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Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

"Very often demons manage to persuade us either to omit confession, or else to confess as though the sins were committed by someone else or else to blame others as responsible for our own sins." -St. John Climacus

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Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

"Confession is like a bridle that keeps the soul which reflects on it from committing sin, but anything left unconfessed we continue to do without fear as if in the dark." -St. John Climacus

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. John Climacus

"Confession is like a bridle that keeps the soul which reflects on it from committing sin, but anything left unconfessed we continue to do without fear as if in the dark." Source: St. John Climacus, The Ladder of Divine Ascent

September 13th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. John Climacus

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Paul II

"In the Church, gathering particularly today in a special way around the Eucharist and desiring that the authentic Eucharistic community should become a sign of the gradually maturing unity of all Christians, there must a lively-felt need for penance, both in its sacramental aspect, and in what concerns penance as a virtue." Source: Pope [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Ah! if people thought seriously that the confession they are about to make, or are making at that very moment, may decide their eternity, that it may be the last absolution they shall receive, the last confession before death, they would make it better!" Source:  St. Peter Julian Eymard, The Divine Eucharist St. Peter [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"By the same charity that it enkindles in us, the Eucharist preserves us from future mortal sins. The more we share the life of Christ and progress in his friendship, the more difficult it is to break away from him by mortal sin. The Eucharist is not ordered to the forgiveness of mortal sins - [...]

August 16th, 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

"To respond to this invitation we must prepare ourselves for so great and so holy a moment. St. Paul urges us to examine our conscience: 'Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of profaning the body and blood of the Lord. Let a [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Every medicine does not suit every stage of sickness; because the tonic given to those who are recovering from fever would be hurtful to them if given while yet in their feverish condition. So likewise Baptism and Penance are as purgative medicines, given to take away the fever of sin; whereas this sacrament (Eucharist) is [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Active participation in the eucharistic liturgy can hardly be expected if one approaches it superficially, without an examination of his or her life. This inner disposition can be fostered, for example, by recollection and silence for at least a few moments before the beginning of the liturgy, by fasting and, when necessary, by sacramental confession." [...]

February 6th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"Having lied to the Holy Spirit in Confession by hiding or disguising some sin, he dares, this wretch, to take his place among the faithful about to eat this bread, with a hypocritical look of respect! Ah! no, no, nothing prevents the monster; he goes forward to bring about his reprobation... Ah! is it not [...]

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