Religious Glossary - common terms used related to Religion
Communion - The sacrament which recalls the last meal
of Jesus. The body and blood of Christ are symbolised by bread
and wine. Communion is also a group of Christians with a common
religious faith who practice the same rites.
Holy Communion is another term for the Eucharist or the
Lord's Supper, where the bread (or wafer) and the wine represent
the body and blood of the Lord Jesus Christ, given in death
for the sins of the world. In a more general sense it is the
fellowship and sharing between believers. (Fitzwimarc)
The state of being intimate with God and each other within
the context of a holy meal. The rite is called the Holy Eucharist.