The Presence

A Collection of Reflections on Eucharistic Adoration
The Prophetic Witness of Adoration

The Prophetic Witness of Adoration

"In a world that has forgotten God, to proclaim the moral duty of man to adore God with a no longer interior but exterior gesture, which is manifest in prostrating oneself before the Host, becomes a kind of prophetic revolution."

Receive Christ Worthily & Fruitfully

Receive Christ Worthily & Fruitfully

"Let us taste, and see how sweet is the bread of angels."

Let Processions Come Hither!

Let Processions Come Hither!

"We walk with the risen one on His journey to meet the entire world."

Overcome with Love for Jesus

Overcome with Love for Jesus

"Our sweet Jesus, through the excess of His love and liberality, has left Himself to us in the Most Holy Sacrament."

The Liturgical Festival of Adoration

The Liturgical Festival of Adoration

"When a soul perceives the light of Christ, that soul is compelled to adore."

Adoring to Comfort Those Who Suffer

Adoring to Comfort Those Who Suffer

"You can make your Adoration for those who cannot make it for themselves."

Becoming What You Receive

Becoming What You Receive

"I am God's wheat and shall be ground by their teeth so that I may become Christ's pure bread."

The Silence of Adoration & Presence

The Silence of Adoration & Presence

"Silence before the Eucharistic Lord . . . becomes for the adorer the simplest way to discover the truth."

Godhead Here in Hiding

Godhead Here in Hiding

"I offer you every beat of my heart as so many acts of love and reparation."

If You Knew the Gift of God

If You Knew the Gift of God

"I in my divine providence gave you this food, my gentle truth, to help you in your need."

Adore with Our Entire Selves

Adore with Our Entire Selves

"Adoration must be perpetual because the same God whom we adorer in the Most Holy Sacrament is always present to us in every place."

Adoration & Evangelization

Adoration & Evangelization

"Remain silent and then speak and tell the world."

The Eucharistic Humility of God

The Eucharistic Humility of God

"Though He be the infinite God, Creator of all things, visible and invisible, He has made Himself littler than a crumb of bread."

I Am the Essential Oblation

I Am the Essential Oblation

"Come to Me, but do not come alone."

Adoration & Friendship with Christ

Adoration & Friendship with Christ

"To adore Me is to seek My Face and to approach My Heart."

Mary & Eucharistic Adoration

Mary & Eucharistic Adoration

"She will crush the serpent's head and usher in the era of Our Eucharistic Lord."

The Healing Gaze of Love

The Healing Gaze of Love

"He who looks at Him will shine without shadow nor troubled face."

Only The Praying Church is Open

Only The Praying Church is Open

"The fruit of Lent should be that we become once more a praying church."

Disarmed by the Meekness of God

Disarmed by the Meekness of God

"The meekness of God in the Sacred Host means that one must be apprenticed to the prayer of Adoration over time."

Eucharistic Adoration & Chastity

Eucharistic Adoration & Chastity

"Your eye is the window of your soul. Keep your eyes pure so that your heart is pure."

Born of Silence

Born of Silence

"Put yourself in front of Jesus as a poor man: not with any big ideas, but with living faith."

Sanctified in His Blood

Sanctified in His Blood

"Bathe i His blood, immerse yourself in His blood, clothe yourself in the blood of Christ."

I Know Your Heart's Desire

I Know Your Heart's Desire

"Prefer the sound of My voice in the silence of your soul to every other voice."

Converted By The Eucharist

Converted By The Eucharist

"One single Amen, uttered in the presence of the Most Holy Sacrament, is enough to set in motion the conversion of an entire life."

Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

"It is, in fact, we who are exposed to the penetrating gaze of Christ when we place ourselves in Adoration before the Sacred Heart."

From a Communion of Love

From a Communion of Love

"When we go before the Blessed Sacrament, we stand on behalf of that one person in the world in most need of God's love and mercy."

Mary, Monstrance of Christ

Mary, Monstrance of Christ

"You are the living monstrance of Jesus, and when I adore Jesus within you, it is as if I am really adoring the Blessed Sacrament exposed."

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Shattering Pride & The Logic of the Gift

Shattering Pride & The Logic of the Gift

"Pride destructs before this way being God . . . in the radical poverty of the Eucharist."

While Men Slept

While Men Slept

"At a time when demons should with us down, dull our sensitivities and increase the desires of the flesh, prayer at night heightens our attentiveness to God and inflames our desire for Him and the spiritual life."

Why Pray During the Night?

Why Pray During the Night?

"Could you not then watch one hour with me?"

Light & Strength for Daily Duties

Light & Strength for Daily Duties

"Just as our earthly body requires daily bread, so the divine life in us must be fed continually."

Holiness Through Adoration

Holiness Through Adoration

"Out of the flame of hope, I enkindle in the soul a great conflagration of charity."

With Hearts Prepared

With Hearts Prepared

"Prepare your heart with all diligence, and welcome your beloved to share it with you."

The True Revolution Against Idolatry

The True Revolution Against Idolatry

"All the idolatries of our modern world, can only be changes by the prophetic Adoration of the true God."

To Receive Christ Worthily

To Receive Christ Worthily

"Let us taste, and see how sweet is the Bread of Angels."

By Love Consumed

By Love Consumed

"He Himself becomes in us His own bread, first burning up, in His love, all our vices, faults and sins."

The Sublime Abjection

The Sublime Abjection

"We should be all for Jesus, if Jesus is our all."

To Gaze with Our Lady's Heart

To Gaze with Our Lady's Heart

"Our gaze must be purified and elevated by the Immaculate Heart and by the immaculate gaze of Mary."

Disappear in Me

Disappear in Me

"How quickly the world would be transformed if all souls were burning furnaces of charity."

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