anointing of the sick


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a Catholic sacrament

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In 1999, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops approved a policy drawn up by the Episcopal Commission on Ecumenism, the "Policy on Cases of Serious Need in which the Sacraments of Penance, Eucharist, and Anointing of the Sick May Be Administered to Anglicans and Baptised Protestant Christians.
Most people associate the sacrament of anointing of the sick with a priest visiting a dying person in a hospital bed.
The anointing of the sick, like all sacraments, is one way that the church continues the ministry of Jesus.
As parish nurse coordinator, I frequently accompany the priest to visit the sick in need of the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick.
We see how disobedience to God results in calamity in 1 Kings 19: 1-8, which opens the section on the Anointing of the Sick.
24 and will include the celebration of Masses, confessions, sermons, the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, and the anointing of the sick.
Although his reasons for placing the Eucharist first are coherent, less clear is his rationale for treating the sacraments of "'order," "'forgiveness," and anointing of the sick before baptism and confirmation.
We cherish the seven sacraments of the church: baptism, confirmation, Communion, reconciliation, marriage, holy orders, and the anointing of the sick.
I cannot imagine where my life would be if I were not Catholic and did not have the Eucharist available seven days a week, reconciliation to repair my relationship with God and others, and the anointing of the sick, which I have received twice in three years.
Within the text of this truly catechetical poem, we see a vivid snapshot of the very real hope that we ourselves can receive from this ministry which communicates the mystery of God's salvation coupled with love of neighbour through the sacramental life of the Church; and not least also, the effects of the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick on Felix Randal himself:
He also takes up the question of the ordinary minister of the sacrament of the anointing of the sick, whether there might be "extraordinary ministers," so that deacons and designated lay persons, such as acolytes and ministers of the Eucharist (290), might administer the sacrament.
During the liturgy the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick was celebrated for the aged and infirm, and a group of catechumens was dismissed to reflect on the scriptures of the day.
I have yet to meet or read about anyone who has issues with the Hypostatic Union, for instance, or with Baptism, or the Anointing of the Sick, or the real relations within the Trinity, or stained glass windows, etc.
The bishops eagerly picked up on a point made by Kasper, which is that church law already allows for administering the sacraments of the Eucharist, penance and anointing of the sick to non-Catholics under certain circumstances.
Of course, other sacraments, including Eucharist, Anointing of the Sick, and Reconciliation, are allowed in non-church settings, including out of doors.