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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"The devout Father Nieremberg says, that bread being a food which is consumed by eating, and which keeps when preserved for use, Jesus was pleased to dwell on earth under its species, that He might thus not only be consumed by uniting Himself to the souls of His lovers by the means of the Holy [...]

July 26th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

“'Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of God;' and if so, woe be to the rich in spirit, for theirs must be the bitterness of Hell.  By rich in spirit I mean him whose riches engross his mind, or whose mind is buried in his riches.  He is poor in spirit [...]

July 26th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"Just as the just begin to see their happiness more clearly at death, so these wretched souls are presented with the sight of their evil lives.  There is no need for anyone else to show them, for their own conscience sets before them the sins they have committed and the virtues they ought to have [...]

July 25th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"A contemplative gaze 'upon him whom they have pierced' (Jn 19:37) leads us to reflect on the causal connection between Christ's sacrifice, the Eucharist and the Church. The Church 'draws her life from the Eucharist'. Since the Eucharist makes present Christ's redeeming sacrifice, we must start by acknowledging that 'there is a causal influence of [...]

July 25th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"The path itself is long and strewn with obstacles greater than our human resources alone can overcome, yet we have the Eucharist, and in its presence we can hear in the depths of our hearts, as if they were addressed to us, the same words heard by the Prophet Elijah: 'Arise and eat, else the [...]

July 24th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Jesus Christ, who loves us, is concerned with the whole person. These important teachings form the basis for the missionary aspect of the Church’s social doctrine, which is an essential element of evangelization. The Church’s social doctrine proclaims and bears witness to faith." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, CARITAS IN VERITATE (Charity in Truth), 6/29/2009 [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The ego is always insatiable, if it is in command; no indulgences and no honors quiet its craving, either for 'madder music and for a stronger wine,' or for the heady delights of testimonial dinners and 72-point headlines." Source: Ven. Fulton J. Sheen, Way to Happiness, St. Pauls, 1998.

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"Behold our Jesus, who, not satisfied with dying on earth for our love, is pleased even after His death to dwell with us in the Most Holy Sacrament, declaring that He finds His delights among men. 'O men,' exclaims St. Teresa, ‘how can you offend a God who declares that it is with you that [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"I renounced, for the love of Him, everything that was not He; and I began to live as if there was none but He and I in the world." Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims

July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Paul VI

"On the very day of Pentecost, when the Church appeared before the world, 'those who received the word" of Peter "were baptized.' And 'they continued steadfastly in the teaching of the apostles and in the communion of the breaking of bread and in prayers . . . praising God and being in favor with all [...]

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