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Definition of 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

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

Often the work of the Lord itself may be a temptation to keep us from that communion with Him which is so essential to the benefit of our own souls.
George Muller

Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Joyce Brothers
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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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