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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"God's mercy is magnanimous. He pardons generously and forever, for He knows not how to forget only half. He restores the joy of innocence and the honor of the first state. He pardons not as a man, but as God. He wishes us still to remember our sins, but with a thought of love, of [...]

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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

"Holy Communion separates us from sin. The body of Christ we receive in Holy Communion is 'given up for us,' and the blood we drink 'shed for the many for the forgiveness of sins.' For this reason the Eucharist cannot unite us to Christ without at the same time cleansing us from past sins and [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"It (Eucharist) was instituted not for satisfaction, but for nourishing spiritually through union between Christ and His members, as nourishment is united with the person nourished. But because this union is the effect of charity, from the fervor of which man obtains forgiveness, not only of guilt but also of punishment, hence it is that [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Two things may be considered in this sacrament, to wit, the sacrament itself, and the reality of the sacrament: and it appears from both that this sacrament has the power of forgiving venial sins. For this sacrament is received under the form of nourishing food. Now nourishment from food is requisite for the body to [...]

May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"The reality of this sacrament is charity, not only as to its habit, but also as to its act, which is kindled in this sacrament; and by this means venial sins are forgiven. Consequently, it is manifest that venial sins are forgiven by the power of this sacrament." Source:  St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"God said, 'This is that sin which is never forgiven, now or ever: the refusal, the scorning, of my mercy. For this offends me more than all the other sins they have committed. So the despair of Judas displeased me more and was a greater insult to my Son than his betrayal had been.'" -St. [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"You see now why the saints rejoiced in insults and persecutions: it was because these gave them something to present to the Lord when they prayed to Him.  What can a poor creature like myself do, who has had so little to forgive others and has so much to be forgiven herself?" Source: Saint [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"In the world, a man released from prison is always marked by dishonor and a bad name. But Jesus rehabilitates those that He pardons. He treats them as if they had never offended Him, and frequently the greatest sinners become the greatest saints." Source:  St. Peter Julian Eymard, The Divine Eucharist St. Peter Julian [...]

October 28th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"In the institution of the Church and the priesthood. He wished again to perpetuate forever His mercy. Priests do not exist to give certificates of virtue to the just, but to absolve and console poor sinners." Source:  St. Peter Julian Eymard, The Divine Eucharist St. Peter Julian Eymard was a priest and the founder [...]

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