That was the end of extreme unction
. It wasn't a game anymore.
For many centuries, the sacrament of Extreme Unction
was also known as the "impositio manuum super infirmum"--a laying of hands on the sick.
thought of as an under-the-wire, extreme unction
The priest who recorded her death wrote that "she died on the other shore, they [other Indians] took her there already gravely ill." (42) She had not confessed or received the sacrament of extreme unction
. Mochechi had been baptized for fourteen years by the time she died and had long since reached the age of reason, so she was certainly eligible for the sacraments.
First, most Roman Catholic chaplains ignored the British Army's ban on chaplains going into the trenches because of the need to administer sacraments, most notably Extreme Unction
. As a result, Roman Catholic chaplains shared the soldiers' experience of war through direct participation.
One of the latest contras is extreme, which used to mean 'dire,' as in the extreme unction
administered by a priest to a person about to die.
To this Joan responded that Glasdale was a liar and would die unshriven -- that is, without the benefit of extreme unction
or "last rites."
We will focus on one particularly striking passage in the poem (cited from Collected Poems): I tasted the malignity of the gorse, Its black spikes, The extreme unction
of its yellow candle-flowers.
Some clear examples of this are the paschal lamb, the mystic vesica piscis (an almond-shaped aureole surrounding pictures of Christ, the Virgin, etc.), the soul-saving values attributed to the oils used in extreme unction
. Bread made from wheat and wine made from grapes both play a very important role in the Christian eucharist, but these Mediterranean products are of doubtful evocative value for Christians beyond the seas.
The Anointing of the Sick (formerly known as Extreme Unction
) is the sacrament given to those in danger of death from sickness or old age.
Anyone who revived after receiving Extreme Unction
(last rites) was in for more of a shock than their families.
Roman Catholic priests may administer the sacraments of confession, the eucharist and extreme unction
to sick members of the Eastern churches (para.