Monthly Archives: January 2019

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Virtue Quote: Thomas a’ Kempis

"My child, you cannot always continue in the more fervent desire of virtue, or remain in the higher stage of contemplation, but because of humanity’s sin you must sometimes descend to lower things and bear the burden of this corruptible life, albeit unwillingly and wearily. As long as you wear a mortal body you will [...]

January 19th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Thomas Aquinas

"Perfection is twofold. The first lies within man himself; and he attains it by growth: such perfection belongs to Confirmation. The other is the perfection which comes to man from the addition of food, or clothing, or something of the kind; and such is the perfection befitting the Eucharist, which is the spiritual refreshment." -St. [...]

January 19th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Which are the foundations of sanctity? We may answer in a single word, Jesus Christ is the model, the grace, and the end. He is the necessary model, in Him we must view the virtues in order to comprehend them. A virtue is. but the reproduction of some one of His actions, the imitation of [...]

January 18th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"In the sacrament of the altar, the Lord meets us, men and women created in God's image and likeness (cf. Gen 1:27), and becomes our companion along the way. In this sacrament, the Lord truly becomes food for us, to satisfy our hunger for truth and freedom." -Pope Benedict XVI

January 18th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

"Believe and adore. Believe that Jesus Christ is in this sacrament as truly as He was nine months in the womb of Mary, as really as He was nailed to the Cross. Adore in humility and gratitude." -St. John Vianney

January 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"The proud man who trusts in himself may well undertake nothing, but the humble man is all the braver that he knows his own helplessness, and his courage waxes in proportion to his low opinion of himself, because all his trust is in God, Who delights to show forth His Power in our weakness, His [...]

January 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The Eucharist is 'the source and summit of the Christian life.' 'The other sacraments, and indeed all ecclesiastical ministries and works of the apostolate, are bound up with the Eucharist and are oriented toward it. For in the blessed Eucharist is contained the whole spiritual good of the Church, namely Christ himself, our Pasch.'" -Catechism [...]

January 16th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"One of the deepest forms of poverty a person can experience is isolation." -Pope Benedict XVI

January 16th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Pope Pius XII

"In the Holy Eucharist the faithful are nourished and strengthened at the same banquet and by a divine, ineffable bond are united with each other and with the Divine Head of the whole Body."

January 15th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Faustina

"However, in all these sufferings and struggles, I was not omitting Holy Communion. When it seemed to me that I should not communicate, I went, before Holy Communion, to the Directress and told her that I could not approach the Sacrament, because it seemed to me that I should not do so. But she would [...]

January 15th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments