Anointing of the Sick
“By the sacred anointing of the sick and the prayer of the priests the whole Church commends those who are ill to the suffering and glorified Lord, that he may raise them up and save them…”Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1499
The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick (formerly known as “Last Rites” or “Extreme Unction”) is the second sacrament of healing. This sacrament if not reserved only for the dying but is available to anyone facing serious physical or mental health issues at any point during their illness.
To receive the Anointing of the Sick or to request the Sacrament for a Catholic family member, please call the parish office (603) 444-2593.