For the Pastoral Care of the Sick – The Pope Video

Jul 3, 2024 | Blog Articles

During the month of July, Pope Francis invites us to pray for our brothers and sisters who receive the Anointing of the Sick. In The Pope Video, produced by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, we learn what the Anointing of the Sick means and about who can receive it. It is not always the last step before death. Neither is it “saying goodbye to life.” Rather, it is the Sacrament of healing for the spirit, a sacrament of hope. Let us consider this sacrament to be a “sign of visible compassion and hope,” asking the Lord to grant his strength to every loved one who receives it.


The Pope’s Official Prayer Network

We pray that the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick confer to those who receive it and their loved ones the power of the Lord and become ever more a visible sign of compassion and hope for all