Paragraph 1519

1519. The celebration of the sacrament includes the following principal elements: the “priests of the Church”132– in silence – lay hands on the sick; they pray over them in the faith of the Church133– this is the epiclesis proper to this sacrament; they then anoint them with oil blessed, if possible, by the bishop.
These liturgical actions indicate what grace this sacrament confers upon the sick.


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