Anointing of the Sick
Phone: 409-883-9153 | Fax: 409-883-9154
4300 Meeks Drive, Orange, Texas 77632

Anointing of the Sick

Anointing of the Sick

Is anyone among you suffering?  He should pray.  Is anyone in good Spirits?  He should sing praise.  Is anyone among you sick?  He should summon the presbyters[priests] of the church, and they should pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord, and this prayer of faith will same same the sick person, and the Lord will raise him up.  If he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven. (James 5: 1315)

The sacrament of Anointing of the Sick is for the healing and spiritual strengthening of those who are impaired by sickness or old age. A person who is to undergo surgery may also be anointed. This sacrament is for the sick, and not only the dying, so please request the sacrament when illness is discovered. The presence of loved ones and friends who pray along with the priest is important at the anointing.

 If you are ill or planning to enter the hospital and wish to be anointed, please call the parish office and make an appointment for anointing before you enter the hospital.

Parishioners with chronic illness or in advanced age are urged to attend the communal anointing services when announced in the bulletin.

Remember:  Once you have been anointed, you do not need to be anointed again during the same illness unless several months have passed.

Hospitalization.  If you wish to receive the Sacraments of Anointing of the Sick, Reconciliation (Confession) and Holy Communion:

  1. At Catholic hospitals, please register as a Catholic and notify the Spiritual Care Department;
  2. At Commercial Hospitals, please register as a Catholic (so the Catholic chaplain will know you are there);
  3. At Denominational Hospitals, please register as a Catholic and ask the Pastoral Care Department to notify the Catholic chaplain. 

To schedule an anointing, please call the parish office at (409) 883-9153.
 
Married Outside the Church?  If you cannot receive the sacraments due to marriage outside the Church, and you wish to return to the Eucharist, please make an appointment with a priest or deacon of the parish to determine what canonical process may be possible to remedy your situation.

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00-3:00
Closed for lunch 11:00-12:00

Mass Times

eucharist

Saturday:
5 p.m.

Sunday:
8 a.m. Biligual; 10:30 a.m.

Reconciliation:
Saturday 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Weekday Masses:
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.
Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m.


 The disciples were filled with joy when they saw the Lord, and he said to him again, 'Peace be with you.  As the Father sent me, so I am sending you.'

John 20: 21

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Pastoral Council

Pastoral Council
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Co Chair:
Secretary: Joyce Blanchette
Members: Jocelyn Trussell, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Prisci Jennings, Shirley Reinoehl, Paul Mayeux, Andy Sonnier

Finance Council

Finance Council Chair
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (409) 883-6126
Jerry Ehrman
Emile Dupre

Women's Faith Sharing

Tuesday Mornings 6:15 - 7:15 A.M.

In the midst of a busy and hectic schedule, a chance to pray and reflect with women of the parish.

Men's Faith Sharing

Tuesdays Mornings 5:45 - 6:45 A.M.

A chance to gain and give spiritual support in the midst of a hectic schedule.

 

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Community

4300 Meeks Drive
Orange, Texas   77632
PHONE: 409-883-9153
FAX:  409-883-9154

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