Monthly Archives: May 2017

Daily Eucharist Quote – Council of Trent

"The practice of carrying the Sacred Eucharist to the sick and of carefully reserving it for this purpose in churches, besides being exceedingly reasonable and appropriate, is also found enjoined in numerous councils and is a very ancient observance of the Catholic Church." Source: Council of Trent Session XIII

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"It is when I possess least that I have the fewest worries and the Lord knows that, as far as I can tell, I am more afflicted when there is excess of anything than when there is lack of it." Source: Saint Teresa of Avila, The Way of Perfection, Dover Thrift Editions, 2012. [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Virtue is a plant from Calvary, which Our Lord confides to us that we may cultivate it with blood and tears. Its strength is in its root, which strikes into the soil of the soul. If through frivolity you leave that root uncovered, the shrub will die." Source:  St. Peter Julian Eymard, The Divine [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"What happiness do we not find in the presence of God, when we find ourselves alone at His feet before the tabernacle. Ah! if we had the eyes of the angels! Seeing Our Lord Jesus Christ Who is present on this altar and Who is looking at us, how we would love Him! We would [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Love of neighbor, grounded in the love of God, is first and foremost a responsibility for each individual member of the faithful, but it is also a responsibility for the entire ecclesial community at every level: from the local community to the particular Church and to the Church universal in her entirety.  As a community, [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The Lord addresses an invitation to us, urging us to receive him in the sacrament of the Eucharist: 'Truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.'" Source: Catechism of the Catholic Church #1384

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"The only pleasure in gambling is to win, and this cannot be a satisfactory pleasure, since it can only be enjoyed at the expense of your antagonist." Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, Inc., 2002.

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"This is a wonderful expression: 'The center of the life of the entire Church.' The Eucharist makes the Church, just as the Church makes the Eucharist. The presbyter, having been given the charge of building the Church, performs this task essentially through the Eucharist. Even when the participation of the faithful is lacking, he cooperates [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Faustina

"Love does not consist in words or feelings but in deeds.  It is an act of the will; it is a gift; that is to say, a giving.  The reason, the will, the heart – these three faculties must be exercised during prayer.  I will rise from the dead in Jesus, but first I must [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Cyprian of Carthage

d"The Lord in His Gospel, when He would direct the way of our hope and faith in a brief summary, said, 'The Lord your God is one God: and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength. This is the first commandment; [...]

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