ANOINTING OF THE SICK

"The sacrament of Anointing of the Sick has as its purpose the conferral of a special grace on the Christian experiencing the difficulties inherent in the condition of grave illness or old age."
From Catechism of the Catholic Church

The sacrament of Anointing of the Sick is available to all those who are facing illness or upcoming surgery and want to receive the strengthening graces of the sacrament. The sacrament can be received by making an appointment for one of the priests to make a home visit, asking one of the priests who visit the hospital or by attending one of the Anointing Masses held in the parish.