Sunday, February 25, 2018

The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick

Priests care for us when we are physically ill. They do this through the Sacrament known as the Anointing of the Sick. The Bible instructs us, "Is anyone among you suffering? He should pray...Is any one among you sick? He should summon the presbyters [priests] of the Church, and they should pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord, and the prayer of faith will save the sick person, and the Lord will raise him up. If he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven" (James 5: 14-15).

Anointing of the Sick not only helps us endure illness, but it cleanses our souls and helps us prepare to meet God.

At  Church of the Presentation,  the Priest will offer Anointing of the Sick if you or someone you know needs anointing before the monthly Mass or or at any other time. Please call  +234 8139059643

When God does call a loved one home, please call the Parish Office for information regarding funeral arrangements, on +234 7098820982. 

*This text was taken from "Pillar of Fire, Pillar of Truth" by Catholic Answers.