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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: , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: St. Thomas Aquinas

Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

"Jesus our food, incomparable glory of the Christian soul. What the Angels behold only with awe, the radiant splendour of which they cannot sustain, we make our food, we receive it into us, we become with Jesus Christ one same Body one sole Flesh." -St. John Vianney

April 25th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

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 [...]

April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

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 Communion, because by this sacrament we unite ourselves to Christ, who makes us sharers in his Body and Blood to form a single body. We also call it: the [...]

April 21st, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: Catechism of the Catholic Church

Eucharist Quote: St. Alphonsus Liguori

"As in all the following visits to the Most Blessed Sacrament a spiritual communion is recommended, it will be well to explain what it is, and the great advantages which result from its practice. A spiritual communion, according to St. Thomas, consists in an ardent desire to receive Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament, and [...]

April 19th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: St. Alphonsus Liguori

Eucharist Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The Fathers of the Church were constantly struck by the relationship between Baptism and the Eucharist; the blood and the water which flowed from the side of Christ on the Cross had deep significance. Water was the symbol of our regeneration and, therefore, betokened Baptism; blood, the price of our Redemption, was the sign of [...]

April 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

Eucharist Quote: Pope Pius XII

"Through Holy Orders men are set aside and consecrated to God, to offer the Sacrifice of the Eucharistic Victim, to nourish the flock of the faithful with the Bread of Angels and the food of doctrine, to guide them in the way of God's commandments and counsels and to strengthen them with all other supernatural [...]

April 15th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: Pope Pius XII

Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

"O my soul, how great thou art since only a God can satisfy thee! The food of the soul is the Body and Blood of a God! What beautiful nourishment! The soul can only feed on a God! No other than God can suffice. Only God can satisfy its hunger. It needs God absolutely." -St. [...]

April 13th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"The institution of the Eucharist demonstrates how Jesus' death, for all its violence and absurdity, became in him a supreme act of love and mankind's definitive deliverance from evil." -Pope Benedict XVI

April 11th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

Eucharist Quote: St. Thomas Aquinas

"The Paschal Lamb foreshadowed this sacrament in these three ways. First of all, because it was eaten with unleavened loaves, according to Ex. 12:8: 'They shall eat flesh . . . and unleavened bread.' As to the second because it was immolated by the entire multitude of the children of Israel on the fourteenth day [...]

April 9th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: St. Thomas Aquinas