Read the following references to further clarify the central ideas of this lesson. Look in other places as well as these; this is not an exhaustive list of the resources needed to answer the questions.

Father Hardon’s Catholic Catechism

Pages 540-547 (Anointing)

Father Hardon’s Question and Answer Catechism

#1505-1533 (Anointing of the Sick)

Revised Basic Course Manual

Pages 197-201 (The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick)


James 5:14-15
Mark 6:12-13

Catechism of the Catholic Church

#1525 (Sacraments that complete the earthly pilgrimage)
#1530 (Ministers of the Sacrament of Anointing)

Code of Canon Law (998-1007)


Modern Catholic Dictionary Vocabulary –

Review the following terms in your Modern Catholic Dictionary reference book (or online version at – go to the bottom of the page, click on “Dictionary”). 

Listed in Advanced Course Manual:
Anointing of the Sick
Extreme Unction
Healing Ministry
Oil of the Sick