Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Bernard of Clairvaux

"To define humility:  Humility is a virtue by which a man has a low opinion of himself because he knows himself well.  This is the virtue that belongs to those who have set their hearts to the climb and have gone from virtue to virtue, from step to step, until they reached the highest peak [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"In the Eucharist - on each occasion - there is re-presented the sacrifice of the Body and Blood offered by Christ once for all on the cross to the Father for the redemption of the world." Source: Pope St. John Paul II, General Audience, September 13, 1989

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Let us take a look at the pre-Christian world… Eros was thus celebrated as divine power, as fellowship with the Divine… The Old Testament firmly opposed this form of religion, which represents a powerful temptation against monotheistic faith, combating it as a perversion of religiosity. But it in no way rejected eros as such; rather, [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"St. Ambrose says about this conversion: Be convinced that this is not what nature has formed, but what the blessing has consecrated. The power of the blessing prevails over that of nature, because by the blessing nature itself is changed.... Could not Christ's word, which can make from nothing what did not exist, change existing [...]

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Top 25 Quotes

Below are twenty-five of the most popular quotes from Eucharistic Virtue's first year. Although, I love all the quotes from the first year, this selection is based on the comments, shares and likes that the quotes have received. You can pause the slideshow by hovering over the quote.

February 21st, 2017|Categories: Eucharist, Site News, Virtue|Comments Off on Top 25 Quotes

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Ah! why do we not place our perfection in prayer? Why do we not direct our studies, our virtues, to increase the state and the practice of prayer in ourselves? We employ our time and our graces in correcting some defects; but even should we not leave a single one, we must not pause there, [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"'My eyes and my heart shall be there always.' 1 Kings 9:3. Behold, Jesus has verified this beautiful promise in the Sacrament of the Altar, wherein He dwells with us night and day." Source: St. Alphonsus Liguori, Visits to the Most Holy Sacrament

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"In the bread and wine that we bring to the altar, all creation is taken up by Christ the Redeemer to be transformed and presented to the Father." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Any great love… makes the lover indifferent to physical hardships and sordid surroundings. The hovel of a man and wife who love each other is a far more joyous place than the rich apartment of the couple who have lost their love.  Love of God begets an even greater indifference to our environment: a saint [...]

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1st Anniversary of Eucharistic Virtue

This week will mark the 1st Anniversary of the daily quotes on the Eucharist and on Virtue. The website went live a few weeks before that, but the first daily quote was posted February 22, 2016. In that time, I've only missed a few days of posting - three days in October when attended a [...]

February 19th, 2017|Categories: Site News|Comments Off on 1st Anniversary of Eucharistic Virtue