Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick

  • Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick

Links and resources to support the teaching of the Anointing of the Sick

  • American Catholic’s site has a set of three articles giving background to Anointing of the Sick:
  • Busted Halo has a short video (6 minutes) that answers the question., “Anointing of the Sick (who it’s for?)”
  • The United States Bishops have a one page summary of this sacrament ( )
  • They also have a pdf handout called Anointing of the Sick: Joined to Christ, Witnesses of Hope and Healing at
  • Msgr. John Zenz of Detroit has another short video on the sacrament at
  • Catholic Australia has a series of pages with information about the sacrament at Go to the bottom of the page to navigate to subsequent pages.
  • Resources for Catholic Educators has a series of links at It includes a series of letters from the Pope on the occasion of the World Day for the Sick.
  • Anointing Brings Spiritual Healing. Pope John Paul II General Audience April 29, 1992
  • Catholic Toolbox: Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick
  • Catechism of the Catholic Church has a section (1499-1532) on the Anointing of the Sick at

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