Anointing of the Sick | Saint George Church - Erie, PA

Anointing of the Sick - Saint George Church in Erie, PASaint George Church provides the Sacracment of Anointing of the Sick to those who are in need. Please call the Parish Office if a parishioner is unable to attend Mass due to illness or if a parish member is hospitalized. Holy Communion and the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick are available anytime.

"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."(1499 Catechism of the Catholic Church)

 

"Any one of you who is ill should send for the elderly
of the church, and they must anoint the sick person with oil in 
the name of the Lord and pray over him. The prayer of faith will save 
the sick person and the Lord will raise him up again; 
and if he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven."
James 5:14-15

Contact Saint George Church to learn more about Anointing of the Sick.