Definition of make one's communion in English:

make one's communion


  • Receive bread and wine that has been consecrated at a Eucharist, as a sacramental, spiritual, or symbolic act of receiving the presence of Christ.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I grew up in Brosna, went to school there and made my communion and confirmation there.’