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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"The first purification to be made is from sin; the means whereby to make it, the Sacrament of Penance.  Seek the best Confessor within your reach, use one of the many little books written in order to help the examination of conscience." Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Augustine says in his book on the Sentences of Prosper (Lanfranc, De Corp. et Sang. Dom. xiii): 'Under the species which we behold, of bread and wine, we honor invisible things, i.e. flesh and blood.'" Source:  St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"If one could understand all the blessings contained in Holy Communion nothing else would content the heart of man. The miser would no longer run after his treasures, nor the ambitious after glory. Everyone would shake the dust of earth from their feet and would fly towards heaven." Source: St. John Vianney, The Meditations [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"The source and companion of obedience is humility.  But disobedience comes from pride, which in turn comes from selfish love for oneself and deprives one of humility." Source: St. Catherine of Siena, The Dialogue, Paulist Press, 1980 The Dialogue was dictated by Catherine over a period of five days. Three scribes worked to keep [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"I wish briefly to reaffirm the fact that eucharistic worship constitutes the soul of all Christian life. In fact, Christian life is expressed in the fulfilling of the greatest commandment, that is to say, in the love of God and neighbor, and this love finds its source in the blessed Sacrament, which is commonly called [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"Vices do not submit without a struggle.  For however well one maintains the conflict, and however thoroughly he has subdued these enemies, there steals in some evil thing, which, if it does not find ready expression in act, slips out by the lips, or insinuates itself into the thought; and therefore his peace is not [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"We must make it clear, on the one hand, that the logic of gift does not exclude justice; nor does it merely sit alongside it as a second element added from without; on the other hand, economic, social and political development, if it is to be authentically human, needs to make room for the principle [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"All gather together. Christians come together in one place for the Eucharistic assembly. At its head is Christ himself, the principal agent of the Eucharist. He is high priest of the New Covenant; it is he himself who presides invisibly over every Eucharistic celebration. It is in representing him that the bishop or priest acting [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

“'Parents often entrust their offspring to others to feed; but I', says He, 'do not so, I feed you with My own flesh, desiring that you all be nobly born, and holding forth to you good hopes for the future.'” Source: St. John Chrysostom, Homily 46

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

“'To work is to pray.' The well-regulated life does not defer prayer until work has been accomplished; it turns the work itself into a prayer." Source: Ven. Fulton J. Sheen, Way to Happiness, St. Pauls, 1998.

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