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“If angels could be jealous of men, they would be so
for one reason: Holy Communion.”
— St. Maximilian Kolbe
“When the bee has gathered the dew of heaven and the
earth’s sweetest nectar from the flowers,
it turns it into honey, then hastens to its hive.
In the same way, the priest, having taken from the altar the Son of
God (who is as the dew from heaven, and true son of Mary, flower of our humanity),
gives him to you as delicious food.”
— St. Francis de Sales
“Always remain close to the Catholic Church,
because it alone can give you true peace, since it alone possesses
Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, the true Prince of Peace.”
— St. Padre Pio
“O what a wonderful and intimate union is established
between the soul and You, O lovable Lord, when it receives
You in the Holy Eucharist! Then the soul becomes one with You,
provided it is well disposed by the practice of the virtues,
to imitate what You did in the course of Your life, Passion, and death.”
— St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi
“Jesus has made Himself the Bread of Life to give us life. Night and day, He is there.
If you really want to grow in love, come back to the Eucharist,
come back to that Adoration.”
— Mother Teresa
In the sacrament of the altar, the Lord meets us,
men and women created in God’s image and likeness (cf. Genesis 1:27),
and becomes our companion along the way. In this sacrament, the Lord truly becomes
food for us, to satisfy our hunger for truth and freedom. Since only the truth
can make us free (cf. John 8:32), Christ becomes for us the food of truth.
— Pope Benedict XVI (Sacrament of Charity, 2007)
I hunger for the bread of God, the flesh of Jesus Christ …;
I long to drink of his blood, the gift of unending love.
— St. Ignatius of Antioch
It is not possible to “eat” the Risen One, present under the sign of bread,
as if it were a simple piece of bread. To eat this Bread is to communicate,
to enter into communion with the person of the living Lord. This communion,
this act of “eating,” is truly an encounter between two persons,
it is allowing our lives to be penetrated by the life of the One who is the Lord,
of the One who is my Creator and Redeemer. The purpose of this communion,
of this partaking, is the assimilation of my life with his, my transformation
and conformation into he who is living Love.
— Pope Benedict XVI (Homily on May 26, 2005)
“The Eucharist is the supreme proof of the love of Jesus.
After this, there is nothing more but Heaven itself.”
— St. Peter Julian Eymard
“All expressions of love, even the highest and the most profound,
are verified in the Eucharist. Thus, it is a Love that is crucified,
a Love that unites, a Love that adores, a Love that contemplates,
a Love that prays, a Love that delightfully satisfies,”
— Fr. Stefano Manelli, O.F.M. Conv., S.T.D.
“In the presence of Jesus in the Holy Sacrament
we ought to be like the Blessed in
heaven before the Divine Essence.”
— St. Teresa of Avila
“In a world where there is so much noise, so much bewilderment,
there is a need for silent adoration of Jesus
concealed in the Host. Be assiduous in the prayer
of adoration and teach it to the faithful. It is a source of comfort
and light, particularly to those who are suffering.”
— Pope Benedict XVI
First Communion Quotes
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