Tag Archives: Sacrament of Anointing

ASK FATHER: Anointing in the Time of Ebola

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I´m writing from Spain where sadly, a nurse is extremely ill with Ebola virus. She was infected while treating a Spanish missionary who was brought back from Africa to get treated.
My question is this: imagine she asks for … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Why not Sacrament of Anointing before execution?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
In my Religion book by Fr. Laux, “Mass and the Sacraments”, he says without any explanation that soldiers going into battle and criminals before execution cannot receive Extreme Unction. I get the soldiers part, but why can’t the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Everyone going forward at a “healing Mass” for Anointing of the Sick

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I am a graduate student at ___, and over the past few weeks have received two emails (one related to the tragedy this past weekend) for “Healing Masses” in which (quoting the one) “priests…will be available to administer the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can I take Communion home for my sick wife?

From a reader:
Am I allowed to take home communion for my sick wife & in what.
You are to be commended for wanting to help your wife benefit from the Eucharist.  I hope she is better soon.
The short answer is, No, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Why don’t priests use the Apostolic Pardon for the dying?

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I understand that the Sacrament of the anointing is not the same as the apostolic pardon. Why is it that some priests do not say those words for this pardon and give both the blessing and the pardon? … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Does sacrament of anointing forgive mortal sins?

From a reader:
Can mortal sins be forgiven in the sacrament of Extreme Unction? The Catechism of Trent seems to say no:
“Pastors, therefore, should teach that by this Sacrament is imparted grace that remits sins, and especially lighter, or as they … Continue reading

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