" "If we could comprehend all the good things contained in Holy Communion, nothing more would be wanting to content the heart of man." - — St. John Vianney

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Eucharistic Reflection - The Devotion Which Surpasses All Others


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"So immense are its spiritual benefits that Pope St. Pius X hailed perpetual adoration as the devotion which surpasses all others. And Paul VI had it mainly in mind when he echoed the hope generated by Vatican II that a new era of Eucharistic piety would pervade the whole Church. "As we would expect, an outstanding spiritual growth and impetus tend to spring from perpetual adoration. It brings heaven's choice blessings in the first place on those generous souls that keep their hour-long tryst with the Lord. But, being such a powerhouse of grace, the devotion extends its influence far beyond the individual adorers, touching their homes and families and reaching out to the parish community and beyond."

(Father Richard Foley, S. J.)

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