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    Facebook On Twitter eNewsletters Site Tour Web Widgets Feeds Contact Us Advertise Subscribe Login Donate Resources Home Library Website Reviews What You Need to Know Catholic Dictionary Catechism Church Fathers Most Collection Free eBooks Catechism of the Catholic Church The sick person before God 1502 The man of the Old Testament lives his sickness in the presence of God It is before God that he laments his illness and it is of God Master of life and death that he implores healing 99 Illness becomes a way to conversion God s forgiveness initiates the healing 100 It is the experience of Israel that illness is mysteriously linked to sin and evil and that faithfulness to God according to his law restores life For I am the Lord your healer 101 The prophet intuits that suffering can also have a redemptive meaning for the sins of others 102 Finally Isaiah announces that God will usher in a time for Zion when he will pardon every offense and heal every illness 103 Notes 99 Cf Ps 6 3 38 Isa 38 100 Cf Ps 32 5 38 5 39 9 12 107 20 cf Mk 2 5 12 101 Ex 15 26

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    has visited his people 104 and that the Kingdom of God is close at hand Jesus has the power not only to heal but also to forgive sins 105 he has come to heal the whole man soul and body he is the physician the sick have need of 106 His compassion toward all who suffer goes so far that he identifies himself with them I was sick and you visited me 107 His preferential love for the sick has not ceased through the centuries to draw the very special attention of Christians toward all those who suffer in body and soul It is the source of tireless efforts to comfort them 1504 Often Jesus asks the sick to believe 108 He makes use of signs to heal spittle and the laying on of hands 109 mud and washing 110 The sick try to touch him for power came forth from him and healed them all 111 And so in the sacraments Christ continues to touch us in order to heal us 1505 Moved by so much suffering Christ not only allows himself to be touched by the sick but he makes their miseries his own He took our infirmities and bore our diseases 112 But he did not heal all the sick His healings were signs of the coming of the Kingdom of God They announced a more radical healing the victory over sin and death through his Passover On the cross Christ took upon himself the whole weight of evil and took away the sin of the world 113 of which illness is only a consequence By his passion and death on the cross Christ has given a new meaning to suffering it can henceforth configure us to him and unite us with his redemptive Passion Notes 104

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    and preached that men should repent And they cast out many demons and anointed with oil many that were sick and healed them 115 1507 The risen Lord renews this mission In my name they will lay their hands on the sick and they will recover 116 and confirms it through the signs that the Church performs by invoking his name 117 These signs demonstrate in a special way that Jesus is truly God who saves 118 1508 The Holy Spirit gives to some a special charism of healing 119 so as to make manifest the power of the grace of the risen Lord But even the most intense prayers do not always obtain the healing of all illnesses Thus St Paul must learn from the Lord that my grace is sufficient for you for my power is made perfect in weakness and that the sufferings to be endured can mean that in my flesh I complete what is lacking in Christ s afflictions for the sake of his Body that is the Church 120 1509 Heal the sick 121 The Church has received this charge from the Lord and strives to carry it out by taking care of the sick as well as by accompanying them with her prayer of intercession She believes in the life giving presence of Christ the physician of souls and bodies This presence is particularly active through the sacraments and in an altogether special way through the Eucharist the bread that gives eternal life and that St Paul suggests is connected with bodily health 122 1510 However the apostolic Church has its own rite for the sick attested to by St James Isa any among you sick Let him call for the elders presbyters of the Church and let them pray over him anointing

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    Anointing of the Sick This sacred anointing of the sick was instituted by Christ our Lord as a true and proper sacrament of the New Testament It is alluded to indeed by Mark but is recommended to the faithful and promulgated by James the apostle and brother of the Lord 125 1512 From ancient times in the liturgical traditions of both East and West we have testimonies to the practice of anointings of the sick with blessed oil Over the centuries the Anointing of the Sick was conferred more and more exclusively on those at the point of death Because of this it received the name Extreme Unction Notwithstanding this evolution the liturgy has never failed to beg the Lord that the sick person may recover his health if it would be conducive to his salvation 126 1513 The Apostolic Constitution Sacram unctionem infirmorum 127 following upon the Second Vatican Council 128 established that henceforth in the Roman Rite the following be observed The sacrament of Anointing of the Sick is given to those who are seriously ill by anointing them on the forehead and hands with duly blessed oil pressed from olives or from other plants saying only once

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    WHO ADMINISTERS THIS SACRAMENT In case of grave illness 1514 The Anointing of the Sick is not a sacrament for those only who are at the point of death Hence as soon as anyone of the faithful begins to be in danger of death from sickness or old age the fitting time for him to receive this sacrament has certainly already arrived 130 1515 If a sick person who received this anointing recovers his health he can in the case of another grave illness receive this sacrament again If during the same illness the person s condition becomes more serious the sacrament may be repeated It is fitting to receive the Anointing of the Sick just prior to a serious operation The same holds for the elderly whose frailty becomes more pronounced let him call for the presbyters of the Church 1516 Only priests bishops and presbyters are ministers of the Anointing of the Sick 131 It is the duty of pastors to instruct the faithful on the benefits of this sacrament The faithful should encourage the sick to call for a priest to receive this sacrament The sick should prepare themselves to receive it with good dispositions assisted by

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    Facebook On Twitter eNewsletters Site Tour Web Widgets Feeds Contact Us Advertise Subscribe Login Donate Resources Home Library Website Reviews What You Need to Know Catholic Dictionary Catechism Church Fathers Most Collection Free eBooks Action Alert SOLIDARITY MONTH 10 is as good as 1 000 Help set a new record for the number of gifts this month Goal 1 000 769 to go Catechism of the Catholic Church In case of grave illness 1514 The Anointing of the Sick is not a sacrament for those only who are at the point of death Hence as soon as anyone of the faithful begins to be in danger of death from sickness or old age the fitting time for him to receive this sacrament has certainly already arrived 130 1515 If a sick person who received this anointing recovers his health he can in the case of another grave illness receive this sacrament again If during the same illness the person s condition becomes more serious the sacrament may be repeated It is fitting to receive the Anointing of the Sick just prior to a serious operation The same holds for the elderly whose frailty becomes more pronounced Notes 130 SC 73

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    Catechism of the Catholic Church let him call for the presbyters of the Church 1516 Only priests bishops and presbyters are ministers of the Anointing of the Sick 131 It is the duty of pastors to instruct the faithful on the benefits of this sacrament The faithful should encourage the sick to call for a priest to receive this sacrament The sick should prepare themselves to receive it with good

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    III HOW IS THIS SACRAMENT CELEBRATED 1517 Like all the sacraments the Anointing of the Sick is a liturgical and communal celebration 132 whether it takes place in the family home a hospital or church for a single sick person or a whole group of sick persons It is very fitting to celebrate it within the Eucharist the memorial of the Lord s Passover If circumstances suggest it the celebration of the sacrament can be preceded by the sacrament of Penance and followed by the sacrament of the Eucharist As the sacrament of Christ s Passover the Eucharist should always be the last sacrament of the earthly journey the viaticum for passing over to eternal life 1518 Word and sacrament form an indivisible whole The Liturgy of the Word preceded by an act of repentance opens the celebration The words of Christ the witness of the apostles awaken the faith of the sick person and of the community to ask the Lord for the strength of his Spirit 1519 The celebration of the sacrament includes the following principal elements the priests of the Church 133 in silence lay hands on the sick they pray over them in the faith of

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