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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"In the Eucharist Christ gives us his body and blood as food and drink, under the appearance of bread and wine, just as during the paschal meal at the Last Supper. Only through the Spirit, the giver of life, can the Eucharistic food and drink produce in us 'communion,' that is to say, the salvific [...]

February 28th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"O Sacrament of Love, Thou who, whether Thou givest Thyself in the Communion, or dwellest on the altar, knowest, by the tender attractions of Thy love, how to draw so many hearts to Thyself, who, enamored of Thee, and filled with amazement at the sight of such love, burn with joy, and think always of [...]

January 1st, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Josemaria Escriva

"Communion, union, communication, intimacy: Word, bread, love." Source: St. Josemaria Escriva, The Way: The Essential Classic of Opus Dei's Founder, Image, 2006

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Pius XII

"By means of the Eucharistic Sacrifice Christ our Lord willed to give the faithful a striking manifestation of our union among ourselves and with our divine Head, wonderful as it is and beyond all praise." Source: Pope Pius XII, MYSTICI CORPORIS CHRISTI, 6/29/1943. ENCYCLICAL OF POPE PIUS XII ON THE MISTICAL BODY OF CHRIST [...]

November 10th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Pius XII

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"Therefore in eucharistic Communion we receive Christ, Christ Himself; and our union with Him, which is a gift and grace for each individual, brings it about that in Him we are also associated in the unity of His body which is the Church." Source: Pope St. John Paul II, LETTER DOMINICAE CENAE OF THE [...]

September 18th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"Jesus Christ will raise up our bodies as much more glorious as we shall have more often and more worthily received Him. There is nothing we do which adorns the body more for Heaven than Holy Communion. At the day of Judgment, the body of Our Lord will shine through our glorified body. His adorable [...]

September 15th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"Just as the Church 'makes the Eucharist' so 'the Eucharist builds up' the Church; and this truth is closely bound up with the mystery of Holy Thursday. The Church was founded, as the new community of the People of God, in the apostolic community of those Twelve who, at the Last Supper, became partakers of [...]

September 8th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"As Communion is the end here below of all the mysteries of Jesus Christ's life, let it be the end of your life, also. It alone is worthy of being your end, the end in which you will abide in which you will take your rest, for it alone perfectly gives you Jesus Christ, and [...]

July 30th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"The safeguarding and promotion of ecclesial communion is a task of each member of the faithful, who finds in the Eucharist, as the sacrament of the Church’s unity, an area of special concern." Source:  Pope St. John Paul II, Papal Encyclical: Ecclesia De Eucharista, 4/17/2003

June 16th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

Saint John Chrysostom, with his stirring eloquence, exhorted the faithful:  “I too raise my voice, I beseech, beg and implore that no one draw near to this sacred table with a sullied and corrupt conscience.  Such an act, in fact, can never be called ‘communion’, not even were we to touch the Lord’s body a [...]

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