The Church’s ministry to the sick and dying is not a private affair between the priest and the sick or dying person but rather a communal act of worship. The rite clearly focuses on the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. The sacrament enables those who are sick to experience the healing power of Christ in body and soul. It can be administered multiple times particularly in situations of chronic illness or progressive stage diseases. Please call the parish 371-7372 x221 as soon as possible to ask for the Anointing of the Sick.