Anointing of the Sick

annointingOfsickPastoral care of the sick and dying is a very important part of our parish ministry. The anointing of the sick can be received by to any member whose health is marked by serious illness, surgery or aging; it is best received during the early stages of illness, wrongful to delay the anointing until a person is actively dying.

The Sacrament can be repeated whenever a sick person again falls into serious sickness or whenever a more serious crisis develops during the same sickness. A Communal Anointing is celebrated annually at St. Peters and for Washington County at Little Lourdes Day in West Bend each year. Residents of the Scenic View Apartments/Slinger Housing Authority, Cedar Community and Autum Oaks Senior Living (where Mass is offered monthly and Holy Communion weekly) are anointed three times annually. Those to be hospitalized are encouraged to be anointed and receive Holy Communion (a good confession too, if needed) prior to admission. In order arrange anointing for yourself or for a loved one, please call the pastor.


Fr. Rick Stoffel, Pastor ………. 262.644.8083 ext. 11