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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

From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer.
William Ames

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
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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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