Monthly Archives: May 2016

Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"That our sanctification did not depend upon changing our works, but in doing that for God’s sake, which we commonly do for our own. That it was lamentable to see how many people mistook the means for the end, addicting themselves to certain works, which they performed very imperfectly, by reason of their human of [...]

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Daily Virtue Post – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Give all you have acquired of merits and virtue; give all you will acquire in the future by your actions, your labors, the sufferings of your whole life. If you have nothing, borrow the virtues and merits of Our Lord and of the Blessed Virgin. Beg that good Rebecca to clothe you with the garment [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"The soul also must be fed. Where then is its food? When God wished to give food to our soul to sustain it in the pilgrimage of this life, He looked over all the creation and found nothing worthy of it. Then He fell back on Himself and resolved to give Himself." Source: St. [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"In instituting the sacrament of the Eucharist, Jesus anticipates and makes present the sacrifice of the Cross and the victory of the resurrection. At the same time, he reveals that he himself is the true sacrificial lamb." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"All this anger and irritation against one’s self fosters pride, and springs entirely from self-love, which is disturbed and fretter by its own imperfections. What we want is a quiet steady, firm displeasure at our own faults." Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, Inc., 2002.

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Faustina

"How can one be pleasing to God when one is inflated with pride and self-love under the pretense of striving for God’s glory, while in fact one is seeking one’s own glory? When I see such a thing, it gives me very great pain." Source: St. Faustina, Diary: Divine Mercy in My Soul [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"The celebration of the Eucharist, however, cannot be the starting-point for communion; it presupposes that communion already exists, a communion which it seeks to consolidate and bring to perfection." Source:  Pope St. John Paul II, Papal Encyclical: Ecclesia De Eucharista, 4/17/2003

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Council of Trent

“The holy council teaches and openly and plainly professes that after the consecration of bread and wine, our Lord Jesus Christ, true God and true man, is truly, really and substantially contained in the august sacrament of the Holy Eucharist under the appearance of those sensible things.” Source: Council of Trent Session XIII [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"In fact, in order to remain in the relation of the 'sincere gift of self' and in order to become a gift, each for the other, through their whole humanity made of femininity and masculinity (also in reference to the perspective that Genesis 2:24 speaks about), they must be free in exactly this way.  Here [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"The more we strive to secure a common good corresponding to the real needs of our neighbors, the more effectively we love them." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, CARITAS IN VERITATE (Charity in Truth), 6/29/2009

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