Communion, Holy
Communion, Holy
By Communion is meant the actual reception of the Sacrament of the Eucharist

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  • Communion, Holy —    See Holy Communion …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Communion, Holy — See Sacraments of the Church …   Dictionary of church terms

  • Holy Communion — • By Communion is meant the actual reception of the Sacrament of the Eucharist Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Holy Communion     Holy Communion      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Holy Communion Episcopal Parish (Ashe County, North Carolina) — Parish church name = Holy Communion Episcopal Parish Holy Trinity, Glendale Springs St. Mary s, West Jefferson Ashe County, North Carolina dedication = Holy Communion, Holy Trinity and St. Mary denomination = Episcopal tradition = parish = Holy… …   Wikipedia

  • Holy Communion — noun the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation • Syn: ↑Communion, ↑sacramental manduction, ↑manduction • Derivationally related forms: ↑commune (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • holy — adj. (holier, holiest) 1 morally and spiritually excellent or perfect, and to be revered. 2 belonging to, devoted to, or empowered by, God. 3 consecrated, sacred. 4 used in trivial exclamations (holy cow!; holy mackerel!; holy Moses!; holy… …   Useful english dictionary

  • communion — n. sharing 1) communion with a Christian sacrament, the Eucharist 2) to administer, give communion 3) to take communion 4) Holy Communion * * * [kə mjuːnɪən] give communion Holy Communion [ a Christian sacrament, the Eucharist ] to administer [… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Communion — n. 1 a sharing, esp. of thoughts etc.; fellowship (their minds were in communion). 2 participation; a sharing in common (communion of interests). 3 (Communion, Holy Communion) a the Eucharist. b participation in the Communion service. c (attrib.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • communion — n. 1 a sharing, esp. of thoughts etc.; fellowship (their minds were in communion). 2 participation; a sharing in common (communion of interests). 3 (Communion, Holy Communion) a the Eucharist. b participation in the Communion service. c (attrib.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • holy — /hoh lee/, adj., holier, holiest, n., pl. holies. adj. 1. specially recognized as or declared sacred by religious use or authority; consecrated: holy ground. 2. dedicated or devoted to the service of God, the church, or religion: a holy man. 3.… …   Universalium

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