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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 [...]

2020-03-15T18:19:43-04:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: St. Thomas Aquinas

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." -Pope St. John Paul II

2019-02-03T19:13:11-05:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

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 [...]

2019-01-02T19:38:51-05:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: Catechism of the Catholic Church

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

2020-03-15T18:19:45-04:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

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 [...]

2020-03-15T18:19:54-04:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

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 [...]

2020-03-15T18:20:06-04:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

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

2020-03-15T18:20:16-04:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

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 [...]

2020-03-15T18:20:59-04:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

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 [...]

2020-03-15T18:21:07-04:00October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI