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The F O R M of Consecrating the OIL for the Si C K.

When the Oil for the Sick is to be confecrated, the

Deacon immediately after the Nicene Creed in the Eucharistick Service, mall bring a proper quantity of sweet Oil of Olives in a decent vessel to the Bishop, who shall place it uport the Altar ; and then turning to the People, he shall say, The Lord be with you. Anfw. And with thy spirit.

Then mall the Deacon say to the People, Let us pray. Then the People all kneel down; and the Bishop

turning to the Altar, and standing before it, shall Say the following prayer. Almighty Lord God, who hast taught us by thy

holy Apostle Saint James, to anoint the fick with oil,' that they may attain their bodily health, and render thanks unto thee for the same ; look down we beseech thee, and bless and fanc ta tify here the Biskop is to make the hgn of the cross over the Oil this thy creature of Oil, the juice of the olive : Grant, that those who shall be anointed therewith, may be delivered from all pains, troubles, and diseases both

of body and mind, and from all the snares, temptations, and assaults of the powers of darkness, through our Lord Jesus Christ thy Son; who, with Thee and the Holy Ghost, liveth and reigneth ever one God, world without end. Amen. Then the People shall rise, and the Deacon shall carry

the consecrated Oil into the Vestry, or to some other

convenient place. Note, every Priest must take care to apply to the

Bishop for consecrated Oil, who shall upon such their application furnish them therewith. And here it is to be noted concerning the Oil for Bap

tism, the Milk and Honey for the Baptized, the Chrism for Confirmation, and the Oil for the Sick; that if all or more than one of them are to be consecrated on the same day, they may be confecrated the one after the other, in the same order that they follow each other in this book.

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COMMUNION of the Sick.

When a fick perfon, not able to come to the church,

is defrous to receive the Eucharift in his house, be must give timely notice to the Priest, fignifying also how many there are to communicate with him. Upon which the Priest, as soon as he conveniently may, shall carry à proper quantity of the conjécrated Eucharistick elements, which were reserved at the Publick Communion, to the fick person's

house; where a convenient place and all things · necessary being so prepared, that the Priest may reverently minister, he mall there administer the Holy Communion after the form and manner fol

lowing. The elements being covered with a fair white linen

cloth, the Prieji (or the Deacon, if he be there as well as the Priest) mall say, The Introit appointed for this occasion is part of the forty first Pfalm.

Then shall be said the Introit. RLessed is he that confidereth the poor and needy: D the Lord shall deliver him in the time of trouble.

The Lord preserve him, and keep him alive, that he may be blessed upon earth; and deliver not thou him into the will of his enemies,

The

The Lord comfort him when he lieth fick upon his bed: make thou all his bed in his sickness.

I said, Lord, be merciful unto me: heal my soul, for I have sinned against thee.

Mine enemies speak evil of me: When shall he die, and his name perish?

But be thou merciful unto me, O Lord: raise thou me up again, and I shall reward them.

By this I know thou favourest me: that mine enemy doth not triumph against me.

And when I am in my health, thou upholdest į me: and shalt set me before thy face for ever.

Blessed be the Lord God of Israel: world without end. Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son: and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be : world without end. Amen.

Then the Priest Mall say to the People,
The Lord be with you.
Answ. And with thy spirit.
Pr. or Deac. Let us pray.

Then the People shall kneel, and the Priest Mall say,
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Answ. Christ, have mercy upon us.
Pr. Lord, have mercy upon us.

Then

Then all the Priest say the following Prayer. Almighty God, unto whom all hearts be open, all I desires known, and from whom no secrets are hid; cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love thee, and worthily magnify thy holy name, through

Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
: Then shall be read the Collect, as followeth,

A Imighty ever-living God, maker of mankind, 1 who correctest those whom thou dost love, and chastifest every one whom thou dost receive: we beseech thee to have mercy upon this thy servant visited with thine hand ; and to grant, that he may take his sickness patiently, and recover his bodily health, if it be thy gracious will; and that whensoever bis foul shall depart from the body, it may be carried by thy holy angels into the region of the Blessed, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. . Immediately after the Collect the People Mall rise,

and the Priest or Deacon being turned to them, shall read the Epistle, saying,

The Epistle is written in the twelfth chapter of the epistle to the Hebrews, beginning at the fifth

The Epistle. M Y fon, despise not tħou the chastening of the

M Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him: For whom the Lord loveth, he chafteneth; and scourgeth every fon whom he receiveth,

in The Epistle ended, he fall say, .. Here endeth the Epifle,

verse.

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