Painting of a feast / Early Christian catacombs. Fresco of female figure holding chalice in the Agape Feast. Catacomb of Saints Pietro e Marcellino, Via Labicana, Rome, Itally. ''The term Agape or Love feast was used for certain religious meals among early Christians that seem to have been originally closely related to the Eucharist. Agape means "love: esp. brotherly love, charity; the love of God for man and of man for God."