Monthly Archives: September 2017

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"What cruelty, to refuse to help either oneself or others by loving virtue and hating vice! But some actually extend their cruelty even further, not only refusing the good example of virtue but in their wickedness assuming the role of the devil by dragging others as much as they can from virtue and leading them [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Council of Trent

"The holy council in the next place calls to mind that the Church has instructed priests to mix water with the wine that is to be offered in the chalice; because it is believed that Christ the Lord did this, and also because from His side there came blood and water; the memory of this [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"The Eucharist is the sacrament of ecclesiastical unity, which is brought about by many being 'one in Christ.'" Source:  St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Charity, furthermore, cannot be used as a means of engaging in what is nowadays considered proselytism. Love is free; it is not practiced as a way of achieving other ends. But this does not mean that charitable activity must somehow leave God and Christ aside. For it is always concerned with the whole man. Often [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"You should love nothing but in the Eucharist and on account of its relations to the Eucharist. Jesus Eucharistic ought to be your final love in all things. You ought to love only on account of Him." Source:  St. Peter Julian Eymard, The Divine Eucharist St. Peter Julian Eymard was a priest and the [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"It is reason that creates motives for believing. Faith is to religion very much as credit is to business. Just as one must have a reason for giving credit, so too must one have a reason for believing." Source: Sheen Fulton, Guide to Contentment, Alba House, 2010.

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"If you desire to be more quickly recollected, more immediately united to God, it is far better not to concentrate yourselves in yourselves, and not always to put your miseries between your soul and God. Be more desirous of seeing His goodness, His love, of contemplating Him in Himself and in His divine attributes. You [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"In an ancient prayer the Church acclaims the mystery of the Eucharist: 'O sacred banquet in which Christ is received as food, the memory of his Passion is renewed, the soul is filled with grace and a pledge of the life to come is given to us.' If the Eucharist is the memorial of the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"The Eucharist and Penance thus become in a sense two closely connected dimensions of authentic life in accordance with the spirit of the Gospel, of truly Christian life. The Christ who calls to the Eucharistic banquet is always the same Christ who exhorts us to penance and repeats his 'Repent'." Source: Pope St. John [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"Even so, my child, your changed life may be attended with some inward discomfort, and you may feel some reaction of discouragement and weariness after you have taken a final farewell of the world and its follies. Should it be so, I pray you take it patiently, for it will not last – it is [...]

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