Receiving the Holy Spirit's Gift of Peace and Courage.

Anointing of the Sick is the sacrament that is received by those who are ill or suffering. By the sacred anointing and the prayer of the priest, the whole Church commends those who are sick to Christ.

The Catechism of the Catholic Church

Part Two, Section Two, Chapter Two, Article Five.

THE ANOINTING OF THE SICK

Number. 1499

The USCCB Anointing of the Sick Handout.

Joined to Christ, Witness of Hope and Healing

If you have a loved one who needs the sacrament of anointing…

Please contact the parish office, or call our Health care coordinator,

Hank Wheeler

410-848-4744 x216 or hwheeler@sjwest.org

Please notify the parish office when a parishioner who is in the hospital, a nursing home or is confined to home requests to receive a visit or any of the Sacraments. Family members may also include the name of an ill or deceased relative in the Prayer of the Faithful at weekend Masses.

What is Anointing?