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Pope St. John Paul II and the Eucharist (pt 2)

The Two Tables of the Lord And the Common Possession of the Church The Table of the Word of God We are well aware that from the earliest times, the celebration of the Eucharist has been linked not only with … Continue reading

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Beside the Tabernacle

St. Peter Julian Eymard, that Saint so totally devoted to the Eucharist, declared that already in this world, after Jesus’ Ascension into Heaven, the Blessed Virgin “lived a life in and of the Blessed Sacrament”; and thus he liked to … Continue reading

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They were aware of the Real Presence

Eucharistic wonders are recorded in the lives of St. Rose of Lima, Bl. Angela of Foligno, St. Catherine of Siena, St. Philip Neri, St. Francis Borgia, St. Joseph of Cupertino, and many other saints, who sensibly perceived the Real Presence … Continue reading

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Father, forgive them!

Those who have assisted at the Mass of Saint Pio recall his fervent tears, and his earnest request that those present follow Holy Mass on their knees; they recall the impressive silence in which the Sacred Rite unfolded; they remember … Continue reading

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First the priest, then the Angel

The faith of the saints was something that was truly great and produced results.  They lived “by faith” (Rom. 1:17) and acted on a faith and a love that recognized no limits when treating of Jesus.  For them the priest … Continue reading

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The Angel counts the steps

We must consider ourselves fortunate every time we have an opportunity to attend a Holy Mass. In order not to lose the opportunity, we should never withhold ourselves because it might cost us some sacrifice, especially on Sundays and holydays; … Continue reading

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Spiritual Communion Even during the night

The saints were eager to make use of these and similar holy means to provide outlet for their overflowing hearts; for they never felt they had gone far enough in their endeavors to love.  “The more I love You, the … Continue reading

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