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communicant

Christianity a person who receives Communion
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In some churches they are given to the communicant by the presiding minister or the person who is assisting to distribute the communion.
Originating from both sides of common carotid arteries, they are equal vessels that ascend to the carotid channel in the encephalon base, perforate the dura mater, arise the caudal communicant branch, continue rostrally, ventrally passing the optical tract, and driving to the medium dorsal level to the optical nerve, and caudal to the olfactory tuberculum.
State-owned investors acquired part of the shares of Communicant Semiconductor Technologies.
In the third stanza, however, thi s adiaphoric stance yields to a more specifically Calvinist position: divine presence is asserted, but is confined to the communicant's soul; it is indicated, but not embodied, by the species of bread and wine.
With the carefully hung communion dresses in Communiante (Communicant, 1987), or the priestly vestments strewn on a wooden pew in God is Love (1992), Blondel evokes the body only to replace it with crystal surrogates, objects that are at once intrusively phallic and fragile.
She was very active in the Whitinsville community, notably as a communicant of the Soorp Asdvadzadzin Armenian Church, member of the Church's Women's Guild, President of the Armenian Red Cross, and Treasurer of the Whitinsville Women's Club.After the death of her husband in 1976, she met and married Richard J.
The American group, the Dubai authorities and the German regional state of Brandeburg have established an ad hoc joint venture, Communicant Semiconductor Technologie AG, to take the project forward, according to the Land's Minister for Economic Affairs, Wolfgang Furniss.
"The girls," she writes, "became communicant members when they were each around 10 years old.
He was a communicant of the Church of the Divine Love of Montrose, where he also served on the vestry.
Belfast grammar Campbell College has been denied full access to a pounds 750,000 fund as pupils had to be communicant members of the Presbyterian Church to qualify.
As a daily communicant, I am in the habit of examining my conscience frequently and have had to lighten up on myself and others through the years.
But I do not know how a priest can determine sufficiently well the disposition of the communicant unless the communicant belongs to a church which has the sacrament of Penance and the communicant has gone to Confession if a mortal sin has been committed since his previous Confession.