1. Basic Information
“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.”
(Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1499)
2. Mass (anointing, healing and funerals)
The sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is for persons whose health is seriously imperilled by illness or old age.
Each first Friday of the month there is Anointing of the Sick at the 9:15 am parish Mass.
Housebound anointed after 9:15 am Mass, First Friday. Please ring parish office in urgent cases
Please do not hesitate to request the sacrament for yourself or family members who are seriously unwell or about to undergo major surgery. The sacrament strengthens the person in faith and will bring about a physical improvement, if that be for the spiritual good of the person.
Contact Parish Office on (02) 9623 1962 to make a booking.
Please contact the parish office on (02) 9623 1962 if you would like a Priest to administer the Sacrament of Anointing to a family member who is gravely ill.
Please let the Parish Office know if a priest is urgent required.
The Our Lady of the Rosary Church is located in the Western Sydney suburb of St Marys. It is about 42 km from NSW capital city of Sydney, serving more than 2,000 Catholic families who live in the area. Learn More
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