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: http://www.americancatholic.org/features/special/default.aspx?id=34
  • Busted Halo has a short video (6 minutes) that answers the question., “Anointing of the Sick (who it’s for?)” http://bustedhalo.com/video/anointing-of-the-sick-who-its-for
  • The United States Bishops have a one page summary of this sacrament (http://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/sacraments/anointing-of-the-sick/ )
  • They also have a pdf handout called Anointing of the Sick: Joined to Christ, Witnesses of Hope and Healing at http://www.usccb.org/about/justice-peace-and-human-development/upload/Anointing-of-the-Sick-handout.pdf
  • Msgr. John Zenz of Detroit has another short video on the sacrament at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyJuEtCsydc
  • Catholic Australia has a series of pages with information about the sacrament at http://www.catholicaustralia.com.au/page.php?pg=sacraments-anointing1 Go to the bottom of the page to navigate to subsequent pages.
  • Resources for Catholic Educators has a series of links at http://www.silk.net/RelEd/anointing.htm 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 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/audiences/alpha/data/aud19920429en.html
  • Catholic Toolbox: Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick http://catholicblogger1.blogspot.ca/2009/05/sacrament-of-anointing-of-sick.html
  • Catechism of the Catholic Church has a section (1499-1532) on the Anointing of the Sick at http://www.vatican.va/archive/ccc_css/archive/catechism/p2s2c2a5.htm

One comment

Leave a Reply