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  • proper noun The sacrament of Holy Communion


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  • One of the things that kept it alive was the custom of having an itenerating or, changeable communion service; that is, Communion was held every first Sunday in the month. alternately at the morning afternoon and evening services.

    Unwritten History

  • It is the assembly and communion of all truly God-fearing, good-hearted, new-born persons in all the world, bound together by the Holy Spirit in the peace of God and the bonds of love -- a Communion outside of which there is no salvation, no

    Spiritual Reformers in the 16th & 17th Centuries

  • FiFNA had entered into communion with the Traditional Anglican Communion (TAC), and in 2001 its Council articulated a two-prong strategy, to stay connected both with those working within the Communion and those who had left it, until it became clear what God purposed to achieve.

    Anglican Mainstream

  • At one Massachusetts church, leaders said they gave Kerry communion after the Archdiocese instructed them not to deny anyone Communion, and that it was up to the individual to decide if, in good conscience, they should receive the Eucharist,

    First Read

  • They felt the diocese had broken communion and they needed to find a way to reconnect with the Communion.

    Anglican Mainstream

  • What I mean by Anglican Churches developing "their communion with one another along conciliar lines" is that such a development will produce an interpretive authority; viz., the bishops of the Communion, who would take counsel together in a decennial episcopal synod - not conference - to deal with questions of teaching, praxis and order.

    The Confessing Reader

  • For Catholics the wafer taken in Communion is basically flour and water, same as bread (well bread has a leavening agent).

    I Don't Think I Can Think of a Title for This One

  • The term Communion (Communio) is used, not only for the reception of the Holy Eucharist, but also as a shortened form for the antiphon

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • That resulted, most awkwardly, in this phrase, "They then helped preside over a service at which they declared bread and wine to be consecrated and offered what they called Communion to anyone who wished to receive it."


  • In all this, the Anglican Communion is a dramatic testing ground, because it — alone among the churches — has sought to have it both ways: at once affirming traditional Christian notions of marriage and family, love and fidelity, and adapting them to the experiences of gay believers.

    The Velvet Reformation


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