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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"In it is present 'the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God' (Heb 9:14); the blood 'poured out for many' (Mk 14:24) 'for the forgiveness of sins' (Mt 26:28); the blood 'which purifies your conscience from dead works' (cf. Heb 9:14); the 'blood of the covenant' (Mt 26:28). [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

"They who share this blood stand with Angels and Archangels and the Powers that are above, clothed in Christ's own kingly robe, and having the armor of the Spirit. Nay, I have not as yet said any great thing: they are clothed with the King Himself." Source: St. John Chrysostom, Homily 46

January 27th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

"This blood was ever typified of old in the altars and sacrifices of righteous men, This is the price of the world, by This Christ purchased to Himself the Church, by This He has adorned Her all. For as a man buying servants gives gold for them, and again when he desires to deck them [...]

January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"It can be taken by way of metaphor, so that Christ's Passion is understood by the chalice by way of comparison, because, like a cup, it inebriates, according to Lam. 3:15: 'He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath inebriated me with wormwood': hence our Lord Himself spoke of His Passion as a chalice, when [...]

December 12th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas