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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"In instituting the sacrament of the Eucharist, Jesus anticipates and makes present the sacrifice of the Cross and the victory of the resurrection. At the same time, he reveals that he himself is the true sacrificial lamb." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"By analogy with the Covenant of Mount Sinai, sealed by sacrifice and the sprinkling of blood, the actions and words of Jesus at the Last Supper laid the foundations of the new messianic community, the People of the New Covenant." Source: Pope St. John Paul II, Papal Encyclical: Ecclesia De Eucharista, 4/17/2003

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"At the Last Supper, on the night he was betrayed, our Savior instituted the Eucharistic sacrifice of his Body and Blood. This he did in order to perpetuate the sacrifice of the cross throughout the ages until he should come again, and so to entrust to his beloved Spouse, the Church, a memorial of his [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

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: ÿPope St. John Paul II, Papal Encyclical: Ecclesia De Eucharista, 4/17/2003

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"At the Last Supper the Lord himself directed his disciples' attention toward the fulfillment of the Passover in the kingdom of God: 'I tell you I shall not drink again of this fruit of the vine until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom.' Whenever the Church celebrates the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"At the Last Supper, Jesus entrusts to his disciples the sacrament which makes present his self-sacrifice for the salvation of us all, in obedience to the Father's will. We cannot approach the eucharistic table without being drawn into the mission which, beginning in the very heart of God, is meant to reach all people. Missionary [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Hilary, in commenting on Mat. 26:17, held that Christ did not give His body and blood to Judas. And this would have been quite proper, if the malice of Judas be considered. But since Christ was to serve us as a pattern of justice, it was not in keeping with His teaching authority to sever [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Chrysostom says (Hom. lxxxii in Matth.): 'Judas was not converted while partaking of the sacred mysteries: hence on both sides his crime becomes the more heinous, both because imbued with such a purpose he approached the mysteries, and because he became none the better for approaching, neither from fear, nor from the benefit received, nor [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Some have said that Christ during the supper gave His body and blood to His disciples, but did not partake of it Himself. But this seems improbable. Because Christ Himself was the first to fulfill what He required others to observe: hence He willed first to be baptized when imposing Baptism upon others: as we [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"If He had not died, He would now mount Calvary to save us; and if He had not already instituted the Blessed Sacrament, He would institute It for each one of us. Does not Saint Paul say: 'He loved me' concentrating in himself alone all the love of Our Lord?" Source:  St. Peter Julian [...]

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