Daily Archives: 2 October 2008


The political posting in St Blog’s is sure to reach a fever pitch in the next–what is it? thirty-three days? Political posts seem to spike my hit count, but I think this may be my last political post before the … Continue reading

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PCS 20-22: The Oil of the Sick and its Preparation

We veer away from the more theological to the practical side of preparing the oil of the sick: 20 The matter proper for the sacrament is olive oil or, accord­ing to circumstances, other oil derived from plants. (See Roman Pontifical, … Continue reading

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