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Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"It is not possible to give communion to a person who is not baptized or to one who rejects the full truth of the faith regarding the Eucharistic mystery. Christ is the truth and he bears witness to the truth (cf. Jn 14:6; 18:37); the sacrament of his body and blood does not permit duplicity." [...]

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Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

Saint John Chrysostom, with his stirring eloquence, exhorted the faithful: "I too raise my voice, I beseech, beg and implore that no one draw near to this sacred table with a sullied and corrupt conscience. Such an act, in fact, can never be called 'communion', not even were we to touch the Lord's body a [...]

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Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"The celebration of the Eucharist, however, cannot be the starting-point for communion; it presupposes that communion already exists, a communion which it seeks to consolidate and bring to perfection." -Pope St. John Paul II

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Virtue Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"In fact, in order to remain in the relation of the 'sincere gift of self' and in order to become a gift, each for the other, through their whole humanity made of femininity and masculinity (also in reference to the perspective that Genesis 2:24 speaks about), they must be free in exactly this way. Here [...]

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Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"Precisely for this reason it is good to cultivate in our hearts a constant desire for the sacrament of the Eucharist." -Pope St. John Paul II

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Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"The seeds of disunity, which daily experience shows to be so deeply rooted in humanity as a result of sin, are countered by the unifying power of the body of Christ." -Pope St. John Paul II

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Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"The gift of Christ and his Spirit which we receive in Eucharistic communion superabundantly fulfils the yearning for fraternal unity deeply rooted in the human heart; at the same time it elevates the experience of fraternity already present in our common sharing at the same Eucharistic table to a degree which far surpasses that of [...]

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Virtue Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"When God-Yahweh says, 'It is not good that the man should be alone' (Gen 2:18), he affirms that, 'alone,' the man does not completely realize his essence. He realizes it only by existing 'with someone' – and, put even more deeply and completely, by existing 'for someone.'" -Pope St. John Paul II

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Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"The Eucharist thus appears as both the source and the summit of all evangelization, since its goal is the communion of mankind with Christ and in him with the Father and the Holy Spirit." -Pope St. John Paul II

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Eucharist Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"Incorporation into Christ, which is brought about by Baptism, is constantly renewed and consolidated by sharing in the Eucharistic Sacrifice, especially by that full sharing which takes place in sacramental communion. We can say not only that each of us receives Christ, but also that Christ receives each of us." -Pope John Paul II

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