Canon 9: Anointing of the Sick
Anointing of the Sick is conferred by anointing the aged or infirm
with oil and using the words prescribed in the liturgical books.
anointing is to be carefully performed while observing the words,
the order, and the manner prescribed in the liturgical books; but in
cases of necessity it is sufficient that one anointing be made of
the forehead or even on another appropriate part of the body, while
saying the entire formula.
communal celebration of the Anointing of the Sick can be performed
according to the prescriptions of the ordinary of the diocese.
priest and bishop who are in good standing, validly administers the
Sacrament of the Sick.
Sacrament of the Sick can be administered again to a member of the
Faithful, who, after a period of recovery begins to decline and once
again becomes seriously ill.
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