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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"'Daily' (epiousios) occurs nowhere else in the New Testament. Taken in a temporal sense, this word is a pedagogical repetition of 'this day,' to confirm us in trust 'without reservation.' Taken in the qualitative sense, it signifies what is necessary for life, and more broadly every good thing sufficient for subsistence. Taken literally (epi-ousios: 'super-essential'), [...]

January 31st, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"Having passed from this world to the Father, Christ gives us in the Eucharist the pledge of glory with him. Participation in the Holy Sacrifice identifies us with his Heart, sustains our strength along the pilgrimage of this life, makes us long for eternal life, and unites us even now to the Church in heaven, [...]

January 24th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"Communion with the Body and Blood of Christ increases the communicant's union with the Lord, forgives his venial sins, and preserves him from grave sins. Since receiving this sacrament strengthens the bonds of charity between the communicant and Christ, it also reinforces the unity of the Church as the Mystical Body of Christ." Source: [...]

January 17th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"Because Christ himself is present in the sacrament of the altar, he is to be honored with the worship of adoration. 'To visit the Blessed Sacrament is . . . a proof of gratitude, an expression of love, and a duty of adoration toward Christ our Lord' (Paul VI, MF 66)." Source: Catechism of [...]

January 10th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"Anyone who desires to receive Christ in Eucharistic communion must be in the state of grace. Anyone aware of having sinned mortally must not receive communion without having received absolution in the sacrament of penance." Source: Catechism of the Catholic Church #1415

December 20th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"As sacrifice, the Eucharist is also offered in reparation for the sins of the living and the dead and to obtain spiritual or temporal benefits from God." Source: Catechism of the Catholic Church #1414

December 13th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"By the consecration the transubstantiation of the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ is brought about. Under the consecrated species of bread and wine Christ himself, living and glorious, is present in a true, real, and substantial manner: his Body and his Blood, with his soul and his divinity (cf. Council [...]

December 6th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"It is Christ himself, the eternal high priest of the New Covenant who, acting through the ministry of the priests, offers the Eucharistic sacrifice, and it is the same Christ, really present under the species of bread and wine, who is the offering of the Eucharistic sacrifice." Source: Catechism of the Catholic Church #1410 [...]

November 29th, 2017|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 Eucharist is the memorial of Christ's Passover, that is, of the work of salvation accomplished by the life, death, and resurrection of Christ, a work made present by the liturgical action." Source: Catechism of the Catholic Church #1409

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The Eucharistic celebration always includes: the proclamation of the Word of God; thanksgiving to God the Father for all his benefits, above all the gift of his Son; the consecration of bread and wine; and participation in the liturgical banquet by receiving the Lord's body and blood. These elements constitute one single act of worship." [...]

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