And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.
The Gospel of Luke 22:19-20 (NIV)
First communion of chlorotic young girls in the snow.
Première communion de jeunes filles chlorotiques par un temps de neige.
Eyes wide and blank as the buttons on a first Communion coat.donald e. westlake
There is a communion of more than our bodies when bread is broken and wine drunk.M. F. K. Fisher
It is tradition in Ireland that you're given money for your first communion.Roma Downey
For faithful Catholics, communion is not just a nice ritual: It is the body and blood of Jesus Christ, and the ultimate sign of our willingness to be incorporated into the church.Maggie Gallagher
I would celebrate the Holy Communion service in my pajamas if I thought it would help someone to find faith.Nicholas Stacey
Holy Communion is the shortest and the safest way to Heaven.St. Pius X
If Angels could be jealous of men, they would be so for one reason: Holy Communion.St. Maximilian Kolbe
The culmination of the Mass is not the consecration, but Communion.St. Maximilian Kolbe
The Sacraments are Jesus Christ’s presence in us. So it is important for us to go to Confession and receive Holy Communion.Pope Francis
We do not go to Holy Communion because we are good; we go to become good.John Bosco
Go often to Holy Communion. Go very often! This is your one remedy.thérèse of lisieux
How lovely it was, that first kiss of Jesus in my heart — it was truly a kiss of love.thérèse of lisieux
The first day of Communion in Eternity will never end.thérèse of lisieux
First Communion is a powerful church and family ritual; no one who has been present can miss its importance for the children taking part.Carole Garibaldi Rogers
I did my holy communion, and it was amazing how quickly the stories of the Bible and God and Jesus got under my skin.Joel Edgerton