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- proper n. A Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper of Christ.
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- adj. See Eucharist.
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- n. the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
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There was morning service and Holy Communion at the little College chapel on the 1st of May, Ascension Day of 1856; then the party went on board, but their first start was only to Coromandel Bay, in order that the Bishop might arrange a dispute with the Maoris, and they then returned to Auckland to take up Mrs. Selwyn.
All our Aroa and Matlavo party wished to spend Ascension Day with us; and after Holy Communion they went across with Commodore William Pasvorang in a good whale boat, which I brought down on the deck of the schooner, and which Willy looks after at Aroa.
"The protopope stands above the left choir when the pontiff celebrates, he gives to him [the pontiff] Holy Communion and in the same way the pontiff to the protopope and he has all first places [ta proteia panta] in the church" (Goar, 225).
Dr. Cornish used to come on one Sunday in the month to celebrate the Holy Communion (which is given weekly in the mother Church); and when Mr. Grardiner was able to be at Sidmouth, recovering from his illness, he used to come over on the second Sunday in the month for the same purpose; and the next Lent, the Matins were daily, and followed by a lecture.
We professed our faith during each service with the Nicene Creed, and partook in Holy Communion most weekends.
On Whit Sunday, after Holy Communion on board, the party went on shore, and prayed for, 'I cannot say with the people of Vanua Lava.'
During the early Middle Ages from the time of the Synod of Agde (508), it was customary to receive Holy Communion at least three times a year = =
He blessed and used for Holy Communion the bread Stryjanka Józefa had made that morning at 4 A.M., the same dark and rough and crusty kind that I knew—well at least it certainly looked it from the picture—that Betty had pulled from her pack in the airport parking lot to feed us with that first hour she landed in our lives.
This had prompted the further speculation as to whether or not a Muslim might consider the taking of Holy Communion to be anthropophagous.
He then took his last leave of his uncle, and of the cousins who had been so dear to him ever since the old days of daily meeting in childhood; and Miss Neill, then a permanent invalid, notes down: 'On December 13, I had the happiness of receiving the Holy Communion from dear Coley Patteson, and the following morning I parted from him, as I fear, for ever.