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noun as in sacrament in church; body of believers sharing a sacrament

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Yet all hope is not lost in Hamaguchi’s gem, even if profound connection and communion are sometimes as fleeting as a pair of cigarettes burning brightly in the night out of a moving car’s sunroof.

I think fat is delicious, fats are one of the communion elements.

From Time

All of them were meant to help people feel a sense of communion with something greater than themselves.

He gets drunk on communion wine and stumbles through the Eucharist.

From Time

When I was a kid, watching the bowl of sujeonggwa disappear into individual cups felt as ceremonious as bowing before our ancestors and elders, intentioned as taking communion in church.

From Eater

Again, that pre-communion questionnaire sin litmus test might prove handy.

In fact, the communion conundrum highlights the first visible fissure in the church of Francis.

For close to two thousand years, Christians have been taking Holy Communion.

But to these people, it's a religious rite ranked right up there with First Communion—or Mardi Gras.

The primary motivation is communion with your fellow human beings.

This hurly-burly,” said he, drawing her into a quiet eddy of the stream, “is no place for the communion of two twin souls.

The central ceremony of the confarreatio was an act partly of sacrifice, partly, one might almost say, of communion.

Some are constantly being added, others are removed from her communion on earth, but her characteristic absolute identity remains.

The privileges enjoyed by the children of those in communion with the Church, manifest them to be under obligation.

All who are not in the communion of the true Church, are exposed to the wrath threatened against those who are far from God.


On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to communion, such as: intimacy, rapport, togetherness, accord, association, and closeness.

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