METUCHEN — Bishop Paul G. Bootkoski will be the celebrant and homilist at the annual Mass of the Anointing of the Sick on Saturday, July 21, to be held at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, 32 Elm Avenue, Metuchen.
During the celebration of the Mass, sponsored by the Order of Malta, the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be administered to all those baptized Catholics needing to be anointed with Holy oil. The anointing is intended for those whose health is seriously impaired by sickness or the challenges of advancing age, who bear the burden of physical, mental or emotional illness or who may be facing surgery.
All are welcome to attend. Light refreshments and fellowship will follow in the Community Room immediately afterward.
For further information, call 1-732-548-0100 ext. 4 or visit www.diometuchen.org.