(In the Roman Catholic Church) the sacramental anointing of the ill or infirm with blessed oil; unction.
More example sentences
- There will be Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick at 2.30 pm.
- There will be a special Mass on Thursday at 3pm during which the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated.
- In the Romanian Orthodox church, the Anointing of the Sick is administered by three priests and may be given to the healthy to prevent illness.
Definition of Anointing of the Sick in:
- The US English dictionary