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Anointing of the sick not just for those facing imminent death

“Many people think that anointing of the sick is just for people on their death beds.” That’s what a priest friend said to me just before he gave me the sacrament. I had asked for the sacrament of the anointing of the sick because I was facing the biopsy of a lump that would later turn out to be breast cancer.