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Eucharist Quote: St.John Chrysostom

"We become one Body, and members of His flesh and of His bones… This is effected by the food which He has freely given us, desiring to show the love which He has for us." -St. John Chrysostom

April 5th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |0 Comments

Eucharist Quote: St. John Chrysostom

"He calls Himself, the bread of life, because He maintains our life both which is and which is to be, and says, Whosoever shall eat of this bread shall live for ever. By bread He means here either His saving doctrines and the faith which is in Him, or His own Body; for both nerve [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Chrysostom says (Hom. lxxxii in Matth.): 'Judas was not converted while partaking of the sacred mysteries: hence on both sides his crime becomes the more heinous, both because imbued with such a purpose he approached the mysteries, and because he became none the better for approaching, neither from fear, nor from the benefit received, nor [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

John 6:60 – “But many of the disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is a hard saying.” What means “hard?” Rough, laborious, troublesome. Yet He said nothing of this kind, for He spoke not of a mode of life, but of doctrines, continually handling the faith which is in Him. What then means, [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

"Continually He reminds them of the manna, showing the difference, (between it and His bread,) and guiding them to the faith; for if He was able to support their life for forty years without harvest, or grain, or other things in course; much more now will He be able to do so, as having come [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

Before so great a sacrament, the faithful can only echo humbly and with ardent faith the words of the Centurion: ""Domine, non sum dignus ut intres sub tectum meum, sed tantum dic verbo, et sanabitur anima mea"" (""Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, but only say the word and [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

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: St. John Chrysostom, Homily 47

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Chrysostom

"Now as this (the Eucharist) is a great and wonderful thing, so if you approach it with pureness, you approach for salvation; but if with an evil conscience, for punishment and vengeance. For, It says, he that eats and drinks unworthily of the Lord, eats and drinks judgment to himself; since if they who defile [...]

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