Monthly Archives: September 2018

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. John Climacus

"Confession is like a bridle that keeps the soul which reflects on it from committing sin, but anything left unconfessed we continue to do without fear as if in the dark." Source: St. John Climacus, The Ladder of Divine Ascent

September 13th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. John Climacus

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"I wish here to endorse the wishes expressed by the Synod Fathers by encouraging the Christian people to deepen their understanding of the relationship between the eucharistic mystery, the liturgical action, and the new spiritual worship which derives from the Eucharist as the sacrament of charity." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of [...]

September 13th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Virtue Quote – Venerable Fulton Sheen

"If a sense of guilt weighs down the soul no amount of pleasure on the outside can compensate for the loss of joy on the inside. As sorrow is attendant on sin, so joy is the companion of holiness." Source: Ven. Fulton Sheen, The Way to Happiness

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"By analogy with the Covenant of Mount Sinai, sealed by sacrifice and the sprinkling of blood, the actions and words of Jesus at the Last Supper laid the foundations of the new messianic community, the People of the New Covenant." Source: Pope St. John Paul II, Papal Encyclical: Ecclesia De Eucharista, 4/17/2003

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"If you want to avenge yourself on the devil and free yourselves more quickly from temptation, ask the superior, as soon as a temptation comes to you, to give you some lowly office to do, or do some such thing, as best you can, on our own initiative, studying as you do it how to [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The Eucharist is the sum and summary of our faith: 'Our way of thinking is attuned to the Eucharist, and the Eucharist in turn confirms our way of thinking.'" Source: Catechism of the Catholic Church #1327

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Daily Virtue Quote – Thomas a’ Kempis

"Nature has a relish for knowing secrets and hearing news.ÿ It wishes to appear abroad and to have many sense experiences.ÿ It wishes to be known to do things for which it will be praised and admired.ÿ But grace does not care to hear news or curious matter, because all this arises from the old [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"By the Eucharist He feeds His children, not with the Manna with which the Jewish people were fed in the desert, but with His adorable Body and His precious Blood." Source: St. John Vianney, The Meditations of the Cur‚ d'Ars

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Therese of Lisieux

"When I say that compliments have no effect upon me, Mother, I am not referring to the love and confidence you have shown me; that, on the contrary, touches me deeply, but I feel that I need not be afraid of praise anymore and can enjoy itÿin all simplicity, attributing allÿthat is good in me [...]

September 9th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Therese of Lisieux

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"A thing is one in perfection, when it is complete through the presence of all that is needed for its end; as a man is complete by having all the members required for the operation of his soul, and a house by having all the parts needful for dwelling therein. And so this sacrament is [...]

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