Pope Benedict XVI

His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI

Receiving the Eucharist means adoring Him whom we receive. Only in this way do we become one with Him, and are given, as it were, a foretaste of the beauty of the heavenly liturgy. The act of adoration outside Mass prolongs and intensifies all that takes place during the liturgical celebration itself. – Pope Benedict XVI – Sacramentum Caritatis 66

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