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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"We cannot, even for a moment, forget that the Eucharist is a special possession belonging to the whole Church. It is the greatest gift in the order of grace and of sacrament that the divine Spouse has offered and unceasingly offers to His spouse." Source: Pope St. John Paul II, LETTER DOMINICAE CENAE OF [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The mode of Christ's presence under the Eucharistic species is unique. It raises the Eucharist above all the sacraments as 'the perfection of the spiritual life and the end to which all the sacraments tend.' In the most blessed sacrament of the Eucharist 'the body and blood, together with the soul and divinity, of our [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"In the depths of eucharistic worship we find a continual echo of the sacraments a Christian initiation: baptism and confirmation. Where better is there expressed the truth that we are not only "called God's children" but "that is what we are" by virtue of the sacrament of Baptism, if not precisely in the fact that [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"As this sacrament is a sacrament of faith, we must believe firmly that Jesus Christ is really present in the Holy Eucharist, that He is there living and glorious as He is in heaven." Source: St. John Vianney, The Meditations of the Curé D’Ars

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"Now, of all the sacraments it is the Holy Eucharist that brings to fullness their initiation as Christians and confers upon the exercise of the common priesthood that sacramental and ecclesial form that links it-as we mentioned before-to the exercise of the ministerial priesthood. In this way eucharistic worship is the center and goal of [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"The first purification to be made is from sin; the means whereby to make it, the Sacrament of Penance.  Seek the best Confessor within your reach, use one of the many little books written in order to help the examination of conscience." Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, [...]

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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 Pius XII

"Our Savior is continually pouring out His gifts of counsel, fortitude, fear and piety, especially on the leading members of His Body, so that the whole Body may grow ever more and more in holiness and integrity of life. When the Sacraments of the Church are administered by external rite, it is He who produces [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"Thus you imitate the Jews. They are reproached for refusing shelter to Jesus Christ on the first Christmas night although they did not know Him. You treat Him with the same discourtesy, you who neglect to receive Him into your hearts in Holy Communion. Do not forget that at the Particular Judgment Jesus Christ will [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"The Holy Eucharist, then, brings Christian initiation to completion and represents the centre and goal of all sacramental life." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS (Sacrament of Charity), 2/22/2007

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