Anointing of the Sick
Should a family member be ill or going in for surgery, please call the Parish Office so that a priest might celebrate the sacrament of the sick with them. This can be done during or after any weekday or weekend Mass. If needed, the sacrament may be administered in the home.
For more information or for specific help arranging for this sacrament, contact:
Pastoral Assistant for Outreach, Parish Life & Ministry to the Sick
253-564-5185 ext. 3013
- How do I receive this sacrament?
- Can I ask my priest to anoint my sick child?
- Can I receive the sacrament a second or third time?
- Are those who have already died to be anointed?
- Why is oil used?
- How sick do I have to be to request this sacrament?
- Can I be anointed before surgery?
- What if I am old but do not consider myself seriously ill?
- If I am going to be anointed at home, what do I have to prepare?
- Do I have to go to confession before being anointed?
- What if I am already in a hospital, how do I ask for the sacrament?
- Will I experience healing?
- What is a communal anointing?