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unction

 [ungk´shun]

unc·tion

(ŭngk'shŭn),
The action of anointing or rubbing with an ointment or oil.
[L. unctio, fr. ungo, pp. unctus, to anoint]

unction

See ointment.

unction

An obsolete term for:
(1) Ointment; 
(2) The act of applying an oil or ointment.

unc·tion

(ŭngk'shŭn)
The action of anointing or rubbing with an ointment or oil.
[L. unctio, fr. ungo, pp. unctus, to anoint]

unction

1. an ointment.
2. application of an ointment or salve; inunction.
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In the policies currently in effect in the Dioceses of Calgary and Saskatoon, the following philosophy is at work: "Although canon law requires a 'grave need' for another Christian to receive reconciliation, Eucharist or anointing of the sick, this 'grave need' must be broadly interpreted in keeping with the standard canonical principle, 'favors are to be multiplied, burdens are to be restricted.
Mike Barrett, pastor of Our Lady of Good Hope Parish in Milwaukee, said anointing of the sick is 'the church's venue--and I say 'church' I mean all of us, the people of God--it's the church's venue for touching the heart and the soul and the body of someone who is struggling with life.
Of course, other sacraments, including Eucharist, Anointing of the Sick, and Reconciliation, are allowed in non-church settings, including out of doors.
Bedard stand on the sacraments of holy orders and the anointing of the sick as to their efficacy of grace and/or their sacramental abuse?
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We cherish the seven sacraments of the church: baptism, confirmation, Communion, reconciliation, marriage, holy orders, and the anointing of the sick.
Priests use it to anoint believers with blessed oils during Baptism and the Anointing of the Sick.
Bishop LeGatt's directive states early on, in accord with Church teaching, that "It is a source of joy that Catholic pastors may, in certain cases, administer the sacraments of the Eucharist, Reconciliation, and Anointing of the Sick to Christians who are not in full communion with the Catholic Church" (no.
On his return to Carcar town 40 kilometers away, he was thanked by a woman for administering the sacrament of anointing of the sick.
There was the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, but this is usually given weeks or months preceding death.
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.
Feast days, weddings, birth and adoption, anointing of the sick, graduations, business trips, everyday events, and much much more are presented to God for blessing.