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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

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"This is an aspect of the Eucharist which merits greater attention: in celebrating the sacrifice of the Lamb, we are united to the heavenly 'liturgy' and become part of that great multitude which cries out: 'Salvation belongs to our God who sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb!' ÿ(Rev 7:10).ÿ The Eucharist is truly [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"When the Church celebrates the Eucharist, the memorial of her Lord's death and resurrection, this central event of salvation becomes really present and 'the work of our redemption is carried out'.ÿ This sacrifice is so decisive for the salvation of the human race that Jesus Christ offered it and returned to the Father only after [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"In this gift Jesus Christ entrusted to his Church the perennial making present of the paschal mystery.ÿ With it he brought about a mysterious 'oneness in time' between that Triduum and the passage of the centuries." Source: ÿPope St. John Paul II, Papal Encyclical: Ecclesia De Eucharista, 4/17/2003

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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

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"From purity springs that singular beauty that permeates every sphere of reciprocal common life between human beings and allows them to express in it the simplicity and depth, the cordiality and unrepeatable authenticity of personal trust." Source: Pope St. John Paul II, Man and Woman He Created Them, Pauline Books and Media, 2006. [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"With the Eucharist the intimacy becomes total; the embrace between God and man reaches its apex." Source:  Pope St. John Paul II, General Audience - October 11, 2000

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Daily Virtue Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"If purity disposes man to 'keep his own body with holiness and reverence,' as we read in 1 Thessalonians 4:3-5, piety as a gift of the Holy Spirit seems to serve purity in a particular way by making the human subject sensitive to the dignity that belongs to the human body in virtue of the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"Jesus is really present under the appearances of bread and wine, as he himself assures us: 'This is my body ... this is my blood' (Mt26: 26, 28). But the Christ present in the Eucharist is the Christ now glorified, who on Good Friday offered himself on the cross." Source:  Pope St. John Paul [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"Only the Eucharist, the true memorial of Christ's paschal mystery, is capable of keeping alive in us the memory of his love. It is, therefore, the secret of the vigilance of the Church: it would be too easy for her, otherwise, without the divine efficacy of this continual and very sweet incentive, without the penetrating [...]

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