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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"By the consecration the transubstantiation of the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ is brought about. Under the consecrated species of bread and wine Christ himself, living and glorious, is present in a true, real, and substantial manner: his Body and his Blood, with his soul and his divinity (cf. Council [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"Prominent among the many aspects of the Eucharist is that of 'memorial'...this is not the mere commemoration of a past that is no more, but a zikkarôn, that is, a 'memorial'. It 'is not merely the recollection of past events, but the proclamation of the mighty works wrought by God for men. In the liturgical [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope St. John Paul II

"Now the paschal mystery, in which 'God is perfectly glorified' (Sacrosanctum Concilium, n. 7), is perpetuated in the Eucharistic sacrifice, the memorial of the death and resurrection entrusted by Christ to the Church, his beloved Spouse (cf. ibid., n. 47). With the command 'Do this in remembrance of me' (Lk 22: 19), Jesus assures the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"Many Christians submit to great fatigue, and expose themselves to many dangers, to visit the places in the Holy Land where our most loving Saviour was born, suffered, and died. We need not undertake so long a journey, or expose ourselves to so many dangers; the same Lord is near us, and dwells in the [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. John Vianney

"After the Consecration God looks on the altar: 'There,' He says, 'is My well-beloved Son in whom I am well pleased.'" Source: St. John Vianney, The Meditations of the Curé D’Ars

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"Make me hunger to be continually in Thy presence in the Blessed Sacrament, to receive Thee into myself, and to keep Thee company." Source: St. Alphonsus Liguori, Visits to the Most Holy Sacrament

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Daily Eucharist Quote – Catechism of the Catholic Church

"The Church knows that the Lord comes even now in his Eucharist and that he is there in our midst. However, his presence is veiled. Therefore we celebrate the Eucharist 'awaiting the blessed hope and the coming of our Savior, Jesus Christ,' asking 'to share in your glory when every tear will be wiped away. [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"O infinite love of my God, worthy of infinite love! And how couldst Thou, my Jesus, ever abase Thyself so far as, in order to dwell amongst men, and to unite Thyself to their hearts, to humble Thyself to such a point as to conceal Thyself under the species of bread?" Source: St. Alphonsus [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Ignatius of Antioch

"Let no man deceive himself. Both the things which are in heaven, and the glorious angels, and rulers, both visible and invisible, if they believe not in the blood of Christ, shall, in consequence, incur condemnation. 'He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.'" Source: St. Ignatius of Antioch, Epistles [...]

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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"The Spouse in the sacred Canticles went about seeking for her Beloved; and not finding Him, she asked all whom she met: 'Have you seen Him whom my soul loveth?' (Cant. iii. 3.) Jesus was not then on earth; but now, if a soul which loves Him seeks Him, she can always find Him in [...]

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