The Sacrament of Anointing the Sick is given to those who are seriously ill by anointing them on the forehead and hands with blessed oil. It is not a Sacrament for those only at the point of death, but is available to anyone who is seriously ill from sickness or old age.

Priests can visit parishioners who are hospitalized, confined to nursing homes or home-bound to administer the sacrament. He will recite a prayer while applying the oil. To request a visit from a Priest, please call the office at (561) 997-5486.


Ascension works with local funeral homes in Boca Raton and Delray Beach. Arrangements are usually made through the funeral homes. For further assistance with arrangements, contact the office at (561) 997-5486.