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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"You have satiated yourself with worldly delights, and so no wonder that spiritual pleasures are repulsive to you. 'To the overfed dove even cherries are bitter,' says the old proverb; and Our Lady in her song of praise says, 'He has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich He hath sent empty away.' [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"'Daily' (epiousios) occurs nowhere else in the New Testament. Taken in a temporal sense, this word is a pedagogical repetition of 'this day,' to confirm us in trust 'without reservation.' Taken in the qualitative sense, it signifies what is necessary for life, and more broadly every good thing sufficient for subsistence. Taken literally (epi-ousios: 'super-essential'), [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Leo XIII

"Works of this kind which have been already set on foot must be ever more zealously promoted; old undertakings must be revived wherever perchance they may have fallen into decay; for instance, Confraternities of the holy Eucharist, intercessory prayers before the blessed Sacrament exposed for the veneration of the faithful, solemn processions, devout visits to [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"From purity springs that singular beauty that permeates every sphere of reciprocal common life between human beings and allows them to express in it the simplicity and depth, the cordiality and unrepeatable authenticity of personal trust." Source: Pope St. John Paul II, Man and Woman He Created Them, Pauline Books and Media, 2006. [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. John Climacus

"Very often demons manage to persuade us either to omit confession, or else to confess as though the sins were committed by someone else or else to blame others as responsible for our own sins." Source: St. John Climacus, The Ladder of Divine Ascent

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Cyril of Jerusalem

"So then after having carefully hallowed your eyes by the touch of the Holy Body, partake of it; giving heed lest you lose any portion thereof; for whatever you lose, is evidently a loss to you as it were from one of your own members." Source: St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Catechetical Lectures

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The Church demands a certain amount of fasting before Communion. This is to remind us that the Eucharist is not only a sacrament of life, but also the sacrament of mortification. Only when we are stamped with the sign of the Cross will we be stamped with the glory of His Resurrection." Source: Ven. [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Thomas a’ Kempis

"Do not be rash in judging the deeds and words of others, and do not entangle yourself in affairs that are not your own. Thus, it will come about that you will be disturbed little and seldom." Source: Thomas a’ Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Dover Thrift Editions, 1940.

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Humility endues you with the strength of God, and it is, moreover, the means of your sanctity. There is no saint here below who can rest, saying: 'I have reached the degree to which God calls me.' No, neither in the virtues nor in love does that ever come to pass. To possess a virtue [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"With the Eucharist the intimacy becomes total; the embrace between God and man reaches its apex." Source:  Pope St. John Paul II, General Audience - October 11, 2000

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