Edith Stein on the Importance of the Holy Eucharist

“For every Catholic there lies ready an immeasurable treasure: the proximity of the Lord in the holy sacrifice and in the most holy sacrament of the altar. Whoever is imbued with a lively faith in Christ present in the tabernacle, whoever knows that a friend waits here constantly–always with the time, patience, and sympathy to listen to complaints, petitions, and problems, with counsel and help in all things–this person cannot remain desolate and forsaken even under the greatest difficulties. He always has a refuge where quietude and peace can again be found.”

“It is most important that the Holy Eucharist becomes life’s focal point: that the Eucharistic Savior is the center of existence; that every day is received from His hand and laid back therein; that the day’s happenings are deliberated with Him.”

-Edith Stein, Spirituality of the Christian Woman

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