page or contact the parish office using the number or email listed above.
If any sick or housebound parishioners would like to receive communion on a Sunday, we would be pleased to arrange for a Lay Ecclesial Eucharistic Minister to call.
What Is the Sacrament of the sick?
What is the attitude of the Church toward the sick?
Who can receive the sacrament of the sick?
Any member of the faithful can receive this sacrament as soon as he or she begins to be in danger of death because of sickness or old age. The faithful who receive this sacrament can receive it several times if their illness becomes worse or another serious sickness afflicts them. The celebration of this sacrament should, if possible, be preceded by individual confession on the part of the sick person.
From the Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church nn. 315-316