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Eucharist Quote: Catechism of the Catholic Church

"Finally, by the Eucharistic celebration we already unite ourselves with the heavenly liturgy and anticipate eternal life, when God will be all in all." -Catechism of the Catholic Church

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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, [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The Lord addresses an invitation to us, urging us to receive him in the sacrament of the Eucharist: 'Truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.'" Source: Catechism of the Catholic Church #1384

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"The Lord Jesus, who became for us the food of truth and love, speaks of the gift of his life and assures us that 'if any one eats of this bread, he will live for ever' (Jn 6:51). This 'eternal life' begins in us even now, thanks to the transformation effected in us by the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

At every celebration of the Eucharist, we are spiritually brought back to the paschal Triduum: to the events of the evening of Holy Thursday, to the Last Supper and to what followed it. Source: St. John Chrysostom, Homily 47

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"According to these words of Jesus, the Eucharist is a pledge of the resurrection to come, but it is already a source of eternal life in time. Jesus does not say 'will have eternal life,' but 'has eternal life.' Through the food of the Eucharist, Christ's eternal life penetrates and flows within human life." [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"In this sacrament we may consider both that from which it derives its effect, namely, Christ contained in it, as also His Passion represented by it; and that through which it works its effect, namely, the use of the sacrament, and its species. Now as to both of these it belongs to this sacrament to [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"It is written (Jn. 6:52): 'If any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever.' But eternal life is the life of glory. Therefore the attaining of glory is an effect of this sacrament." Source:  St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"The sign that you have this virtue (obedience) is patience, and impatience is the sign that you do not have it. Notice that there two ways of observing obedience. The one is more perfect than the other, but like the commandments and the counsels the two are not separate but united. The one is good [...]

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