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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"A sacrament is so termed because it contains something sacred. Now a thing can be styled sacred from two causes; either absolutely, or in relation to something else. The difference between the Eucharist and other sacraments having sensible matter is that whereas the Eucharist contains something which is sacred absolutely, namely, Christ's own body; the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Eucharist is "the source and summit of the Christian life.' "The other sacraments, and indeed all ecclesiastical ministries and works of the apostolate, are bound up with the Eucharist and are oriented toward it. For in the blessed Eucharist is contained the whole spiritual good of the Church, namely Christ himself, our Pasch." [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

Absolutely speaking, the sacrament of the Eucharist is the greatest of all the sacraments... because it contains Christ Himself substantially. Source: ÿSt. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"The Church's sacraments are ordained for helping man in the spiritual life. But the spiritual life is analogous to the corporeal, since corporeal things bear a resemblance to spiritual. Now it is clear that just as generation is required for corporeal life, since thereby man receives life; and growth, whereby man is brought to maturity: [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Hildegard of Bingen

"And all these receive the same sacraments; and as they do, some are bathed in fiery brilliance, but the others are overshadowed by a dark cloud… those who are radiant with good deeds and receive it with devout mind and pure faith and illumined by the gift of the Holy Spirit for the salvation of [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Since the whole mystery of our salvation is comprised in this sacrament, therefore is it performed with greater solemnity than the other sacraments. And since it is written (Eccles. 4:17): 'Keep thy foot when thou goest into the house of God'; and (Ecclus. 18:23): 'Before prayer prepare thy soul,' therefore the celebration of this mystery [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Greater devotion is required in this sacrament [Eucharist] than in the others, for the reason that the entire Christ is contained therein. Moreover, this sacrament requires a more general devotion, i.e. on the part of the whole people, since for them it is offered; and not merely on the part of the recipients, as in [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"With all the greater reason, then, it is not permissible for us, in thought, life or action, to take away from this truly most holy Sacrament its full magnitude and its essential meaning. It is at one and the same time a Sacrifice-Sacrament, a Communion-Sacrament, and a Presence-Sacrament And, although it is true that the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"By the same charity that it enkindles in us, the Eucharist preserves us from future mortal sins. The more we share the life of Christ and progress in his friendship, the more difficult it is to break away from him by mortal sin. The Eucharist is not ordered to the forgiveness of mortal sins - [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"The Eucharist is the Sacrament in which our new being is most completely expressed and in which Christ himself unceasingly and in an ever new manner 'bears witness' in the Holy Spirit to our spirit that each of us, as a sharer in the mystery of the Redemption, has access to the fruits of the [...]

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