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In a defining mission for the priesthood, younger priests backed by their bishops are giving comfort to those in need amid the pandemic.
“Praise to you, God the only-begotten Son. You humbled yourself to share in our humanity and you heal our infirmities.”
Father O’Donnell said he has been amazed at the gratefulness of the hospital staff, many of whom have expressed gratitude to him for his willingness to come and minister to the patients.
The memo came as bishops have worked to devise policies for sacramental ministry that respond to the tightening social restrictions imposed by civil authorities to slow the coronavirus pandemic.
The sacramental anointing of the sick is conferred upon those Catholics who are in danger of death.
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