Ministering to the Sick
"Christ's compassion toward the sick and his many healings of every kind of infirmity are a resplendent sign that "God has visited his people" and that the Kingdom of God is close at hand. Jesus has the power not only to heal, but also to forgive sins; he has come to heal the whole man, soul and body; he is the physician the sick have need of. His compassion toward all who suffer goes so far that he identifies himself with them: "I was sick and you visited me."His preferential love for the sick has not ceased through the centuries to draw the very special attention of Christians toward all those who suffer in body and soul. It is the source of tireless efforts to comfort them."
- CCC, 1503 Catechism of the Catholic Church
If someone is unwell and you would like to add their name to the sick list for prayers at Mass or arrange a visit from the SVP or for someone to provide Holy Communion to the sick our housebound or to arrange the sacrament of anointing of the sick please contact the Parish Office.
(Please telephone the Hospital Chaplain if you have someone in the hospital who would like a visit)
Fr. Paul Tully