Communion vists may be made to the hospital, health care facilities and private homes in our parish boundary. If your loved one is in a facility not in our parish boundaries, we can help contact the parish responsible for that facility. We will need:
Visits are scheduled weekly for private homes and facilities. We can be very flexible with the days we schedule private homes. Visits are usually scheduled after Morning Mass.
Visits are daily, when possible for Methodist Charlton Medical Center.
A private home visit allows for flexibility of scheduling. However, all visits done are in the morning daily after Mass.
Fasting from food is not necessary for a sick person.
When a person is too sick to receive the Sacred Host, we will pray a Spiritual Communion with the patient.
It is not our usual custom to bring Communion for the entire family.
It is important that the family attend Mass and pray with the entire community of faith for the sick loved one.