The sacrament of anointing of the sick is administered to bring spiritual and even physical strength during an illness, perhaps for those near the time of death, but it is not the same as last rites.
Holy anointing was instituted by Jesus Christ. It is alluded to by Mark, but is recommended to the faithful and promulgated by James the apostle and brother of the Lord.
Anybody who would like this blessing and anointing should contact the parish office at
This sacrament may also be offered at one of the Sunday masses during Lent.
[18 Feb 2023]