Are there sins that cannot ever be pardoned?
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May 21, 2019

ENVY (The Seven Capital Sins)

Envy is the resentment or sadness at another's good fortune. Of the seven capital sins, envy is contrary to the tenth commandment (2539). Envy is not quite the same as…
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May 21, 2019

AVARICE (The Seven Capital Sins)

Avarice, Gotten from the Latin term avarus, “greedy”; “to crave”). It is the excessive or unrestrained love for riches. Its special malice, broadly speaking, lies in that it makes the getting…
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May 21, 2019

Pride (The seven Capital Sins)

Pride is one of the seven capital sins. It is an undue self-esteem or self-love, which seeks attention and honour and sets oneself in competition with God (1866). It is…
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May 21, 2019

The Seven Capital Sins

In the Catechism of the Catholic Church (Catechism) we’d find an excellent explanation of sin. Regarding the seven deadly sins, in paragraph 1866 it reads: “vices can be classified according to the…
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May 21, 2019

The Effects of receiving the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick

The sacrament of the anointing of the sick, like the other seven sacraments of the church has some spiritual effect and benefits to its recipient. Received in faith and in…
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Anointing of the Sick
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May 20, 2019

The Rite of the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick

The Catholic Church in her well organised order of administering sacraments has some defined processes of doing same. These processes are guided by reasons which are mostly picked from the…
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Anointing of the Sick
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May 20, 2019

Who May Receive the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick

In resonance with this biblical understanding, the Catechism of the Catholic Church (para. 1514) notes that: The Anointing of the Sick "is not a sacrament for those only who are…
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May 20, 2019

Biblical Backgrounds of the Anointing of the Sick

The present day wider process of celebrating the anointing of the sick calls to mind the early Christian use, dating back to biblical times. When Christ sent His disciples out…
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May 20, 2019

Minister(s) of the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick

For every sacrament in the Catholic Church, there is often an order or rites of carrying out the duty and of reception too. In that of the anointing of the…
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Anointing of the Sick
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May 20, 2019

Anointing of the sick (The Seven Sacrament of the Catholic Church)

The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, as the central sacrament of Last Rites, was, in the past, most commonly administered to the dying, for the remission of sins, spiritual…
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