communion of saints


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communion of saints

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the spiritual fellowship of all true Christians, living and dead
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"And when he does go," he continued (our thoughts ran so much together, that our conversation was often slightly elliptical), "I suppose he repeats the words 'I believe in the Communion of Saints'?"
We are reminded that the dead in Christ will rise first and join with us and all the communion of saints at the Lord's Table.
While Jesus and Jeremiah may have felt alone in their mission, our belief in the communion of saints offers us the universe's largest extended family for encouragement.
His recurring questions, including those on basic tenets like the creation, original sin, the communion of saints, and the Holy Trinity have been adequately answered.
"I believe in the Holy Ghost; one holy Christian (the original reads "catholic") Church, the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting.
I hate that I know exactly how true this is and how deep the loss ("In the communion of saints," December).
with a titanium yardstick, then whaled the Communion of Saints out of us
Pope Francis also said that forgiveness of sins through Jubilee Indulgence can be obtained by various means for the sick and elderly, the incarcerated, and even the deceased as we pray for them in the great mystery of the Communion of Saints. And the Jubilee Indulgence, the Pope assured, shall also be obtained by the faithful who perform the spiritual and corporal works of mercy.
In our view of the communion of saints, we so often find ourselves looking back, albeit with much gratitude for all those who have been chosen vessels of God's grace at work in the world.
We are part of the Communion of Saints; if there is a soul in Purgatory that needs prayer, Our Lord will use our prayers for the one who is 'forgotten.'
The power and potential of the Lord's Prayer lies in its eschatological dimension that is at one and the same time encapsulating past-present-future as we are joined to the communion of saints, and to our living Lord.
Tucson, AZ, June 21, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Anaphora Literary Press (www.anaphoraliterary.com) is excited to promote A Communion of Saints. Terence Culleton's debut collection of original poetry has assembled a conclave of fictional saints whose legends, lives, libidinous sin quests, sonnets, and songs reverberate with the heroic loneliness of the human condition.