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viaticum

(vīăt`ĭkəm) [Lat.,=provision for a journey], in the Roman Catholic Church, Communion given to the dying by a priest. Catholics are obliged to receive the viaticum if they are able and to procure it for others. The dying person is usually confessed before receiving the viaticum but need not be fasting. The confession, viaticum, and anointing of the sickanointing of the sick,
sacrament of the Orthodox Eastern Church and the Roman Catholic Church, formerly known as extreme unction. In it a sick or dying person is anointed on eyes, ears, nostrils, lips, hands, feet, and sometimes, in the case of men, the loins, by a priest while
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 are called the last rites of the church.

viaticum

Eucharist given to one who is dying. [Christianity: Brewer Dictionary, 1128]
See: Death

viaticum

Christianity Holy Communion as administered to a person dying or in danger of death
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Viatical is from the Latin viaticum, which refers both to Christian communion given to the dying and to provisions given before a journey.
org), in addition to the Anointing of the Sick, Confession, and Viaticum, it suggests the following as the final hour approaches: "The cardinal disposition of the soul should turn to the frequent eliciting of the acts of faith, hope, and love and contrition.
Manuscript d24 Nicholas of Dinkelsbuhl, various Clm17458 works; Thomas Ebendorf de Haselbach, De conjessione; Peter Cantor, Viaticum tendentis Jerusalem; Alanus, Sermons; Collections Heidelpergenses; Sermo desancto spiritu; Sermo de purification sanctae Mariae.
Louis Vuitton Malletiere SA (C-236/08), Viaticum SA, Lucetiel S.
In the case of anointing a person near death, it is often accompanied by the sacraments of reconciliation (if possible) and viaticum (holy communion for the dying).
Los antiguos latinos usaban dos palabras para senalar los desplazamientos; por un lado, viaticum que se descompone de via (camino) y cum --ayuda externa para realizar la empresa.
Item in (LXXVI) alio coffano erat una planeta de serico albo, alia planeta de serico rubeo, unus pan nus de serico dilaniatus pro altari, unum frigium cum panno vetusto, tres stole, tria manipula, duo singula (cingula), duo corporalia cum vestibus, octo tobalie modice pro altari, due cote, una camisia, unum altare viaticum, una brustia de ebore cum reliquiis.
Primarily Galenic, learned medicine was transmitted to the West through treatises such as the Viaticum of Ibn-Jazzar and the De Melancholia of Ishaq ibn-Imran, both of which were translated into Latin by Constantine the African in the eleventh century, as well as through the Qanun of Ibn-Sina and the series of works known as the Galenic Corpus, translated in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.
Taking the reformed rites of anointing, viaticum, and burial as his subject matter, and integrating insights from the Gospels and contemporary studies on death and illness, M.
Obviously, God's identification with Eros prompted the medieval poets, mystics and singers of minne-piety to take an amorous view of the human longing for God which was further assimilated into the idea of worshipping 'woman' as Divine--an idea that gave birth to the cult of veneration of the beloved (domna) as the viaticum of spiritual union between the lover and God (Amor).
For this reason the discomfort of existence and the wound that cannot be healed are the viaticum for the return to the harmony of the song of the anima mundi.
Lovesickness in the Middle Ages: The Viaticum and Its Commentaries.