Anointing of the Sick does not remove the mystery of human suffering; rather its celebration gives us a window into the mystery of our loving God. It is God alone who knows what kind of healing is needed most – that a wound be healed; a fear turn to confidence, loneliness be embraced by the support of a community and confusion in the face of uncertainty turn to insight.
Anointing of the Sick takes place at a special 12:45 p.m. Mass in the month of October. During the mass, our community celebrates the Eucharist and anointing for those in need of emotional, spiritual and psychological healing. During the mass, we pray for:
If you know of someone in need of support or the Sacrament of Anointing outside of the mass, please contact our Pastoral Care Ministry.
** Presider names are added on Thursday afternoon.