The Lord's Supper


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
The paschal supper partaken of by Jesus the night before his crucifixion.
- Matt. vi. 9-13.
The sacrament of the eucharist; the holy communion.

See also: Lord, Lord

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
But one night, feeling that the end of life for him was near, he asked the brothers to give to him for the last time the Eucharist, or sacrament of the Lord's Supper.
Perhaps no living man has ever known an attempt to paint the Lord's Supper differently.
However, it all came to this, that I was to come to church as oft as ever I could, and bring my prayer-book with me, an' read up all the sponsers after the clerk, an' stand, an' kneel, an' sit, an' do all as I should, and take the Lord's Supper at every opportunity, an' hearken his sermons, and Maister Bligh's, an' it 'ud be all right: if I went on doing my duty, I should get a blessing at last.
Bread and wine are distributed in the Lord's Supper. The bread we used in my home church was unleavened wafers prepared by the Community of the Sacred Name, an order of Anglican sisters in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Among the Corinthians, the Lord's Supper had become an event where socialites could eat well and flaunt their position while their brothers and sisters in Christ whose social status didn't measure up were relegated to the first century's equivalent of the children's table in the kitchen.
The Mass of the Lord's Supper initiates the Easter Triduum, the three days of Friday, Saturday and Sunday that commemorate the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus.
In the Protest Church, every baptized person is invited to share and is allowed to lead the Lord's Supper. This approach is not accepted by Catholics.
Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday, the Seven Last Words (12 p.m.) and Commemoration of the Lord's Passion (3 p.m.) on Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil Mass at 8 p.m.
Cardinal Tagle will also preside the 'washing of the feet' during the evening Mass of the Lord's Supper at 5:00 p.m.
Last Sunday, known as Palm Sunday because of Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, our church family began Passion Week with the observance of The Lord's Supper. Jesus instituted The Lord's Supper at the last Passover Meal that He shared with His disciples just before He went to the cross to die for our sins.
He is not saying that by partaking of communion or the Lord's Supper we are saved, but by believing into Him and who He is: The Bread, which has come down out of heaven.
He also questioned the Lord's Supper and falsely claimed that some saints who were born centuries later were there.