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Eucharist Quote: Catechism of the Catholic Church

"Finally, by the Eucharistic celebration we already unite ourselves with the heavenly liturgy and anticipate eternal life, when God will be all in all." -Catechism of the Catholic Church

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Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"In every age of the Church's history the eucharistic celebration, as the source and summit of her life and mission, shines forth in the liturgical rite in all its richness and variety."

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"The actions performed by the priest in mass are not ridiculous gestures, since they are done so as to represent something else. The priest in extending his arms signifies the outstretching of Christ's arms upon the cross. He also lifts up his hands as he prays, to point out that his prayer is directed to [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Taking part in the liturgy and receiving the Body and Blood of Christ intensifies and deepens our belonging to the one who died for us. Truly, whoever eats of Christ lives for him." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"The life of faith is endangered when we lose the desire to share in the celebration of the Eucharist and its commemoration of the paschal victory." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"The act of adoration outside Mass prolongs and intensifies all that takes place during the liturgical celebration itself." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Active participation in the eucharistic liturgy can hardly be expected if one approaches it superficially, without an examination of his or her life. This inner disposition can be fostered, for example, by recollection and silence for at least a few moments before the beginning of the liturgy, by fasting and, when necessary, by sacramental confession." [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"If it is to be properly understood, the word of God must be listened to and accepted in a spirit of communion with the Church and with a clear awareness of its unity with the sacrament of the Eucharist. Indeed, the word which we proclaim and accept is the Word made flesh (cf. Jn 1:14); [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"The liturgy of the word and the Eucharistic liturgy, with the rites of introduction and conclusion, 'are so closely interconnected that they form but one single act of worship.' There is an intrinsic bond between the word of God and the Eucharist." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

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