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Eucharist Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Baptism is the initiation to the Christian life, and corresponds in the biological order to the beginning of life. But the birth to Divine Life comes only through a death; that is to say, an immersion under water which mystically symbolizes dying and being buried with Christ. The Eucharist is a sacrifice; it also incorporates [...]

March 10th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Josemaria Escriva

"Consider what is most beautiful and most noble on earth, what pleases the mind and the other faculties, and what delights the flesh and the senses. Consider the world, and the other worlds that shine in the night - the whole universe. And this, along with all the satisfied follies of the heart, is worth [...]

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

Eucharist Quote: St. Alphonsus Liguori

"It is true, that in every place God graciously hears the petitions of those who pray to Him, having promised to do so: 'Ask, and you shall receive;' yet the disciple tells us that Jesus dispenses His graces in greater abundance to those who visit Him in the Most Holy Sacrament." St. Alphonsus Liguori

March 8th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

"He chose for instituting the Eucharist bread and wine, the food of all, both rich and poor, of strong or weak, to show us that his heavenly nourishment is for all Christians - little and great, subjects and kings: 'Come to me all you who wish to preserve the life of grace and to have [...]

March 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: The Breaking of Bread, because Jesus used this rite, part of a Jewish meat when as master of the table he blessed and distributed the bread, above all at the [...]

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

Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"The gift of Christ and his Spirit which we receive in Eucharistic communion superabundantly fulfils the yearning for fraternal unity deeply rooted in the human heart; at the same time it elevates the experience of fraternity already present in our common sharing at the same Eucharistic table to a degree which far surpasses that of [...]

March 5th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Thomas Aquinas

"This sacrament was appropriately instituted at the supper, when Christ conversed with His disciples for the last time. First of all, because of what is contained in the sacrament: for Christ is Himself contained in the Eucharist sacramentally. Consequently, when Christ was going to leave His disciples in His proper species, He left Himself with [...]

March 4th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"In the Eucharist Jesus does not give us a 'thing,' but himself; he offers his own body and pours out his own blood. He thus gives us the totality of his life and reveals the ultimate origin of this love." -Pope Benedict XVI

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

Eucharist Quote: St. Cyprian of Carthage

"Do you think that you can stand and live if you withdraw from the Church, building for yourself other homes and a different dwelling, when it is said to Rahab, in whom was prefigured the Church, Your father, and your mother, and your brethren, and all the house of your father, you shall gather unto [...]

March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. Cyril of Jerusalem

"Were it your wedding day before you, would you not have disregarded all else, and set about the preparation for the feast? And on the eve of consecrating your soul to the heavenly Bridegroom, will you not cease from carnal things, that you may win spiritual?" -St. Cyril of Jerusalem

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