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And You Visited Me : Sacramental Ministry to the Sick - Charles W. Gusmer

And You Visited Me

Sacramental Ministry to the Sick

Paperback Published: 1st January 1984
ISBN: 9780814660614
Number Of Pages: 224

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"Extreme unction" and "last rites" are no longer a part of the Church's ministry to the sick and dying, according to Father Charles Gusmer. Today, communal celebration frames sacramental experience. In the rites for the sick and dying, this experience is the paschal mystery-working in the life of the seriously ill Christian in the community. Priests, deacons, and students of liturgy will find this work a sourcebook for understanding the development of the rites and a guide in the ritual praxis. Suggestions for ministerial implementation are made in the context of information now available from liturgical scholarship and modern scientific research on sickness and death.

ISBN: 9780814660614
ISBN-10: 0814660614
Series: Studies in the Reformed Rites of the Church
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st January 1984
Publisher: Pueblo Publishing Co ,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Type: Revised