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"Is anyone among you sick?  Let him call for the presbyters of the Church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; and the prayer of faith will save the sick man, and the Lord will raise him up; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven" (James 5:14-15

"The Church believes and confesses that among the seven sacraments there is one especially intended to strengthen those who are being tried by illness, the Anointing of the Sick:  'This sacred anointing of the sick was instituted by Christ our Lord as a true and proper sacrament of the New Testamen.  It is alluded to indeed by Mark, but it is recommended to the faith and promulgated by James the apostle...'" (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1511).

Please call the parish office at 356-4773 if you would like to receive this sacrament.  Communal celebration of this sacrament is offered once a year.