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Daily Eucharist Quote – The Catechism

The holy Eucharist completes Christian initiation. Those who have been raised to the dignity of the royal priesthood by Baptism and configured more deeply to Christ by Confirmation participate with the whole community in the Lord's own sacrifice by means of the Eucharist. Source:  Catechism of the Catholic Church #1322

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Everything has its origin in God’s love, everything is shaped by it, everything is directed towards it. Love is God’s greatest gift to humanity, it is his promise and our hope. Source:  Pope Benedict XVI, CARITAS IN VERITATE (Charity in Truth)

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

Levity is an act; joy, a habit. Source:  Ven. Fulton Sheen, These are the Sacraments

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

At every celebration of the Eucharist, we are spiritually brought back to the paschal Triduum: to the events of the evening of Holy Thursday, to the Last Supper and to what followed it. Source:  Pope St. John Paul II, Papal Encyclical: Ecclesia De Eucharista, 4/17/2003

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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

That all possible kinds of mortification, if they were void of the love of God, could not efface a single sin. Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

We can thus understand how agape also became a term for the Eucharist: there God’s own agape comes to us bodily, in order to continue his work in us and through us. Source: Pope Benedict XVI, Deus Caritas Est

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Start of Daily Quotes

Eucharistic Virtue will have daily quotes about the Eucharist and about Virtue. The goal is to have two quotes each day. Most of the quotes are taken from writings of the Saints and Magisterial documents. The goal of the quotes is to provide an easy way to reflect on the Eucharist and living our love [...]

February 20th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist, Daily Quote: Virtue, Eucharist|Comments Off on Start of Daily Quotes

First Three Paths to Virtue Complete

I have been working on adding the descriptions of the paths to virtue. I started with St. Catherine of Siena. Her three step bridge is a great image of our spiritual progression. The second path is St. Hildegard of Bingen's Pillar of the Humanity of the Savior. It is an amazing model for the progression in [...]

February 6th, 2016|Categories: Site News|Comments Off on First Three Paths to Virtue Complete