St. Anthony Mary Claret, Missionary Priest, Founder (1807-1870), Spain

Feast day: October 24

Eucharistic Quotes:

“Humility, obedience, meekness, and love are the virtues that shine through the Cross and the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar. O my Jesus, help me imitate you!”

“Lord, by the words of consecration the substance of the bread and wine is converted into the substance of your Body and Blood. All powerful Lord, say over me the word which will change me into You.”

“The Blessed Sacrament should be honored by hearing Mass, receiving Communion frequently, visiting the Blessed Sacrament, and making spiritual communions. The rosary should be said daily, all three parts or at least one part. We should meditate on the mysteries, applying them to the circumstances of our own lives.”

“The faith I have when I am in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament is so strong that I find it impossible to express what I feel... When the time comes to leave I must force myself to overcome the inclination to prolong my stay with Jesus.”

The devotion to the blessed Sacrament is something I have inherited from my parents.”