quote by Saint Augustine

To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement.

— Saint Augustine

Useful Eucharist quotations

The greatest love story of all time is contained in a tiny white Host.

The Eucharist is a fire that inflames us, that, like lions breathing fire, we may retire from the altar being made terrible to the devil.

Until we have a passionate love for our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament we shall accomplish nothing.

There is nothing so great as the Eucharist.

If God had something more precious, He would have given it to us.

Ask Jesus to make you a saint. After all, only He can do that. Go to confession regularly and to Communion as often as you can

The Eucharist is a never-ending sacrifice.

It is the Sacrament of love, the supreme love, the act of love.

Holy Communion is the shortest and safest way to Heaven.

There are others: innocence, but that is for little children; penance, but we are afraid of it; generous endurance of trials of life, but when they come we weep and ask to be. The surest, easiest, shortest way is the Eucharist.

The Eucharist is the bread that gives strength.

.. It is at once the most eloquent proof of His love and the most powerful means of fostering His love in us. He gives Himself every day so that our hearts as burning coals may set afire the hearts of the faithful.

Not as common bread or as common drink do we receive these.

....We have been taught that the food that has been Eucharistized by the word of prayer, that food which by assimilation nourishes our flesh and blood, is the flesh and blood of the incarnate Jesus.

The Eucharist bathes the tormented soul in light and love.

Then the soul appreciates these words, 'Come all you who are sick, I will restore your health.'

And this food is called among us the Eucharist, of which no one is allowed to partake but the man who believes that the things which we teach are true, who has been washed with the washing that is for the remission of sins and to regeneration, and who is so living as Christ has enjoined.

When you approach the tabernacle remember that he has been waiting for you for twenty centuries.

Holy Communion is the shortest and safest way to heaven.

The faith of the Church is this: That one and identical is the Word of God and the Son of Mary Who suffered on the Cross, Who is present in the Eucharist, and Who rules in Heaven

I hunger for the bread of God, the flesh of Jesus Christ .

..; I long to drink of his blood, the gift of unending love.

Christ held Himself in His hands when He gave His Body to His disciples saying: 'This is My Body.' No one partakes of this Flesh before he has adored it.

Recognize in this bread what hung on the cross, and in this chalice what flowed from His side... whatever was in many and varied ways announced beforehand in the sacrifices of the Old Testament pertains to this one sacrifice which is revealed in the New Testament.

Receiving the Eucharist means adoring Him whom we receive.

Only in this way do we become one with Him, and are given, as it were, a foretaste of the beauty of the heavenly liturgy. The act of adoration outside Mass prolongs and intensifies all that takes place during the liturgical celebration itself.

Harness the fire hidden in The Eucharist to bring about a true brotherhood and unity.

God is as really present in the consecrated Host as He is in the glory of Heaven

In the Mass and in Eucharistic Adoration we meet the merciful love of God that passes through the Heart of Jesus Christ.

If it is "daily bread," why do you take it once a year? .

. . Take daily what is to profit you daily. Live in such a way that you may deserve to receive it daily. He who does not deserve to receive it daily, does not deserve to receive it once a year.

'Eat my flesh,' Jesus says, 'and drink my blood.

' The Lord supplies us with these intimate nutrients, he delivers over his flesh and pours out his blood, and nothing is lacking for the growth of his children

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration with exposition needs a great push.

People ask me: 'What will convert America and save the world?' My answer is prayer. What we need is for every parish to come before Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament in holy hours of prayer.

If we but paused for a moment to consider attentively what takes place in this Sacrament, I am sure that the thought of Christ's love for us would transform the coldness of our hearts into a fire of love and gratitude.

The Blessed Sacrament is the first and supreme object of our worship.

We must preserve in the depths of our hearts a constant and uninterrupted profound adoration of this precious pledge of Divine Love.

I understand that, each time we contemplate with desire and devotion the Host in which is hidden Christ's Eucharistic Body, we increase our merits in heaven and secure special joys to be ours later in the beatific vision of God

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.

Abortion is the Antichrist's demonic parody of the eucharist.

That's why it uses the same holy words, "This is my body," with the blasphemous opposite meaning.

The Eucharist is a fire which inflames us

Happy is the soul that knows how to find Jesus in the Eucharist, and the Eucharist in all things!

All for the Eucharist; nothing for me

Your faith will help you realize that it is Jesus Himself Who is present in the Blessed Sacrament, waiting for you and calling you to spend one special specific hour with Him each week.

A thousand years of enjoying human glory is not worth even an hour spent sweetly communing with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.

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