Anointing of the Sick

Anointing of the Sick

Who may receive the Sacrament of the Sick?

Any member of the faithful whose health is seriously impaired by sickness or old age.

Anyone facing surgery for a serious condition.

People who suffer from a chronic illness.

Elderly people if they have become noticeably weakened even though no serious illness is present.

Sick children if they have sufficient use of reason to be strengthened by the sacrament.

When a person is in danger of death from sickness or old age.