Eucharistic Reflection - Captain of the Church Militant

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"The Son of God is as it were the Captain of the Church Militant. It is needful now that He be a warrior. He resides there in the Tabernacle, as in the Ark [of the Covenant], as in His pavilion of war. This then is the God of armies, He is there like the angel in the pillar [of cloud] in the desert who marches at the head of His squadrons ranged in battle. This then is He who presides over our combats, and who renders us victorious over our invisible enemies."

(Father Jacques Nouet, S.J. from The Mystical Life of Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament)