Introductory Rites

Greeting -- The priest greets the sick person and the others present.

Sprinkling with Holy Water -- If it seems desirable, the priest may sprinkle the sick person and those present with holy water.

Instruction -- The priest addresses those present.

Penitential Rite -- The priest invites the sick person and all present to join in the penitential rite. (Skipped if done during/after Mass.)

Liturgy of the Word

Reading -- The word of God is proclaimed by one of those present or by the priest. (Skipped if done during/after Mass.)

Response -- A brief period of silence may be observed and then the priest may give a brief explanation of the reading. (Skipped if done during/after Mass.)

Liturgy of Anointing

Litany

Laying on of Hands -- In silence, the priest lays his hands on the head of the sick person.

Prayer over the Oil -- The priest says a prayer of thanksgiving over the blessed oil or he may bless the oil himself.

Anointing -- The priest anoints the sick person with the blessed oil.

Prayer after Anointing

The Lord's Prayer

Liturgy of Holy Communion
(Skipped if done during/after Mass)

Communion.

Silence

Prayer after Communion

Concluding Rite

Blessing

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