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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Now since, owing to our daily defects, we stand in daily need of the fruits of our Lord's Passion, this sacrament is offered regularly every day in the Church. Hence our Lord teaches us to pray (Lk. 11:3): 'Give us this day our daily bread': in explanation of which words Augustine says (De Verb. Dom. [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"If they wish to know what the Almighty cannot do, I shall tell them. He cannot lie." Source: St. Augustine, City of God

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"Whoever, then, has Christ in his heart, so that no earthly or temporal things – not even those that are legitimate and allowed – are preferred to Him, has Christ as a foundation. But if these things be preferred, then even though a man seems to have faith in Christ, yet Christ is not the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"O foolish ones of the world, says St. Augustine, miserable creatures, where are you going to satisfy your hearts? Come to Jesus; for by Him alone can that pleasure which you seek be bestowed. 'Unhappy creatures, whither are you going? The good you seek for comes from Him.' My soul, be not of the number [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"It is by this capacity (reason and understanding) the soul drinks in wisdom, and becomes endowed with those virtues by which, in prudence, fortitude, temperance, and righteousness, it makes war upon error and the other inborn vices, and conquers them by fixing its desires upon no other object than the supreme and unchangeable Good." [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"For life is not the same thing as virtue, since not every life, but a wisely regulated life, is virtue; and yet, while there can be life of some kind without virtue, there cannot be virtue without life. This I might apply to memory and reason, and such mental faculties; for these exist prior to [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"Now, of all goods, spiritual or bodily, there is none at all to compare with virtue. For virtue makes a good use of both of itself and of all other goods in which lies man’s happiness; and where it is absent, no matter how many good things a man has, they are not for his [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Augustine says in his book on the Sentences of Prosper (Lanfranc, De Corp. et Sang. Dom. xiii): 'Under the species which we behold, of bread and wine, we honor invisible things, i.e. flesh and blood.'" Source:  St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"Vices do not submit without a struggle.  For however well one maintains the conflict, and however thoroughly he has subdued these enemies, there steals in some evil thing, which, if it does not find ready expression in act, slips out by the lips, or insinuates itself into the thought; and therefore his peace is not [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"The safe and true way to heaven is made by humility, which lifts up the heart to the Lord, not against Him." Source: St. Augustine, City of God

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