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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

Wisdom is a sacred communion.
Victor Hugo

One hearty laugh together will bring enemies into a closer communion of heart than hours spent on both sides in inward wrestling with the mental demon of uncharitable feeling.
William James

Ministry is the least important thing. You cannot not minister if you are in communion with God and live in community.
Henri Nouwen

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
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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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