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Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"Moreover, all this anger and irritation against one’s self fosters pride, and springs entirely from self-love, which is disturbed and fretter by its own imperfections. What we want is a quiet steady, firm displeasure at our own faults." -St. Francis de Sale

March 29th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"In instituting the sacrament of the Eucharist, Jesus anticipates and makes present the sacrifice of the Cross and the victory of the resurrection. At the same time, he reveals that he himself is the true sacrificial lamb." -Pope Benedict XVI

March 29th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Faustina

"How can one be pleasing to God when one is inflated with pride and self-love under the pretense of striving for God’s glory, while in fact one is seeking one’s own glory? When I see such a thing, it gives me very great pain." -St. Faustina

March 28th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"The celebration of the Eucharist, however, cannot be the starting-point for communion; it presupposes that communion already exists, a communion which it seeks to consolidate and bring to perfection." -Pope St. John Paul II

March 28th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Council of Trent

"The holy council teaches and openly and plainly professes that after the consecration of bread and wine, our Lord Jesus Christ, true God and true man, is truly, really and substantially contained in the august sacrament of the Holy Eucharist under the appearance of those sensible things." -Council of Trent

March 27th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"In fact, in order to remain in the relation of the 'sincere gift of self' and in order to become a gift, each for the other, through their whole humanity made of femininity and masculinity (also in reference to the perspective that Genesis 2:24 speaks about), they must be free in exactly this way. Here [...]

March 27th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"The more we strive to secure a common good corresponding to the real needs of our neighbors, the more effectively we love them." -Pope Benedict XVI

March 26th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Alphonsus Liguori

"Oh, how sweet a joy it is, to remain with faith and tender devotion before an altar, and converse familiarly with Jesus Christ, who is there for the express purpose of listening to and graciously hearing those who pray to Him; to ask His pardon for the displeasures which we have caused Him ; to [...]

March 26th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

"We should practice complete silence and ignorance in the presence of the superior, for a silent man is a son of wisdom and is always gaining great knowledge." -St. John Climacus

March 25th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Thomas Aquinas

"Because last words, chiefly such as are spoken by departing friends, are committed most deeply to memory; since then especially affection for friends is more enkindled, and the things which affect us most are impressed the deepest in the soul. Consequently, since, as Pope Alexander I says, 'among sacrifices there can be none greater than [...]

March 25th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |0 Comments