Anointing of the Sick, Funerals
In an emergency, call 6626 0200 at any hour.
In ordinary circumstances, call the parish office (Ph 6626 0200) between 9am and 4pm Mon - Fri. if you would like a priest to visit, or for the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick. Anointing should not be put off until death is near. An acolyte or priest will also be happy to bring Holy Communion regularly to shut-ins and the hospitalised.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Anointing of the Sick
What the Catechism of the Catholic Church has to say about the Anointing of the Sick.
Reconciliation (Sacrament of Penance; "Confession")
Reconciliation is offered in St Carthage's Cathedral every Saturday from 12noon to 12.30pm. In the outlying churches (Dunoon, Goolmangar, Nimbin) please ask the priest before Mass.
In Lent and Advent, this Sacrament is also offered with communal preparation and thanksgiving (the "Second Rite"' details will be posted in the Newsletter.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Sacrament of Penance (Reconciliation)
What the Catechism of the Catholic Church has to say about the Sacrament of Penance.