"Without prayer, they who receive Our Lord in Communion will never know how to converse with Him. Our Lord will not penetrate into their understanding, which is not open to Him. He will remain, as it were, in the antechamber. He will not enter into the depths of their heart. Their soul will not be [...]
"Why should we be surprised that He gives Himself to us as food? After all, if He furnishes food for the birds and the beasts in the natural order, why should He not furnish it for man in the supernatural order?" Source: Ven. Fulton Sheen, These are the Sacraments
"Every medicine does not suit every stage of sickness; because the tonic given to those who are recovering from fever would be hurtful to them if given while yet in their feverish condition. So likewise Baptism and Penance are as purgative medicines, given to take away the fever of sin; whereas this sacrament (Eucharist) is [...]
"He who does not find the enemy within will find the enemy without." Source: Sheen Fulton, Guide to Contentment, Alba House, 2010.
"Great occasions for serving God come seldom, but little ones surround us daily; and our Lord Himself has told us that 'he that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much.'" Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, Inc., 2002.
"All actions have a right to be performed well... They ought to be all Eucharistic, made with Eucharistic grace and love, and on the model of the Eucharist. You ought to perform manual labor as well as you do Adoration or Communion, because your actions derive their merit from the Master who commands them, and [...]
"The Eucharist is the centre and summit of the whole of sacramental life, through which each Christian receives the saving power of the Redemption, beginning with the mystery of Baptism, in which we are buried into the death of Christ, in order to become sharers in his Resurrection, as the Apostle teaches." Source: Pope [...]
"Humility, humility, and ever humility, as we can do nothing ourselves; all is purely and simply God’s grace." Source: St. Faustina, Diary: Divine Mercy in My Soul
"Freedom has within itself the frightening power of turning an angel into a devil." Source: Sheen Fulton, Guide to Contentment, Alba House, 2010.
"It is in keeping with the very meaning of the Eucharist that the faithful, if they have the required dispositions, receive communion each time they participate in the Mass. As the Second Vatican Council says: 'That more perfect form of participation in the Mass whereby the faithful, after the priest's communion, receive the Lord's Body [...]