19. Anointing The Sick And The Dying

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19. Anointing The Sick And The Dying

Read Lesson 19 in the US Catholic Catechism for Adults. Self-study program of St. Edward Church, Shelon WA


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cardinal Bernadin, the bishop of Chicago is best known for: p. 250
    • A. 

      His opposition to the Daley political machine in his city.

    • B. 

      His promotion of vocations to the religious life.

    • C. 

      His multiple terms as president of the NCCB.

    • D. 

      His teaching on how to embrace suffering in the face of death.

  • 2. 
    Jesus' compassion to the paralytic was indicated by: p. 251
    • A. 

      Saying, "Pick up your mat and follow me."

    • B. 

      Saying "Your sins are forgiven."

    • C. 

      Saying, "It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle."

    • D. 

      Saying, "He who has trust in me will make the journey to heaven."

  • 3. 
    Jesus' cures were: p. 252
    • A. 

      Signs of the arrival of the Kingdom of God

    • B. 

      A heralding of a new age in the progress of medicine.

    • C. 

      A revision of the procedures of Hippocrates.

    • D. 

      The inauguration of faith healing.

  • 4. 
    One should receive the Anointing: p. 253
    • A. 

      At the point of death once in a coma.

    • B. 

      If it has never been received before and one is sick.

    • C. 

      Only if surgery is anticipated.

    • D. 

      If the nature of the illness is serious to any extent.

  • 5. 
    Sick children: p. 253
    • A. 

      May be anointed if they are in weak condition even though no dangerous illness is present.

    • B. 

      Should not misuse this sacrament by putting it off.

    • C. 

      If they have sufficient use of reason to be comforted by this sacrament.

    • D. 

      Will be anointed on the upper hand so they will not rub the oil off.

  • 6. 
    What is the oil used in this sacrament called?
  • 7. 
    Which of these is not an effect of the sacrament: p. 254
    • A. 

      It unites the sick person to the passion of Christ

    • B. 

      It gives the sick person the strength, peace & courage to endure his sufferings.

    • C. 

      It provides the certainty of healing within a week.

    • D. 

      It restores health if it is conducive to the salvation of his soul.

  • 8. 
    Viaticum is :  p. 254
    • A. 

      Holy Communion given at the end of life.

    • B. 

      A viaduct built by a Catholic.

    • C. 

      When the sick person cannot swallow the Consecrated Host, this multi-purpose pill is used instead.

    • D. 

      A blessing given before the heart stops beating.

  • 9. 
    The Sacrament of anointing the sick unites the sick person with the suffering of Jesus in his sufferings on the cross.  p. 254
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The minister of the sacrament: p. 255
    • A. 

      Are only bishops and priests.

    • B. 

      Bishops, priests and deacons in emergency.

    • C. 

      Anyone who has the intention to do what the Church requires.

    • D. 

      The faithful who have special delegation from the Ordinary of the diocese.

  • 11. 
    The minister lays his hands on the head of the sick person, and: p. 253
    • A. 

      Anoints the forehead and hand

    • B. 

      Uses the words, "Be confirmed with the Chrism of salvation."

    • C. 

      Anoints only the area of pain or injury.

    • D. 

      Has the sick person repeat the words after him.

  • 12. 
    The epistle of James asks for whom to be called? p. 256 & 257
    • A. 

      Presbyters

    • B. 

      Overseers

    • C. 

      Episcopoi

    • D. 

      Diaconoi

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