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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

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]
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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.'" (25)
The Second Vatican Council renamed it "anointing of the sick" to describe its appropriate place in the life of the Christian faithful: to offer strength and healing in time of serious illness.
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.
Beside him, a priest performed the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.
At the other end of the life cycle, children eventually must say goodbye to their parents as they receive the anointing of the sick and die.
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.
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?
A tradition rooted in the early Church, rites will include the blessing by the bishop of the three oils which will be used in the administration of the sacraments of the diocese for the year - the oil of catechumens to be used for the administration of the sacrament of baptism, the oil of infirm for the sacrament of the anointing of the sick, and the holy chrism for the sacraments of baptism, confirmation, and holy orders.
SAN PEDRO CITY -- The Department of Health (DOH) has barred priests from administering the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, or last rites, to those infected with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERSCoV) even as another returning overseas Filipino worker showed symptoms of the deadly disease.
Most people associate the sacrament of anointing of the sick with a priest visiting a dying person in a hospital bed.
Of course, other sacraments, including Eucharist, Anointing of the Sick, and Reconciliation, are allowed in non-church settings, including out of doors.
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.