Make Me Hunger

Epiphany Church, Sayre PA

“Make me hunger to be continually in Thy presence in the Blessed Sacrament, to receive Thee into myself, and to keep Thee company.”

 

(St. Alphonsus Liguori from  Visits to the Most Holy Sacrament)

 

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He Comes Down From Heaven

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“Our Lord does not come down from Heaven every day to lie in a golden ciborium. He comes to find another heaven which is infinitely dearer to Him – the heaven of our souls, created in His Image, the living temples of the Adorable Trinity.”

St. Therese of Lisieux

You Are Present Lord!

“I am not in an audience with our Holy Father, nor am I in the presence of a saint from heaven, nor with some distinguished personality.

Kneel

Before me, dear Jesus, You are present under the frail appearance of the host. With the eyes of faith, I believe that You are present as my God, my Lord, my Redeemer, the Creator of heaven and earth, my all. I believe, dear Jesus, that You are truly present, body and blood, soul and divinity, in the most Blessed Sacrament.”

(From Reflections and Prayers for Visits with our Eucharistic Lord by John J. Cardinal Carberry