Monthly Archives: May 2016

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"The institution of the Eucharist demonstrates how Jesus' death, for all its violence and absurdity, became in him a supreme act of love and mankind's definitive deliverance from evil." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"The Paschal Lamb foreshadowed this sacrament in these three ways. First of all, because it was eaten with unleavened loaves, according to Ex. 12:8: 'They shall eat flesh . . . and unleavened bread.' As to the second because it was immolated by the entire multitude of the children of Israel on the fourteenth day [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"We ought to serve God, for we are His creatures and His property. Although God gives us liberty, He does not mean to relinquish His rights over us. We belong to Him, we are His; and should we endeavor to free ourselves by disobedience, which is a true robbery of God's goods, a denial of [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"When we judge our own heart guilty, if we treat it gently, rather in a spirit of pity than anger, encouraging it to amendment, its repentance will be much deeper and more lasting than if stirred up in vehemence and wrath." Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, Inc., [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The inexhaustible richness of this sacrament is expressed in the different names we give it. Each name evokes certain aspects of it. It is called: The Holy and Divine Liturgy, because the Church's whole liturgy finds its center and most intense expression in the celebration of this sacrament; in the same sense we also call [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"I want you, therefore, to know that nothing causes as much darkness and division in the world among both laypeople and religious, clergy and shepherds of holy Church, as does the lack of the light justice and the invasion of the darkness of injustice. No rank, whether civil or divine law, can be held in [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

"We become one Body, and members of His flesh and of His bones... . This is effected by the food which He has freely given us, desiring to show the love which He has for us." Source: St. John Chrysostom, Homily 46

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"Do you, then, be also careful always to join to your daily visit to the Most Blessed Sacrament a visit to the most holy Virgin Mary in some church, or at least before a devout image of her in your own house. If you do this with tender affection and confidence, you may hope to [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Perfection is being, not doing; it is not to affect an act but to achieve a character. There is nothing that makes life unhappier than its meaninglessness, and life is devoid of meaning only when it is without purpose. There are tens of thousands of minor purposes, but the one great purpose is the perfection [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Ah! if we thought that Our Lord, who is so near us on the altar and in His tabernacle, inasmuch as one same roof covers us, is eye-witness of every one of our actions, and that at the end of the day we should have to appear in His august Presence to render Him an [...]

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