Daily Quote: Eucharist

/Daily Quote: Eucharist

Eucharist Quote: Catechism of the Catholic Church

April 21st, 2019|Tags: , , |

"The inexhaustible richness of this sacrament is expressed in the different names we give it. Each name evokes certain aspects of it. It is called: Holy Communion, because by this sacrament we unite ourselves to Christ, who makes us sharers in his Body and Blood to form a single body. [...]

Eucharist Quote: St. Alphonsus Liguori

April 19th, 2019|Tags: , , |

"As in all the following visits to the Most Blessed Sacrament a spiritual communion is recommended, it will be well to explain what it is, and the great advantages which result from its practice. A spiritual communion, according to St. Thomas, consists in an ardent desire to receive Jesus in [...]

Eucharist Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

April 17th, 2019|Tags: , , |

"The Fathers of the Church were constantly struck by the relationship between Baptism and the Eucharist; the blood and the water which flowed from the side of Christ on the Cross had deep significance. Water was the symbol of our regeneration and, therefore, betokened Baptism; blood, the price of our [...]

Eucharist Quote: Pope Pius XII

April 15th, 2019|Tags: , , |

"Through Holy Orders men are set aside and consecrated to God, to offer the Sacrifice of the Eucharistic Victim, to nourish the flock of the faithful with the Bread of Angels and the food of doctrine, to guide them in the way of God's commandments and counsels and to strengthen [...]

Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

April 13th, 2019|Tags: , |

"O my soul, how great thou art since only a God can satisfy thee! The food of the soul is the Body and Blood of a God! What beautiful nourishment! The soul can only feed on a God! No other than God can suffice. Only God can satisfy its hunger. [...]

Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

April 11th, 2019|Tags: , , |

"The institution of the Eucharist demonstrates how Jesus' death, for all its violence and absurdity, became in him a supreme act of love and mankind's definitive deliverance from evil." -Pope Benedict XVI