How do you explain communion to a child?
What is a communion in simple terms? Definition of communion
1 : an act or instance of sharing. 2a capitalized : a Christian sacrament in which consecrated bread and wine are consumed as memorials of Christ’s death or as symbols for the realization of a spiritual union between Christ and communicant or as the body and blood of Christ.
What does communion literally mean? The Latin root of communion is communionem, meaning “fellowship, mutual participation, or sharing.”
What is communion Catholic for kids? During the act of Communion, Catholics all believe that Jesus is present during the mass and each mass is a celebration of their devotion and faith. Once a child partakes in the Eucharist they are a full member of the Church, an occasion that must be celebrated.