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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

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

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

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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