Due to changes in privacy laws during the past few years, we offer you these guidelines to ensure that anyone desiring the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick or wanting Communion brought to them will know how to arrange for this ministry.
The Anointing of the Sick (formerly known as extreme unction or the “last rites”) is administered only by an ordained minister. If you are facing surgery or are ill, you may ask to receive this Sacrament at church, at home, or in the hospital. Contact FR. PAUL as soon as possible. This Sacrament can bring peace and consolation. In cases of emergency, Cortland Hospital
Communion to the Sick and Shut-ins:FR. PAUL and Eucharistic Ministers to the Sick bring Communion on a regular basis to area nursing homes and residential care facilities and to shut-ins at home. FR. PAUL and Dorothy Stevens visits Cortland Hospital