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Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"Charity goes beyond justice, because to love is to give, to offer what is 'mine' to the other; but it never lacks justice, which prompts us to give the other what is 'his', what is due to him by reason of his being or his acting. I cannot 'give' what is mine to the other [...]

March 18th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"The Eucharist reveals the loving plan that guides all of salvation history." -Pope Benedict XVI

March 12th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"The increasing prominence of a relativistic understanding of that nature presents serious problems for education, especially moral education, jeopardizing its universal extension. Yielding to this kind of relativism makes everyone poorer and has a negative impact on the effectiveness of aid to the most needy populations, who lack not only economic and technical means, but [...]

March 11th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"Technologically advanced societies must not confuse their own technological development with a presumed cultural superiority, but they must rather rediscover within themselves the oft-forgotten virtues which made it possible for them to flourish throughout their history." -Pope Benedict XVI

March 4th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"In the Eucharist Jesus does not give us a 'thing,' but himself; he offers his own body and pours out his own blood. He thus gives us the totality of his life and reveals the ultimate origin of this love." -Pope Benedict XVI

March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"International development aid… whatever the donor’s intentions, can sometimes lock people into a state of dependence and even foster situations of localized oppression and exploitation in the receiving country." -Pope Benedict XVI

February 25th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"The more lively the eucharistic faith of the People of God, the deeper is its sharing in ecclesial life in steadfast commitment to the mission entrusted by Christ to his disciples. The Church's very history bears witness to this. Every great reform has in some way been linked to the rediscovery of belief in the [...]

February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"Without truth, without trust and love for what is true, there is no social conscience and responsibility, and social action ends up serving private interests and the logic of power, resulting in social fragmentation, especially in a globalized society at difficult times like the present." -Pope Benedict XVI

February 12th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"The Church's faith is essentially a eucharistic faith, and it is especially nourished at the table of the Eucharist." -Pope Benedict XVI

February 12th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"As the objects of God’s love, men and women become subjects of charity; they are called to make themselves instruments of grace, so as to pour forth God’s charity and to weave networks of charity." Pope Benedict XVI

February 9th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI