Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"If a sense of guilt weighs down the soul no amount of pleasure on the outside can compensate for the loss of joy on the inside. As sorrow is attendant on sin, so joy is the companion of holiness." Source:  Ven. Fulton Sheen, The Way to Happiness

March 31st, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"By analogy with the Covenant of Mount Sinai, sealed by sacrifice and the sprinkling of blood, the actions and words of Jesus at the Last Supper laid the foundations of the new messianic community, the People of the New Covenant." Source:  Pope St. John Paul II, Papal Encyclical: Ecclesia De Eucharista, 4/17/2003

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The Eucharist is the sum and summary of our faith: 'Our way of thinking is attuned to the Eucharist, and the Eucharist in turn confirms our way of thinking.'" Source:  Catechism of the Catholic Church #1327

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"If you want to avenge yourself on the devil and free yourselves more quickly from temptation, ask the superior, as soon as a temptation comes to you, to give you some lowly office to do, or do some such thing, as best you can, on our own initiative, studying as you do it how to [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Thomas a’ Kempis

"Nature has a relish for knowing secrets and hearing news.  It wishes to appear abroad and to have many sense experiences.  It wishes to be known to do things for which it will be praised and admired.  But grace does not care to hear news or curious matter, because all this arises from the old [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"By the Eucharist He feeds His children, not with the Manna with which the Jewish people were fed in the desert, but with His adorable Body and His precious Blood." Source: St. John Vianney, The Meditations of the Curé D’Ars

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Therese of Lisieux

"When I say that compliments have no effect upon me, Mother, I am not referring to the love and confidence you have shown me; that, on the contrary, touches me deeply, but I feel that I need not be afraid of praise anymore and can enjoy it in all simplicity, attributing all that is good in me [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"A thing is one in perfection, when it is complete through the presence of all that is needed for its end; as a man is complete by having all the members required for the operation of his soul, and a house by having all the parts needful for dwelling therein. And so this sacrament is [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Renounce self, then. Know for certain and for all time that of yourself you can never accomplish anything, neither here nor there, neither today nor to morrow, neither for this one nor for that one, and go ask God's help before beginning- anything whatsoever. This is true humility; to omit it, is stupidity." Source:  [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"This is an aspect of the Eucharist which merits greater attention: in celebrating the sacrifice of the Lamb, we are united to the heavenly 'liturgy' and become part of that great multitude which cries out: 'Salvation belongs to our God who sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb!'  (Rev 7:10).  The Eucharist is truly [...]

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