Do the Last Rites (and Sacraments) contradict the Bible as works salvation?

Why do Catholics believe that you need to perform the “Last Rites” ritual, in order to guarantee going to heaven, even though the Bible says in John 3:16, about Jesus, that whoever BELIEVES in Him will not perish but have eternal life. It does not say that whomever performs a RITUAL will have eternal life. Also, how do they explain the supposed “necessity” of this ritual, when Romans 3:28 clearly says that we are justified by faith, apart from works? Last but not least, how do Catholics explain away Ephesians 2:8-9, which says that we are saved by God’s grace, through our faith, and NOT by works?
(works means anything you DO, including rituals)

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]* Salvation from the Catholic Answers Library**
]* Once Saved, Always Saved? by Jason Evert **
]* Is Justification Ongoing? by Mark Brumley**
]* It’s Not Over ‘til It’s Over by Tim Staples**
]* How should a Catholic reply to the question, “have you been saved?”**
]* What’s the difference between redemption and salvation?**
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]* Confused: I can’t be sure I’m going to heaven?**
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]* Does 1 John 5 confirm once saved, always saved?**
]* Can one lose salvation?**

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