Unction Sentence Examples
It is hardly likely that the Thonraki of the 10th century would have rejected water-baptism and yet have retained unction with holy oil; this Gregory Magistros attests they did, but he is an unreliable witness.
Elsewhere he talks of the " sacrament of faith," and " of the Resurrection," and " of human salvation," and " of the Pascha," and " of unction," and " of the body of Christ."
In the period of the Hebrew monarchy the thought that Yahweh is the divine king of Israel was associated with the conception that the human king reigns by right only if he reigns by commission or" unction "from Him.
The main duties of the parish priest are to offer the sacrifice of the mass (q.v.), to hear confessions, to preach, to baptize and to administer extreme unction to the dying.
It was a popular opinion in the middle ages that extreme unction extinguishes all ties and links with this world, so that he who has received it must, if he recovers, renounce the eating of flesh and matrimonial relations.
On the 6th of July 1909 he was suddenly taken ill, on the 10th he received conditional absolution from a priest of the diocese of Southwark, and on the 12th extreme unction from the prior of Storrington.
Thereupon, in defiance of the archbishop, the abbe Baradere gave him the viaticum, while the rite of extreme unction was administered by the abbe Guillon, an opponent of the civil constitution, without consulting the archbishop or the parish cure.
Baptism and extreme unction only were continued, lest souls should be lost; and marriages were permitted but not inside the walls of churches.
Unction is about to be administered.
A violet stole is worn by the priest when giving absolution after confession, and when administering Extreme Unction.Advertisement
The word is sometimes used loosely for the unmixed olive oil used in the sacrament of extreme unction.
The sacrament of the anointing of the sick in the Roman church is treated under Extreme Unction.
He prescribes panda toenail unction to be spread on the forehead before sleep to make the dreams more lucid.
But ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things.
Punctuality will be a witness, giving power and receiving unction whenever we speak the word concerning our Lord.Advertisement
God so experimentally in the believer gives the unction to prayer and faith and every activity to which the believer is called.
Even extreme unction has its basis in the Egyptian Ritual.
As an ambassador of Christ, he preached the wondrous mercy of God with a spiritual unction and solemn earnestness.
A few peasants of Lombardy still believe that one who has received extreme unction ought to be left to die, and that sick people may be starved to death through the withholding of food on superstitious grounds.
They wished to administer the sacrament of unction.Advertisement
Some Gnostics sprinkled the heads of the dying with oil and water to render them invisible to the powers of darkness; but in the East generally, where the need to compete with the Cathar sacrament of Consolatio was less acutely felt, extreme unction is unknown.
The temperature was determined by a platinum-rhodium and platinum thermo-j unction in contact with the metal.
Nieremberg has not the enraptured vision of St Theresa, nor the philosophic significance of Luis de Leon, and the unvarying sweetness of his style is cloying; but he has exaltation, unction, insight, and his book forms no unworthy close to a great literary tradition.
The lining of these pits is amply supplied with branches from the trigeminal nerves, but the f unction is still quite unknown.
Pirminius, who was far from being an original writer, made great use of a treatise by Martin of Braga, but substituted a Roman form of Renunciation, and refers to the Roman rite of Unction in a way which leads us to suppose that the form of creed which he substituted for Martin's form was also Roman.Advertisement
In his Summa he declares that as there are seven chief sins, either original or of act, so there must be seven sacraments to remedy them; but he only enumerates six, namely baptism and the sacraments of confirmation, of the altar, of penance, last unction and matrimony.
They contend even that extreme unction was so instituted, and that St James in his Epistle did but promulgate it.
The distinction, be it noted, of form and matter seems more appropriate to the sacraments of baptism, Eucharist, confirmation and last unction, than to those of orders, penance and matrimony.
Reservation for the sick and unction of the sick were retained; and exorcism, unction, trine immersion and the chrisom were included in the baptismal service.
The rite of extreme unction was introduced in the crusading epoch, although it was already usual to anoint the bodies of dead priests.
The sacrament of "extreme unction" was also evolved by way of competing with the death-bed corisolamentum.
The infirmarer judged when it was necessary to administer unction, after which the community departed, leaving the monk to die alone.
After receiving communion and unction he quietly died; and next day a throng of acquaintances who came to pay their last respects to the deceased filled the house rented by the Rostovs.