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Daily Virtue Quote – St. John Climacus

"Drive far away that hound of hell which comes at the time of your deepest mourning and whispers that God is neither merciful nor compassionate.  You will find, if you take the trouble, that before you sinned he was assuring you that God is loving, compassionate, and forgiving." Source: St. John Climacus, The Ladder [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"As Ambrose says (De Sacram. v), just as Christ's sacrifice is denoted by the offering of Melchisedech, so likewise it is signified by the water which flowed from the rock in the desert, according to 1 Cor. 10:4: 'But they drank of the spiritual rock which came after them.'" Source:  St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"As Communion is the end here below of all the mysteries of Jesus Christ's life, let it be the end of your life, also. It alone is worthy of being your end, the end in which you will abide in which you will take your rest, for it alone perfectly gives you Jesus Christ, and [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The secret to a happy life is the moderation of our pleasures in exchange for an increase of joy." Source: Ven. Fulton J. Sheen, Way to Happiness, St. Pauls, 1998.

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Daily Virtue Quote – Thomas a’ Kempis

"If you wish to make progress in virtue, live in the fear of the Lord, do not look for too much freedom, disciple your senses, and shun inane silliness.  Sorrow opens the door to many a blessing which dissoluteness usually destroys." Source: Thomas a’ Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Dover Thrift Editions, 1940. [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"Do not say that you are not worthy. What nonsense! It is true you are not worthy, but you are in need. If our Saviour had had our worthiness in view He would never have instituted His beautiful Sacrament of love, because no one in the world, not even the Saints nor the Angels, nor [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"The mystery of the Eucharist – sacrifice, presence, banquet – does not allow for reduction or exploitation; it must be experienced and lived in its integrity, both in its celebration and in the intimate converse with Jesus which takes place after receiving communion or in a prayerful moment of Eucharistic adoration apart from Mass." [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Do you love Him alone? But in what degree? Have you not other affections that thwart the former? Examine whence come your thoughts, whether they are habitually fixed on Our Lord, His love, His adorable Presence. We think on what we love. Where your thought is, thither your heart turns." Source:  St. Peter Julian [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Hildegard of Bingen

"So let the person of faith do too.  Let him leave childish behavior and grow up to fullness of virtue and persevere in its strength, leaving the pride of desire, which pants after foolish vice; but let him with anxious care meditate what may be useful for him, though before he stooped childishly to childish [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The three synoptic Gospels and St. Paul have handed on to us the account of the institution of the Eucharist; St. John, for his part, reports the words of Jesus in the synagogue of Capernaum that prepare for the institution of the Eucharist: Christ calls himself the bread of life, come down from heaven." [...]

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