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Eucharist Quote: St. John Chrysostom

"He calls Himself, the bread of life, because He maintains our life both which is and which is to be, and says, Whosoever shall eat of this bread shall live for ever. By bread He means here either His saving doctrines and the faith which is in Him, or His own Body; for both nerve [...]

February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: St. John Chrysostom

Daily Eucharist Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The marital act is nothing but a fragile and shadowy image of Communion in which, after having offered ourselves under the appearance of bread and wine and having died to our lower self, we now begin to enjoy that ecstatic union with Christ in Holy Communion-a oneness which is, in the language of Thompson, 'a [...]

January 28th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The three synoptic Gospels and St. Paul have handed on to us the account of the institution of the Eucharist; St. John, for his part, reports the words of Jesus in the synagogue of Capernaum that prepare for the institution of the Eucharist: Christ calls himself the bread of life, come down from heaven." [...]

July 27th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The first announcement of the Eucharist divided the disciples, just as the announcement of the Passion scandalized them: 'This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?' The Eucharist and the Cross are stumbling blocks. It is the same mystery and it never ceases to be an occasion of division. 'Will you also go [...]

July 20th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Leo XIII

"Thus was life communicated to man, a life truly heavenly and divine… Since this life of which We are speaking bears a definite resemblance to the natural life of man, as the one draws its nourishment and strength from food, so also the other must have its own food whereby it may be sustained and [...]

July 15th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Leo XIII

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Leo XIII

"Now if any one will seriously consider the benefits which flow from the Eucharist he will understand that conspicuous and chief among them all… it is for men the source of life, of that life which best deserves the name. 'The bread which I will give is my flesh, for the life of the world' [...]

May 8th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Leo XIII

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

"He calls Himself, the bread of life, because He maintains our life both which is and which is to be, and says, Whosoever shall eat of this bread shall live for ever. By bread He means here either His saving doctrines and the faith which is in Him, or His own Body; for both nerve [...]

April 14th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom