Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Individuals who care for those in need must first be professionally competent: they should be properly trained in what to do and how to do it, and committed to continuing care. Yet, while professional competence is a primary, fundamental requirement, it is not of itself sufficient. We are dealing with human beings, and human beings [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"If eagles, says St. Jerome, on scenting a dead body go from afar to seek it, how much more should we run and fly to Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament, as to the most delicious food of our hearts!" Source: St. Alphonsus Liguori, Visits to the Most Holy Sacrament

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"What a wonderful day this is for us. This earth is about to become truly the image of heaven. The feasts and joy of heaven are going to come down to earth. Jesus is going to walk through our city!" Source: St. John Vianney, The Meditations of the Curé D’Ars

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Leisure, therefore, is not idleness or incapacity, but a spiritual and moral quality of the soul. It has nothing to do with external factors, for example, a day off from work, a holiday, a weekend vacation, a day at the golf course." Source: Sheen Fulton, Guide to Contentment, Alba House, 2010.

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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"That to arrive at such resignation as God requires, we should watch attentively over all passions which mingle as well in spiritual things as in those of a grosser nature; that God would give light concerning those passions to those who truly desire to serve Him." Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"The effect of this sacrament is not merely an increase of habitual grace, but furthermore a certain actual delectation of spiritual sweetness." Source:  St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Chrysostom says (Hom. lxxxii in Matth.): 'Judas was not converted while partaking of the sacred mysteries: hence on both sides his crime becomes the more heinous, both because imbued with such a purpose he approached the mysteries, and because he became none the better for approaching, neither from fear, nor from the benefit received, nor [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"The first (method for meditation) starts from the knowledge of our nothingness, our sins, our temptations, in a word, our misery. The soul that starts from this truth, that begins her meditation by it, always has, enough to occupy her. She has always a familiar point upon which to plant her foot, and from it [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"Jealousy never arises where love is built up on true virtue, and therefore it is a sure sign of an earthly, sensual love, in which mistrust and inconstancy is soon infused. It is a sorry kind of friendship which seeks to strengthen itself by jealously; for though jealousy may be a sign of strong, hot [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"The sovereign end of Communion is to form unity of life and person between Jesus Christ and us. It is not perfect if we do not arrive at that,—for it is not our works alone that He desires when descending into us, but ourselves. It seems to me that Our Lord, on quitting the tabernacle [...]

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