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make one's communion

Definition of make one's communion in English:

Receive bread and wine that has been consecrated at a Eucharist, as a sacramental, spiritual, or symbolic act of receiving the presence of Christ.
Example sentences
  • Mrs. McGrath looked after the boys and girls who were making their communion.
  • When her son Conor was making his communion, another seven-year-old boy in the class warned the other children that none of them would go to an arranged party if Conor showed up because he was black.
  • Congratulations to the 12 pupils from the Kilglass and Culleens national schools who made their communion in Kilglass Church.
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