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date: 18 October 2019

Viaticum (Lat., ‘provision for a journey’; Gk. ἐφόδιον‎). 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Author(s):
F. L. CrossF. L. Cross, E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

The Holy Communion given to those in likelihood of immediate death to strengthen them with grace for their journey into eternity. Acc. to W. usage it can be given at any time of the day and the ordinary regulation requiring fasting (until ... ...

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