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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"But from the fact that the woman was made for him from his side, it was plainly meant that we should learn how dear the bond between man and wife should be." Source: St. Augustine, City of God

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"If, therefore, a marriage is based wholly upon feeling and emotion, then love dies when the emotion dies. But where there is a love of the person because of the nobility of character and good-heartedness, then love never ends, but increases from day to day." Source: Sheen Fulton, Guide to Contentment, Alba House, 2010. [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The marital act is nothing but a fragile and shadowy image of Communion in which, after having offered ourselves under the appearance of bread and wine and having died to our lower self, we now begin to enjoy that ecstatic union with Christ in Holy Communion-a oneness which is, in the language of Thompson, 'a [...]

January 28th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"Jesus had said in one of his parables: 'The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a marriage feast for his son' (Mt 22:2). The Eucharist is the sacramental anticipation and, in a certain sense, a 'foretaste' of that royal feast which the Book of Revelation calls 'the marriage supper of [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The Mass has three important parts: the Offertory, the Consecration, and the Communion. In the order of human love, these correspond to engagement, the marriage ceremony, and the consummation of the marriage." Source: Ven. Fulton Sheen, These are the Sacraments

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"If the Eucharist expresses the irrevocable nature of God's love in Christ for his Church, we can then understand why it implies, with regard to the sacrament of Matrimony, that indissolubility to which all true love necessarily aspires." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"The mutual consent that husband and wife exchange in Christ, which establishes them as a community of life and love, also has a eucharistic dimension. Indeed, in the theology of Saint Paul, conjugal love is a sacramental sign of Christ's love for his Church, a love culminating in the Cross, the expression of his 'marriage' [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"The Eucharist inexhaustibly strengthens the indissoluble unity and love of every Christian marriage. By the power of the sacrament, the marriage bond is intrinsically linked to the eucharistic unity of Christ the Bridegroom and his Bride, the Church (cf. Eph 5:31-32)." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"But from the fact that the woman was made for him from his side, it was plainly meant that we should learn how dear the bond between man and wife should be." Source: St. Augustine, City of God

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