Holy Communion


Examples of Holy Communion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, too, went the history of the Church of the Holy Communion, a former Episcopal house of worship at Sixth Avenue and 20th Street, built in 1844 and landmarked in 1966, then sold off for secular use in the 1970s. Curbed, 11 Dec. 2023 On January 9, 1890, she was baptized, confirmed and received her first Holy Communion. Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review, 20 Nov. 2023 The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated at each early service. Deb Harvell, Arkansas Online, 22 Oct. 2023 Raised as Catholic, Maya said she wasn’t allowed to have sacraments that a priest brought her, including Holy Communion. Kc Baker, Peoplemag, 10 Oct. 2023 The attention-grabbing opening has a group of excitable young girls in mid-flight through a bucolic field, shouting Andrzej’s name and jeering after the kid has run off in one of their First Holy Communion veils and scrambled up a tree. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Sep. 2023 However, individuals are to stop receiving Holy Communion until a proper baptism is performed. Adam Terro, The Arizona Republic, 15 Feb. 2022 Doyle was only scheduled to stay at Brookfield Assisted Living for three days while her husband was visiting Ohio to see the First Holy Communion of two of their grandchildren, according to the lawsuit. Praveena Somasundaram, Washington Post, 30 May 2023 Peers representing Islam, Sikhism, Hinduism, and Judaism had key responsibilities in a ceremony that skillfully celebrated a multi-faith society amidst the ritual of Christian Holy Communion. Victoria Murphy, Town & Country, 9 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Holy Communion was in 1548

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“Holy Communion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Holy%20Communion. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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