communion Idioms & Phrases


anglican communion

  • noun the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
    Anglican Church; Church of England.
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Close communion

  • communion in the Lord's supper, restricted to those who have received baptism by immersion.
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Communion elements

  • the bread and wine used in the celebration of the Lord's supper.
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Communion in both kinds

  • participation in both the bread and wine by all communicants.
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Communion in one kind

  • participation in but one element, as in the Roman Catholic Church, where the laity partake of the bread only.
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Communion service

  • the celebration of the Lord's supper, or the office or service therefor.
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Communion table

  • noun the table in Christian churches where communion is given
    altar; Lord's table.
WordNet
  • the table upon which the elements are placed at the celebration of the Lord's supper.
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holy communion

  • noun the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
    manduction; Communion; sacramental manduction.
    • the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation
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Open communion

  • communion in the Lord's supper not restricted to persons who have been baptized by immersion. Cf. Close communion, under Close, a.
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self-communion

Self`-com*mun"ion noun

Definitions
  1. Communion with one's self; thoughts about one's self.
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