intercommunion love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Communion, relationship, or association between persons or groups.
  • noun The practice by which members of different Christian denominations can receive Communion at one another's Eucharistic services or at a common service.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Communion one with another; intimate intercourse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Mutual communion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun communion (association) between people or groups
  • noun The participation, together, in Holy Communion of people from different denominations

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun participation in Holy Communion by members of more than one church (eg Catholic and Orthodox)

Etymologies

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inter- +‎ communion

Examples

  • – for a desire for intercommunion is one of the strong instincts of our nature, and yet it is one which, as regards all the rest of creation but our human fellow-beings, we have to unlearn from babyhood.

    Parables From Nature

  • Its gravamen is that marriage is an embodied spiritual "intercommunion" established by free, complete, mutual self-gift.

    The ecclesiology of the body

  • Its gravamen is that marriage is an embodied spiritual "intercommunion" established by free, complete, mutual self-gift.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Many people insist that this unity should be simply anticipated by requesting or demanding intercommunion before the communion of the Churches has been restored.

    Television

  • Many people insist that this unity should be simply anticipated by requesting or demanding intercommunion before the communion of the Churches has been restored.

    Ecumenism

  • Nevertheless, the Chancellor was exercised over the matter of intercommunion, saying:It is still the case, for instance, that those who are in the Catholic Church are told that they are not in communion with the Anglican Church—although I have seen that.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Considering that the TAC and FiF have full intercommunion agreements, and the fact that these folks are identical in terms of faith and practice, it borders on insane for bishop Broadhurst to turn his nose up towards the TAC.

    Slow posting continues till mid-August...

  • In 1931 the Bonn agreement established intercommunion between the Anglican Church and those Old Catholic Churches in the Union of Utrecht.

    Germany - Sermon at Thanksgiving Service

  • In 1931 the Bonn agreement established intercommunion between the Anglican Church and those Old Catholic Churches in the Union of Utrecht. 2006 marked the 75th anniversary of the Bonn Agreement ad events were held in Freiburg, Germany, to celebrate this.

    Germany - 'One Church, One Hope' - Freiburg Lecture

  • Now, when all these studies reach the point of intercommunion and connection with one another, and come to be considered in their mutual affinities, then, I think, but not till then, will the pursuit of them have a value for our objects; otherwise there is no profit in them.

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

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