Holy Communion


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Holy Communion

n.
The sacrament of the Eucharist received by a congregation.

Holy Communion

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the celebration of the Eucharist
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the consecrated elements of the Eucharist
Often shortened to: Communion

Ho′ly Commun′ion


n.
1. a Christian sacrament in which consecrated bread and wine are consumed as the body and blood of Christ or as symbols of Christ's body and blood or as memorials of Christ's death.
2. the consecrated bread and wine; the Eucharist.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Holy Communion - the act of participating in the celebration of the EucharistHoly Communion - the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist; "the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation"
ritual - the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies
Eucharist, Eucharistic liturgy, Holy Eucharist, Holy Sacrament, Liturgy, Lord's Supper, sacrament of the Eucharist - a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine
intercommunion - participation in Holy Communion by members of more than one church (eg Catholic and Orthodox)
Translations

Holy Communion

nla comunione, l'eucaristia
References in classic literature ?
She suggested that Natasha should fast and prepare for Holy Communion, and Natasha gladly welcomed the idea.
It seemed to Philip that the religion which his uncle had preached all his life was now of no more than formal importance to him: every Sunday the curate came and administered to him Holy Communion, and he often read his Bible; but it was clear that he looked upon death with horror.
Lichfield Cathedral will be holding a service on the moon on Saturday, July 20 at the exact time in 1969 that Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin celebrated Holy Communion before he and Neil Armstrong became the first people to take one small step on the lunar surface.
One of the highlights of my First Holy Communion was picking up a Happy Meal on the drive home after a long day visiting relatives.
Easter Day | April 21 8am -- Holy Communion 10am -- Festival Eucharist with the Bishop of Chester 11.45am -- BCP Eucharist 3.30pm -- Festival Evensong 6.30pm -- Festival of Lessons and Carols for Easter
They will worship with traditional Divine Service III from Lutheran Service Book with Holy Communion celebrating the Nativity of Jesus.
POPE Francis' Mass organisers are seeking 4,000 volunteers to help give Holy Communion at the Phoenix Park.
The parishioners also took part in the holy communion, which symbolises what Jesus went through during the Last Supper.
There will be a short celebration of Holy Communion after the service.
Other services at the cathedral include holy communion tonight at 11.30pm and tomorrow at 10.30am.
Paprocki asks people to look at the decree not as "denying Holy Communion, but of people themselves refraining from Holy Communion if they are 'conscious of grave sin.'"