The sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is one of two sacraments which heals and saves the baptized person from sin. The other sacrament is the healing of penance.
This sacrament is the continuation of the Lord's compassion for the sick.
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The Sacrament of the Sick is available upon request. Please contact the parish.
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Christ so identified with the sufferings of the sick that he made their sufferings his own. It also confers grace. Those who are in danger of death from sickness or old age may receive this sacrament.
[From Outlines of the Catholic Faith: Teachings, Beliefs, Practices, Prayers, The Leaflet Missal Company, St. Paul, MN, 2011.]