A body of Christians having one common faith and discipline; as, the Presbyterian communion.
The sacrament of the eucharist; the celebration of the Lord's supper; the act of partaking of the sacrament; as, to go to communion; to partake of the communion; called also Holy Communion.
the Christian sacramental meal, equivalent to the Lord's Supper; now more commonly called 'eucharist' in Episcopal churches; also called Mass in Roman Catholic churches.
One of two sacraments in the Lutheran Church during which the body and blood of Christ in the form of bread and wine, are partaken of by the people.
(See Lord's Supper)
The Mystery (Sacrament) of Holy Eucharist. The Bread and Wine become the Body and Blood of Christ through the Holy Spirit during the Anaphora.
A memorial supper of bread and wine, symbolizing the broken body and shed blood of Jesus. "The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?" (1 Cor. 10:16).
The most important of the Christian services. It acts out the events of the last supper which Jesus had with his disciples.
A ceremony in which a congregation of Christians receives the sacrament of the Eucharist; when referring to organisations, it means a group of churches with the same beliefs and rites (example: Anglican Communion)
communion: the third of the seven holy sacraments in the Catholic Faith. This is the sacrament of the holy Eucharist, in which the Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples is celebrated, and a participant may receive the body and blood of Christ symbolically by eating bread and drinking wine that has been blessed with the spirit of Christ. It is a way of experiencing Holy Communion with the Lord, and is a part of many other churches that do not formally follow the traditional order of the Catholic Sacraments.
A service of worship in which bread and wine are consecrated to represent the body and blood of Christ. This service is patterned on Jesus final Passover meal with his disciples. This service is sometimes also called Lord's Supper or Eucharist. Most Presbyterian congregations in Canada do not serve communion at all worship services but only at designated "communion services" which occur monthly or quarterly according to the chosen pattern of the congregation.
the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist; "the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation"
(Christianity) a group of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites
a big deal for Catholic people and so people usually celebrate it and go all out
The Christian community united in faith and love. Also means the act of receiving the Eucharist, because of its significance as a sign of unity.
The Eucharist, or the act of celebrating or partaking of it: often called Holy Communion
sharing of bread and wine to remember Jesus' death
referring to receiving the Eucharist or to the elements themselves, or to one group of persons or religious bodies being "in Communion" and professing a shared belief with others
In addition to Holy Communion, or Eucharist, the term applies to the bonds of faith, hope, and love joining believers in unity and charity throughout the world. Called into communion with one another and with their bishops, believers form the community of faith.
The Christian sacramental meal, equivalent to the Lord's Supper; now more commonly called the Holy Eucharist in Episcopal churches; also called the Mass. See "sacrament" and "wafer."
the simplest of the antiphonal chants from the mass. Like the offertory, the communion has shed its psalm verse and consists of an antiphon alone. (As usual, the antiphon is sung by the choir).
(Gr. koinonia) A common union of the most intimate kind, enjoyed by Christians with God and with each other in the Church. This communion is especially realized in the mystery of the Holy Eucharist John 6:56; 1 Cor. 10:16, 17).
sacrament in which the Church remembers the death of Christ by eating bread and drinking wine, symbolising the body and blood of Christ
The sacrament which recalls the last meal of Jesus. The body and blood of Christ are symbolised by bread and wine.
Holy Communion is another term for the Eucharist or the Lord's Supper, where the bread (or wafer) and the wine represent the body and blood of the Lord Jesus Christ, given in death for the sins of the world. In a more general sense it is the fellowship and sharing between believers.
The sacramental Christian meal, equivalent to the Lord's Supper; often called 'Eucharist' in Episcopal churches today.
A symbolic re-enactment of the Last Passover Supper when Jesus shared bread and wine with His disciples the evening before He was crucified; in Evangelical churches, grape juice is usually served instead of wine.
(Gr., "metalÄ“psis"): the Christian Sacrament in which bread and wine are blessed and consumed as the body and blood of Christ, also known as the Holy Eucharist and the Mysteries.
ego surrendering to Soul, being embraced and raised up into Soul's loving vibration. Lite meaning: tiny wafers of compressed Jesus: A wafer a day keeps the ego away
The Communion is the Gregorian chant sung during the distribution of the Eucharist in the Roman Rite Catholic Mass. It is one of the antiphonal chants of the Proper of the Mass, and the final chant in the proper. It is followed by the Post-Communion.