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Speak, Lord

September 29
"Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening."
-1 Samuel 3:9
Today’s Reflection:
When you spend time with the Lord this week, do so with the acronym ACTS in mind -- adoration, contrition, thanksgiving, and supplication. As you grow more comfortable in His Presence, be receptive to contemplation, a deeper experience of God's presence, which is a pure gift from Him to us,
but which can not be forced. Most of all, listen for that still small voice that speaks to the depths of your heart.

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Somewhere in the world

September 28

"At every moment of every day, somewhere in the world, bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Jesus."

-Johnnette Benkovic Williams

 

Today’s Reflection:

What an awesome gift that Jesus is available to us every moment of every day, any where in the world. Take time today to express to the Lord your gratitude for this great gift.

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Be with us

September 27

"What could be more important than meeting Jesus Who in the Mass leaps down from heaven to be with us?

-Dr. Ronda Chervin

 

Today’s Reflection:

To what extent are you willing to sacrifice so that you may receive Jesus in the Eucharist more frequently?

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Lord, here I am

September 26

"After I enter the chapel I place myself in the presence of God and I say to him, 'Lord, here I am; give me whatever you wish.'"

-St. Catherine Laboure

 

Today’s Reflection:

Are you content to receive whatever the Lord desires to give you vs. what you want?

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The Eucharist is a mode of being

September 25

"...the Eucharist is a mode of being, which passes from Jesus into each Christian, through whose testimony it is meant to spread throughout society and culture. For this to happen, each member of the faithful must assimilate, through personal and communal meditation, the values which the Eucharist expresses, the attitudes it inspires, the resolutions to which it gives rise."

-St. John Paul II

 

Today’s Reflection:

What does the Eucharist being a "mode of being" mean to you?

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His own Most Sacred Heart

September 24
"Through the gift of the Holy Eucharist, Jesus makes available to us His own Most Sacred Heart, the very heart that was pierced with a sword upon Calvary's hill. He gives His Heart so that our own hearts may be purified and cleansed, strengthened and made new, healed and set free.
-Johnnette Benkovic Williams
Today’s Reflection:
Do you believe in the healing power of the Eucharist? Have you experienced it? We'd love to hear your story.

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I thank You

September 23

"From the depths of my heart I thank You, dear Lord, for Your infinite kindness in coming to me. I thank You for nourishing my soul with Your Sacred Body and Precious Blood. Grant that I may spend the hours of the day gladly working with You according to Your will."

-Act of Thanksgiving

 

Today’s Reflection:

In what other ways are you grateful for the gift of the Eucharist?

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Act of love

September 22
"I beg you, O my Divine Bridegroom, to be the Restorer of my soul...
Tomorrow, with the help of your grace, I will begin a new life in which each moment will be an act of love and renunciation."
-St. Therese of Lisieux
Today’s Reflection:
In what ways would you like to begin a new life tomorrow?

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Food for your soul

September 21
"When we kneel before the tabernacle, when we receive Holy Communion, we acknowledge the awesome reality that God, who made the heavens and earth, the ruler of all that is and was and is to come, chose to come and dwell in
our church -- to be food for our souls."
-Dale O'Leary
Today’s Reflection:
What strikes you most about the fact that the God of the universe becomes food for your soul?

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