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Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"We can thus understand how agape also became a term for the Eucharist: there God’s own agape comes to us bodily, in order to continue his work in us and through us." -Pope Benedict XVI

2018-12-30T20:26:53-05:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

We can thus understand how agape also became a term for the Eucharist: there God's own agape comes to us bodily, in order to continue his work in us and through us. Source: Pope Benedict XVI,ÿDeus Caritas Est

2020-03-15T18:20:17-04:00August 5th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"God is the absolute and ultimate source of all being; but this universal principle of creation – the Logos, primordial reason – is at the same time a lover with all the passion of true love.  Eros is thus supremely ennobled, yet at the same time it is so purified as to become one with [...]

2020-03-15T18:22:17-04:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"God loves, and his love may certainly be called eros, yet it is also totally agape." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, God is Love: Deus Caritas Est, Ignatius Press, 2006.

2020-03-15T18:22:20-04:00March 31st, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"In the account of Jacob’s ladder, the Fathers of the Church saw this inseparable connection between ascending and descending love, between eros which seeks God and agape which passes on the gift received, symbolized in various ways." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, God is Love: Deus Caritas Est, Ignatius Press, 2006.

2020-03-15T18:22:21-04:00March 25th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Yet eros and agape – ascending and descending love – can never be completed separated. The more the two, in their different aspects, find a proper unity in the one reality of love, the more the true nature of love in general is realized. Even if Eros is at first mainly covetous and ascending, a [...]

2020-03-15T18:22:23-04:00March 18th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"The tendency to avoid the word eros, together with the new vision of love expressed through the word agape, clearly point to something new and distinct about the Christian understanding of love." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, God is Love: Deus Caritas Est, Ignatius Press, 2006.

2020-03-15T18:22:38-04:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Let us note straight away that the Greek Old Testament uses the word eros only twice, while the New Testament does not use it at all: of the three Greek words for love, eros, philia (the love of friendship) and agape, New Testament writers prefer the last, which occurs rather infrequently in Greek usage." [...]

2020-03-15T18:22:42-04:00February 4th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

We can thus understand how agape also became a term for the Eucharist: there God’s own agape comes to us bodily, in order to continue his work in us and through us. Source: Pope Benedict XVI, Deus Caritas Est

2020-03-15T18:25:34-04:00February 22nd, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI