The Eucharist, Vast Depths of Love

Reflections from the Saints on the God’s Great Gift to Us of the Eucharist

The Eucharist, Vast Depths of Love

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Those who receive Communion lose themselves in God like a drop of water in the ocean: It’s impossible to separate them anymore. . . . In these vast depths of love, there’s enough to lose yourself for eternity.—St. John Vianney

This morning my soul is greater than the world since it possesses you, you whom heaven and earth do not contain.—St. Margaret of Cortona

Whoever turns to the Eucharist frequently and devoutly so effectively builds up his soul’s health that it is almost impossible for him to be poisoned by evil affection of any kind. —St. Francis de Sales

Go to Holy Communion even when you feel lukewarm, leaving everything in God’s hands. The more my sickness debilitates me, the more urgently do I need a doctor. —St. Bonaventure

If you are cold, do you think it sensible to move away from the fire? Precisely because you feel your heart frozen you should go “more frequently” to Holy Communion, provided you feel a sincere desire to love Jesus Christ. —St. Alphonsus Liguori

On this earth, when we receive an important…

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