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Anointing of the Sick

Anointing of the Sick

This sacrament is for those who are seriously ill, suffering from the difficulties of old age, or in danger of death. The Church, like Christ, desires the health of the whole human person. It is intended to provide wholeness of mind, body and spirit. It may take place in a home, in a hospital, or in a church.

When to request the sacrament:
1. Upon becoming ill in mind, body or spirit.
2. When suffering from a long-term illness in which there is a significant change in condition.
3. If in danger of imminent death (possible death in 48 hours)

How to receive the Sacrament of Anointing:
Call the Cluster Parishes office at 757-484-7335. In case of emergency or near-death please call the Priest Emergency Number: 757-448-5251.