Contemporary Questions About Anointing of the Sick Online Webinar


Archdiocese of New York Office of Liturgy

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick has taken on a renewed focus amongst Catholics. New questions concerning the manner of celebrating this Sacrament have arisen as Catholics look for opportunities to receive God’s sacramental healing in a time marked by illness and worry. This webinar will review the Catholic teaching on the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick and discuss recent developments and clarifications concerning its celebration. This webinar will explore: • The Scriptural basis for the Anointing of the Sick • When a Catholic should seek out the Anointing of the Sick • The effects of the Anointing of the Sick • The roles of the minister and recipient of the Sacrament • Common questions and answers in light of the COVID-19 pandemic • The important spiritual role that Anointing of the Sick can play in the lives of Catholics whenever they face a serious illness Saturday, November 21, 10am-11:30am Presenter: Fr. Matthew Ernest, S.T.D., Director, Office of Liturgy, Archdiocese of New York; Professor of Liturgy, Saint Joseph’s Seminary Registration Fee: $15 Location: Online Webinar - Learn from the comfort of your own home! More information and registration: Contact: or 914.968.6200, x8177

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