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JOHN PAUL II General Audience April 8, 1992 I cannot possess Christ just for myself. I can only belong to him in union with everyone else who belongs to him or who will become his own. Holy Communion leads me out of myself and toward him. It also leads me to unity with all Christians. We become “one body,” completely joined in one life. The love of God and neighbor are now truly united. God in the flesh draws us all to himself. —BENEDICT XVI Deus Caritas Est, 14 December 25, 2005 The Sacrament of the Eucharist is a bold and wonderful picture of the Church’s unity.
Likewise, when people have stopped caring for this heavenly Bread, and have lost their taste for it, the practice of Christian faith has gradually lost its liveliness and power. My own belief is that the renewal of the world will be brought about only by the Holy Eucharist. —LEO XIII Mirae Caritatis, 16 May 28, 1902 Farmers everywhere provide bread for all people, but it is Christ alone who is the Bread of Life. . Even if all the physical hunger of the world were filled, even if everyone who was hungry were fed by his or her own work or by the generosity of others, the deepest hunger would still exist.
But it must not stop there. Instead, the process of transformation must gain strength. The Body and Blood of Christ are given to us so that we will also be changed. We are meant to become the Body of Christ, his own flesh and blood. —BENEDICT XVI Homily, World Youth Day Cologne, Germany, August 21, 2005 Holiness begins with Christ; and Christ is the cause of holiness. Nothing that leads to salvation can be done unless it comes from him. “Without me,” he says, “you can do nothing” (Jn 15:5). When the Church gives sacraments through outward signs, it is Jesus who brings about their inner effect in the soul.