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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

"For when He gave them bread, and filled their bellies, they said that He was a Prophet, and sought to make Him a King: but when He taught them concerning spiritual food, concerning eternal life, when He led them away from objects of sense, and spoke to them of a resurrection, and raised their thoughts [...]

August 30th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

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 – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"In an ancient prayer the Church acclaims the mystery of the Eucharist: 'O sacred banquet in which Christ is received as food, the memory of his Passion is renewed, the soul is filled with grace and a pledge of the life to come is given to us.' If the Eucharist is the memorial of the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Leo XIII

"This sacrament, whether as the theme of devout meditation, or as the object of public adoration, or best of all as a food to be received in the utmost purity of conscience, is to be regarded as the centre towards which the spiritual life of a Christian in all its ambit gravitates; for all other [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"In the natural order, a living thing assimilates its food and incorporates it into its own substance. In the Eucharist, the roles are reversed. The Eucharist is food for our soul, but the power of assimilation here belongs to Christ, and it is He Who, feeding us, unites us and incorporates us with His life. [...]

September 7th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"When the bell calls you to church, if someone asked you: 'Where are you going?' you could answer: 'I am going to feed my soul.' If one asked you, pointing to the tabernacle: 'What is that golden door?' 'It is the larder, it is the storehouse of my soul.' Who is it who has the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"If eagles, says St. Jerome, on scenting a dead body go from afar to seek it, how much more should we run and fly to Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament, as to the most delicious food of our hearts!" Source: St. Alphonsus Liguori, Visits to the Most Holy Sacrament

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"As bodily nourishment restores lost strength, so the Eucharist strengthens our charity, which tends to be weakened in daily life; and this living charity wipes away venial sins. By giving himself to us Christ revives our love and enables us to break our disordered attachments to creatures and root ourselves in him." Source: Catechism [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"What material food produces in our bodily life, Holy Communion wonderfully achieves in our spiritual life. Communion with the flesh of the risen Christ, a flesh 'given life and giving life through the Holy Spirit,' preserves, increases, and renews the life of grace received at Baptism. This growth in Christian life needs the nourishment of [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Why should we be surprised that He gives Himself to us as food? After all, if He furnishes food for the birds and the beasts in the natural order, why should He not furnish it for man in the supernatural order?" Source: Ven. Fulton Sheen, These are the Sacraments

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