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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"God loves, and his love may certainly be called eros, yet it is also totally agape." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, God is Love: Deus Caritas Est, Ignatius Press, 2006.

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

At every celebration of the Eucharist, we are spiritually brought back to the paschal Triduum: to the events of the evening of Holy Thursday, to the Last Supper and to what followed it. Source: Pope St. John Paul II, General Audience, September 13, 1989

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. John Climacus

"The lover of silence draws close to God.  He talks to Him in secret and God enlightens him.  Jesus, by His silence, shamed Pilate; and a man, by his stillness, conquers vainglory.  Peter wept bitterly for what he had said." Source: St. John Climacus, The Ladder of Divine Ascent

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"Father Francis Olimpio, the Theatine, used to say, that there was nothing on earth which enkindled such ardent flames of Divine love in the hearts of men as the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar. Hence our Lord showed Himself to St. Catharine of Sienna in this Blessed Sacrament as a furnace of love, from [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Thomas a’ Kempis

"Now, all our peace in this miserable life is found in humbly enduring suffering rather than in being free from it. He who knows best how to suffer will enjoy the greater peace, because he is the conqueror of himself, the master of the world, a friend of Christ, and an heir of heaven." [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"In this sacrament we may consider both that from which it derives its effect, namely, Christ contained in it, as also His Passion represented by it; and that through which it works its effect, namely, the use of the sacrament, and its species. Now as to both of these it belongs to this sacrament to [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Have, then, charity for your brethren. Let your first love be for them. It would be a great misfortune for you to have more charity for people out-doors than for those of the family." Source:  St. Peter Julian Eymard, The Divine Eucharist St. Peter Julian Eymard was a priest and the founder of the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"In the Eucharist, the Son of God comes to meet us and desires to become one with us; eucharistic adoration is simply the natural consequence of the eucharistic celebration, which is itself the Church's supreme act of adoration." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"But while extremely sensitive as to the slightest approach to slander, you must also guard against an extreme into which some people fall, who, in their desire to speak evil of no one, actually uphold and speak well of vice." Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, Inc., 2002. [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"When we come from Holy Communion if someone asked us: What are you bringing into your house? You would be able to say: I am bringing heaven. It is really true, but we have not sufficient faith. We do not understand our dignity. When we leave the altar rails we are as happy as the [...]

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