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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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I've just got back from a Latin Service of the Holy Communion, which is said termly at the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford.
Practically all Christian communities meet for the ritual meal of bread and wine called the Holy Communion and sometimes referred to as the 'Eucharist' (thanksgiving) or 'Mass' (sending out in mission).
And the Sacrament of the Holy Communion is the ordained means whereby this union is maintained by the Saints on earth.
The Holy Communion is the sacrament of the unity of all
Believe the Holy Communion is the sign of Christ's perpetual presence; that when you kneel to receive the bread and wine, Christ is as near you -- spiritually, indeed, and invisibly, but really and truly as near you as those who are kneeling by your side.
For details, call Holy Communion at 767-6987 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
The five people are a doctor who is a scientist, who does not believe in anything not material being scientific; a vicar who is a typical clergyman, who thoroughly believes in supernatural things until they are proved, when he becomes an agnostic; a young American who is a cad and a fool; a girl who believes in fairies and goes to Holy Communion, which is the one thing that depicts she has a certain amount of sense; a duke who ends every sentence with a quotation from Tennyson to Bernard Shaw.
They are the married gay parents of toddlers who work as lectors and ministers of Holy Communion.
The monks from Russian Valaam monastery consider that everyone is possessed at some level, depending how much they are burdened by passions, so they recommend living according to God's commandments: fast, prayers, confession, repentance and Holy Communion.
For instance, Holy Communion, a sacrament commemorating Jesus 'death, can promote progressive social justice ministry.