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If you or someone you know is gravely ill, please call the office at 719-597-4249 to set up an appointment to receive the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick. If someone is in danger of death, please call our sacramental emergency line at 719-597-4249 x 2.

 

Who Can Receive the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick?

"If a sick person who received this anointing recovers his health, he can in the case of another grave illness receive this sacrament again. If during the same illness the person's condition becomes more serious, the sacrament may be repeated. It is fitting to receive the Anointing of the Sick just prior to a serious operation. The same holds for the elderly whose frailty becomes more pronounced." --Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1515