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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May 17, 2019

Ordination of Bishop, Priests and Deacons

Bishop’s Ordination There Holy order is one Sacrament that has three levels to the sacrament. The first is that which Christ Himself bestowed upon His Apostles: the episcopate. A bishop is a…
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What is the significance of making the sign of the cross before and after private prayer?
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May 17, 2019

The Minister of the Sacrament and the Effects of the Sacrament of Holy Order

Due to the role of the Bishop as a successor to the Apostles, who were themselves successors to Christ, the bishop is the proper minister of the Sacrament of Holy…
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May 17, 2019

Form of the Sacrament of Holy Order

The essential rite of the sacrament of Holy Order for all three degrees consists in the bishop's imposition of hands on the head of the ordinand and in the bishop's specific consecratory…
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May 17, 2019

Who is Eligible for the Sacrament of Holy Order ?

Only on Baptised men can the Sacrament of Holy Order be validly conferred, this is in accordance with the example set by Jesus Christ and His Apostles, who chose only…
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What if a former married Anglican or Eastern Orthodox priest converts and becomes a priest in the Roman Catholic Church, do they stay married or become celibate?
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May 17, 2019

The Sacrament of Holy Order in the Catholic

When referring to the Sacrament of Holy Order, we refer to the continuation of Jesus Christ's priesthood, which He bestowed upon His Apostles. This explains why the Catechism of the…
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