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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"By the same charity that it enkindles in us, the Eucharist preserves us from future mortal sins. The more we share the life of Christ and progress in his friendship, the more difficult it is to break away from him by mortal sin. The Eucharist is not ordered to the forgiveness of mortal sins - [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Bernard of Clairvaux

"Of all his virtues, and he possessed them all, Christ specifically commends one to us, humility. 'Learn of me for I am meek and humble of heart.'" Source: St. Bernard of Clairvaux, The Steps of Humility and Pride, Cistercian Publications (April 1, 1989)

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Faustina

"On a certain occasion, the Lord said to me, 'I am more deeply wounded by the small imperfections of chosen souls than by the sins of those living in the world.' It made me very sad that chosen souls make Jesus suffer, and Jesus told me, 'These little imperfections are not all. I will reveal [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"I encourage families in particular to draw inspiration and strength from this sacrament. The love between man and woman, openness to life, and the raising of children are privileged spheres in which the Eucharist can reveal its power to transform life and give it its full meaning." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"Purity consists above all in holding back the impulses of sense-desire, which has as its object what is bodily and sexual in man. Purity is a variant of the virtue of temperance." Source: Pope St. John Paul II, Man and Woman He Created Them, Pauline Books and Media, 2006.

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"At the Consecration, the priest does not say: 'This is the Body of Our Lord.' He says: 'This is My Body.' See then the power of the priest! The tongue of the priest and a morsel of bread makes a God. It is more than the creation of the world. Someone said: 'St. Philomena obeys [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"Indeed, the Eucharist is the ineffable Sacrament! The essential commitment and, above all, the visible grace and source of supernatural strength for the Church as the People of God is to persevere and advance constantly in Eucharistic life and Eucharistic piety and to develop spiritually in the climate of the Eucharist." Source: Pope St. [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Consequently, in addition to their necessary professional training, these charity workers need a 'formation of the heart': they need to be led to that encounter with God in Christ which awakens their love and opens their spirits to others. As a result, love of neighbor will no longer be for them a commandment imposed, so [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. John Climacus

"Avarice is said to be the root of all evil (1 Tim. 6:10), and it is so because it causes hatred, theft, envy, separation, hostility, stormy blasts, remembrance of past wrongs, inhuman acts and even murder. A small fire can burn down an entire forest. But one virtue can help many to escape all the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"There are two things to be considered regarding the use of this sacrament. The first is on the part of the sacrament itself, the virtue of which gives health to men; and consequently it is profitable to receive it daily so as to receive its fruits daily. Hence Ambrose says (De Sacram. iv): 'If, whenever [...]

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