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Definition of Communion

Communion

  1. The act of sharing; community; participation.
  2. Intercourse between two or more persons; esp., intimate association and intercourse implying sympathy and confidence; interchange of thoughts, purposes, etc.; agreement; fellowship; as, the communion of saints.
  3. A body of Christians having one common faith and discipline; as, the Presbyterian communion.
  4. 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.

Communion Quotations

There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
Martin Luther

I hope to have communion with the people, that is the most important thing.
Pope John Paul II

Jesus didn't say, 'Blessed are those who care for the poor.' He said, 'Blessed are we where we are poor, where we are broken.' It is there that God loves us deeply and pulls us into deeper communion with himself.
Henri Nouwen

Baptism is not only a sacrament of our union with Christ; it is also a sacrament of our communion as the body of Christ.
Michael Horton

Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self.
Ted Hughes
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Communion Translations

communion in Dutch is communie
communion in French is communion
communion in German is Kommunion
communion in Swedish is nattvard
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