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Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"By his command to 'do this in remembrance of me' (Lk 22:19; 1 Cor11:25), he asks us to respond to his gift and to make it sacramentally present." -Pope Benedict XVI

May 20th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

"It is without doubt very humiliating for the good God to come into our hearts, but it is to find there a soul that He loves, that He has bought at the cost of His Blood." -St. John Vianney

May 15th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

"True, God is everywhere, but we have need for Him to draw near to us under sensible signs, and this is what He does in the Blessed Sacrament. Think, then, that He is there. That Presence is sweeter, is recalled more easily than the presence of the invisible, the impalpable Divinity. It is less easily [...]

May 13th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Thomas Aquinas

As to the effect, considered in each of the partakers. For, as Ambrose (Mag. Sent. iv, D, xi) says on 1 Cor. 11:20, this sacrament "avails for the defense of soul and body"; and therefore "Christ's body is offered" under the species of bread "for the health of the body, and the blood" under the [...]

May 9th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Josemaria Escriva

"Mad! Yes, I saw you (in the bishop's chapel, you thought you were alone) as you left a kiss on each newly-consecrated chalice and paten, so that he might find it there when for the first He would 'come down' to those Eucharistic vessels. (***The protagonist of this incident, which ocorred in Pamplona, Spain, in [...]

May 7th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The inexhaustible richness of this sacrament is expressed in the different names we give it. Each name evokes certain aspects of it. It is called: Holy Mass (Missa), because the liturgy in which the mystery of salvation is accomplished concludes with the sending forth (missio) of the faithful, so that they may fulfill God's will [...]

May 6th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"It is not possible to give communion to a person who is not baptized or to one who rejects the full truth of the faith regarding the Eucharistic mystery. Christ is the truth and he bears witness to the truth (cf. Jn 14:6; 18:37); the sacrament of his body and blood does not permit duplicity." [...]

May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Alphonsus Liguori

"All those who desire to advance in the love of Jesus Christ are exhorted to make a spiritual communion at least once in every visit that they pay to the Most Blessed Sacrament, and at every Mass that they hear; and it would even be better on these occasions to repeat the communions three times, [...]

May 1st, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Cyril of Jerusalem

"Bread of heaven came down on earth that He might feed the hungry." -St. Cyril of Jerusalem

April 29th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Thomas Aquinas

"In relation to Christ's Passion, in which the blood was separated from the body. And therefore in this sacrament, which is the memorial of our Lord's Passion, the bread is received apart as the sacrament of the body, and the wine as the sacrament of the blood." -St. Thomas Aquinas

April 27th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |0 Comments