Meeting Jesus in the Sacraments (Second Edition)

Chapter 7: The Sacraments: Anointing of the Sick

 

The Sacraments: Anointing of the Sick

Film Focus: In this video, Monsignor John Zenz discusses the healing ministry in Jesus’ life as the source of the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick. Msgr. Zenz briefly discusses the theology of this sacrament and concludes with a discussion of how this sacrament is celebrated today.

Text Focus: Pages 225–229

Discussion Questions:

  1. Who is the “Patron Saint of Happy Death”? Why is this saint so called?
  2. What are the two gestures included in the Anointing of the Sick?
  3. Why is it important that the whole community is included in the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick?
  4. What other two sacraments are often performed in conjunction with the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick?

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