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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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Spiritual Communion During The Day

Here is one of the counsels which Saint Pio of Pietrelcina gave to one of his spiritual daughters:  “In the course of the day, when it is not permitted you to do otherwise, call on Jesus, even in the midst … Continue reading

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The Practice of Spiritual Communion

Spiritual Communion, according St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Alphonsus de Liguori, produces effects similar to sacramental Communion according to the dispositions with which it is made, the greater or less earnestness with which Jesus is desired, and the greater or … Continue reading

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Living the Eucharist

To find the riches of the Eucharist, one should exercise the will.  One must do this by bringing the divine lessons of the Eucharist into his life. What good would it be to discover the infinite worth of the Eucharist … Continue reading

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Loving the Eucharist

To explore the riches of the Eucharist, we use the heart.  If every Christian must love Jesus Christ: “If any man love not Our Lord Jesus Christ, let him be anathema.” (1 Cor. 16:22), love for the Eucharist must spring … Continue reading

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Knowing the Eucharist

First, with the mind one meditates in an attentive, orderly way on the Eucharist.  This may be done with books which lead us to personally uncover and deeply ponder this Mystery of Love.  A simple little work rich in content … Continue reading

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