On your deathbed, convert the padre who comes to give you final unction .
James Duncan, preaching with great unction and power, was asked what was the secret of such powerful preaching.
Do you slather the white unction on like cake mixture or go for something a little more moderate?
Following the designation process, Halpern and Long see an underlying mythos that ritual unction ought to be followed by a battle in which the designated individual demonstrates his worthiness to rule.
Seven sacraments are recognized: baptism in infancy, followed by confirmation with consecrated oil, penance, the Eucharist, matrimony, ordination, and unction in times of sickness or when near death.
Here I would suggest that one of the main secrets of success in the early Church lay in the fact that the early believers believed in unction from on high and not entertainment from men.
The Scottish king retained the paternal image of an earlier regnal style, and was not yet set apart by crowning and unction from his subjects, who were apt, indeed, to address him in a free and familiar style.
Josafa Vasconcelos, a Presbyterian pastor from Brazil, preached with unction in Portuguese, enjoying the benefit of not having to use an interpreter.
Exorcisms were performed particularly on those items employed in unction and on holy water, as well as food and drink.
the headlines gloated with the kind of effusive unction only the English press can muster