Pope Paul VI (1963 to 1978)
Quotes On The Importance Of Eucharistic Adoration
Sept. 3, 1965 - "Mysterium Fedei" (Mystery
Of Faith - On The Doctrine And Worship Of The Eucharist)" Encyclical
beseech you to foster devotion to the Eucharist, which should be the focal
point and goal of all other forms of devotion."
"And they should not forget
about paying a visit during the day to the Most Blessed Sacrament in the
very special place of honor where it is reserved in churches in keeping with
the liturgical laws, since this is a proof of gratitude and a pledge of love
and a display of the adoration that is owed to Christ the Lord who is
"Anyone who has a special devotion to the sacred
Eucharist and who tries to repay Christ's infinite love for us with an eager
and unselfish love of his own, will experience and fully understand—and this
will bring great delight and benefit to his soul—just how precious is a life
hidden with Christ in God and just how worthwhile it is to carry on a
conversation with Christ, for there is nothing more consoling here on earth,
nothing more efficacious for progress along the paths of holiness."
"Hence it is that devotion to
the divine Eucharist exerts a great influence upon the soul in the direction
of fostering a "social" love, in which we put the common good ahead of
private good, take up the cause of the community, the parish, the universal
Church, and extend our charity to the whole world because we know that there
are members of Christ everywhere."
"Never stop urging your
faithful, as they approach the Mystery of the Eucharist, to learn to embrace
the Church's cause as their own, to pray to God without slackening, to offer
themselves to God as an acceptable sacrifice for the peace and unity of the
June 15, 1978 - Speech To American
"Venerable Brothers, we do
not hesitate today to propose to you and all your faithful the great
practice of Eucharistic Adoration."
Other Pope Paul VI Eucharistic Adoration
"As we would expect, an outstanding
spiritual growth and impetus tend to spring from Perpetual Adoration of
the Most Blessed Sacrament."
"Perpetual Adoration brings heaven's
choice blessings in the first place on those generous souls that keep their
hour-long tryst with the Lord."
"Being such a powerhouse of grace, Perpetual
Adoration extends its influence far beyond the individual adorers, touching
their homes and families and reaching out to the parish community and beyond."
"You should take up as your own cause a Holy
Hour of Adoration so that Peace and Unity can be brought about in the Church."
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