Chapter 17 Sacraments of Healing
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    • Chapter 17 Sacraments of Healing Open to page 181
    • God is loving and forgiving• Prophets called people to repentance anc conversion• Jesus too called people to turn away from sin and towards God – Did so through the way he lived – By example
    • Sin• Every sin weakens our relationship with God• Venial; less serious• Mortal; completely turns us away from God – God NEVER stops loving us though – Prodigal Son – Luke 15: 11-24
    • Parable Son• We must have sorrow or contrition• Tell God we are sorry• Show we are sorry through action, penance• Resolve to avoid sin again• God then grants us absolution
    • Jesus’ Forgiveness• Jesus forgave sinners during His mission and His disciples continued this• First through Baptism• After Baptism, we sin however• Go against our conscience, our ability to know the difference between right and wrong
    • Jesus’ Forgiveness• Jesus continues to forgive us through the Sacrament of Reconciliation• Priests are empowered to forgive sins by the authority bestowed to them during Holy Orders• Forgive in the name of Jesus and through the power of the Holy Spirit
    • Sacrament of Reconciliation• Celebrated in 2 ways – Individual meeting with priest – A group with one or more priests
    • Jesus comforts all who are in need• Jesus sent his Disciples out to “anoint with oil many who were sick and cure them”• “Lay hands on the sick, and they will recover” (Mark 16:17,18)• Anointing of the sick is first mentioned in James – James 5:14-15
    • Anointing of the Sick• Whole community is involved• Priest administers the sacrament• Healing as well as hope and support• God’s grace and comfort are given to those ill or suffering
    • Anointing of the Sick• Renews their trust and faith in God• Unites them to Christ in His suffering• Prepares them, when necessary, for death and the hope of live forever with God
    • Parts of the Sacrament• Liturgy of the Word• Holy Communion• Prayer of the Faithful• Laying on of Hands• Anointing with Oil
    • “Last Sacraments”• Penance, Anointing of the Sick, Eucharist as viaticum• Viaticum; “food for the journey”