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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Since God has first loved us (cf. 1 Jn 4:10), love is now no longer a mere 'command'; it is the response to the gift of love with which God draws near to us. In a world where the name of God is sometimes associated with vengeance or even a duty of hatred and violence, [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"Holy Communion augments our union with Christ. the principal fruit of receiving the Eucharist in Holy Communion is an intimate union with Christ Jesus. Indeed, the Lord said: 'He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him.'" Source: Catechism of the Catholic Church #1391

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"It is true, that in every place God graciously hears the petitions of those who pray to Him, having promised to do so: 'Ask, and you shall receive;' yet the disciple tells us that Jesus dispenses His graces in greater abundance to those who visit Him in the Most Holy Sacrament." Source: St. Alphonsus [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. John Climacus

"Insensitivity is deadened feeling in body and spirit, and comes from long sickness and carelessness. Lack of awareness is negligence that has become habit. It is thought gone numb, an offspring of predisposition, a trap for zeal, a noose for courage, an ignorance of compunction, the gateway to despair, the mother of forgetfulness giving birth [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Thomas a’ Kempis

"There is no other way to life and to true inward peace than the way of the holy cross and daily mortification." Source: Thomas a’ Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Dover Thrift Editions, 1940.

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"When the bell calls you to church, if someone asked you: 'Where are you going?' you could answer: 'I am going to feed my soul.' If one asked you, pointing to the tabernacle: 'What is that golden door?' 'It is the larder, it is the storehouse of my soul.' Who is it who has the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"With all the greater reason, then, it is not permissible for us, in thought, life or action, to take away from this truly most holy Sacrament its full magnitude and its essential meaning. It is at one and the same time a Sacrifice-Sacrament, a Communion-Sacrament, and a Presence-Sacrament And, although it is true that the [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"God's mercy is magnanimous. He pardons generously and forever, for He knows not how to forget only half. He restores the joy of innocence and the honor of the first state. He pardons not as a man, but as God. He wishes us still to remember our sins, but with a thought of love, of [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"When children begin to use their reason, fathers and mothers should take great pains to fill their hearts with the fear of God. This the good Queen Blanche did most earnestly by St. Louis, her son: witness her oft-repeated words, 'My son, I would sooner see you die than guilty of a mortal sin,' words [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"Then God eternal said: 'I am letting you know, dearest daughter, that in this sacrament I demand of you and of them the greatest purity that is possible to humanity in this life – so much so that you for your part as well as they ought to constantly strive to attain it. You should [...]

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