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Anointing of the Sick

THE SACRAMENT OF THE ANOINTING OF THE SICK IS AVAILABLE ANYTIME IN CASES OF EMERGENCIES. PLEASE CALL THE PARISH OFFICE AT 717-697-8716 AND PRESS 1 TO BE CONNECTED TO FATHER KEN DIRECTLY.


THIS SACRAMENT IS AVAILABLE AS A DRIVE THROUGH SERVICE ON THE FOLLOWING WEDNESDAYS UNDER THE CHURCH PORTICO AT NOON (12 P.M.)

MARCH 25

APRIL 1

APRIL 8

APRIL 15

APRIL 22


+ “Through the holy anointing, may the Lord Jesus, our divine physician, grant you healing, peace and every grace and blessing.”


 

 

“By the sacred anointing of the sick and the prayer of the priests the whole Church commends those who are ill to the suffering and glorified Lord, that he may raise them up and save them. And indeed she exhorts them to contribute to the good of the People of God by freely uniting themselves to the Passion and death of Christ.” (CCC 1499)

GOD HEALS US IN MIND, BODY AND SPiRIT

Anointing of the SickThis sacrament is intended to strengthen those being tried by illness. People who would benefit from reception of this sacrament include:

  • Those preparing for serious surgery
  • The elderly whose frailty has become seriously pronounced
  • Those who begin to be in danger of death from sickness or old age

If you are planning surgery, please arrange for anointing before admission to the hospital. Please contact the Parish Office at (717) 697-8716 for further information.

Saint Katharine Drexel