Communion elements

the bread and wine used in the celebration of the Lord's supper.

See also: Communion

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In 1980, while blessing communion elements during mass, the archbishop was assassinated on the orders of Maj.
This resolution approves the "common, joint celebration of the Eucharist" and requires that an ordained United Methodist elder or bishop and an ordained Episcopal priest or bishop "stand together at the Lord's Table." (4) The communion elements include bread, wine, and grape juice, which should be consumed reverently.
Not only did John Wesley bring back the invocation of the Spirit, but he also revived the double epiclesis, as in the liturgies of the Eastern Church, by invoking the Holy Spirit upon both the congregation and upon the communion elements. (59) Calling upon the Holy Spirit, petitioning it to bless and sanctify, and describing the elements as gifts are all in the Liturgy of Saint Basil.
It was interesting to think that the very first liquid ever poured on the moon, and the first food eaten there, were communion elements." Neil Armstrong, the other astronaut onboard, did not participate.
Can communion elements be culture-ized or, by doing so, does the meal cease to be the Lord's Supper?
The patented Celebration Cup (13 [cts.] per cup) "facilitates more efficient and less time-consuming distribution of the Holy Communion elements."
Ever wonder about the deeper meaning behind soup kitchens, communion elements, and those Jell-O salads at church potlucks?
Anglican practice requires that leftover consecrated communion elements be consumed.
I remember debates at Knox College about how one should properly dispose of left-over Communion elements, but never Bibles!
Marty has called the "quiet smuggling of Communion elements." Marty says he has "communed Catholic cardinals and been offered the sacraments by them, not covertly, but also, inevitably, not as a joyful public sign of realized common life in the Body of Christ."