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A comestible made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading into dough and baking.
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The song speaks of breaking bread, drinking wine, dining, and praising God specifically together.
Female Nomad and Friends: Tales of Breaking Free and Breaking Bread Around the World comes from the author of Tales of a Female Nomad, which became a best-seller upon its publication in 2001.
SHE might be breaking bread for the pose, but Michelle Heaton is off her c arbs.
Their breaking bread with President Ahmadinejad is a perversion of the search for peace and an appalling betrayal of religious values," Foxman said in a press release.
Herizons added the breaking bread project to its annual fall fundraising drive and raised more than $600 at press time for the Breaking Bread project.
Twenty-five years after its original publication, Mel Piehl's Breaking Bread remains the most comprehensive scholarly analysis of the first decades of Catholic Worker history and a fine complement to William Miller's A Harsh and Dreadful Love: Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement (New York: Liveright, 1973).
We are hungry for the spiritual nourishment of breaking bread and sharing the cup and celebrating Jesus in our midst.
The ancient tradition and ritual of breaking bread in communion with others has lasted through millennia to become the essence of Christianity today.
During the bishops' four-day meeting at a retreat house outside Toronto, they traveled into the city for Archbishop Andrew Hutchison's second fundraising dinner, called Breaking Bread with +Andrew: Dinner and Conversation With the Primate,
Other initiatives in Lozells include the Breaking Bread project, where young people in inner city areas are encouraged to develop positive relationships with each other.
No word on whether Europeans subjected to the evolutionary pressure of being cooped up with crew mates 24/7 might eventually sour on the notion of breaking bread with them at the end of every day.
And up the steps of the ziggurat I climb, the steps worn by five thousand years of pilgrimage, and there is the garden, and a table waiting with a carafe of sherbet, and my mother breaking bread as she did all hours of the day, breaking bread for the bee-eaters and orioles that live in the garden, flinging bread into the air and over the grass for the hoopoes that swoop and coo in the garden at the summit, the morning birds, the evening birds, bread falling over the ground like appleflowers as far as my mother can throw it, the bread flying around her head, and the orioles almost mechanical birds that circle her in the garden from where now I can see rivers stretching from horizon to horizon.