Benefits of Eucharistic Adoration from the Saints and other Catholic Leaders

1 – Every Holy Hour we make so pleases the Heart of Jesus that it is recorded in Heaven and retold for all eternity! (St. Teresa of Calcutta)

2 – The spiritual lives of our families are strengthened through our Holy Hour. (St. John Paul II)

3 – The only time our Lord asked the Apostles for anything was the night He went into agony. Not for activity did He plead but for an Hour of companionship. (Venerable Fulton J. Sheen)

4 – Perpetual Adoration extends its influence far beyond the individual adorers, touching their homes and families and reaching out to the parish community and beyond. (St. Pope Paul VI)

5 – Each time you approach the Blessed Sacrament remember that Jesus has been waiting for you for twenty centuries for this personal visit from you. (St. Josemaria Escriva)

6 – A Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration is a sharing in the work of Redemption. (Venerable Fulton J. Sheen)

7 – The grace of adoration of Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament is given to everybody. (St. Peter Julian Eymard)

8 – Our Lord hears our prayers anywhere, but He has revealed to His servants that those who visit Him in the Eucharist will obtain a more abundant measure of grace. (St. Alphonsus Ligouri)

9 – The future belongs to those who worship God in silence. (St. John Paul II)

10 – St. Vincent de Paul would make a Holy Hour asking the Lord blessings on important business transactions and, afterwards, returned to thank the Lord. (St. Vincent de Paul)

11 – By being faithful to a Holy Hour of Adoration you can teach by example. “The young should be taught the value of Eucharistic Adoration.” (St. John Paul II)

12 – The love of God and neighbor, the greatest commandment, is expressed in, and the fruit of, Eucharistic worship. (St. John Paul II)

13 – Do you want the Lord to give you many graces? Visit Him often. Do you want Him to give you few graces? Visit Him rarely. Do you want the devil to attack you? Visit Jesus rarely in the Blessed Sacrament. Do you want him to flee from you? Visit Jesus often! (St. John Bosco)

14 – A Holy Hour in front of the Blessed Sacrament is worth more than a thousand years of human glory. (St. Padre Pio)

15 – It is our duty to adore the Blessed Sacrament. No one receives the Blessed Sacrament unless he adores it…and not only do we not sin by adoring, we do sin by not adoring. (St. Augustine)

16 – The faithful are to hold the Eucharist in highest honor… worshiping it with supreme adoration. (Code of Canon Law – #898)

17 – You must propagate veneration of the Most Blessed Sacrament with all your might, for the devotion to the Holy Eucharist is the queen of all devotions. (Pope Benedict XV)

18 – I ask everyone to intensify in … love and devotion to the Eucharistic Jesus. (Pope Benedict XVI)

19 – Jesus Himself is calling you to spend one special specific hour with Him each Week. (St. John Paul II)

20 – A Holy Hour brings Heavens choicest blessings on those who are faithful to their Hour. (St. Pope Paul VI)

21 – This is not merely a passing devotional practice. It is founded on divinely revealed truths. (Pope Pius XII)

22 – A “Holy Hour” of adoration has been approved by the Church and enriched with copious indulgences. (Pope Pius XI)

23 – I encourage Christians regularly to visit Christ present in the Blessed Sacrament, for we are all called to abide in the presence of God. (St. John Paul II)

24 – Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament consoles a soul far beyond what the world can offer. (St. Alphonsus Ligouri)

25 – There is no doubt that a flood of graces will descend upon your family and the world if more souls would become docile pupils of adoration. (St. Pope John XXIII)

26 – A Holy Hour of adoration testifies to the fact that the Jesus who died on the cross, is present in the Eucharist, and reigns in Heaven, are identical. (Pope Pius XII)

27 – Perpetual Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament is the devotion which surpasses all others. (St. Pope Pius X)

28 – Our Lord is hidden there in the Blessed Sacrament, waiting for us to come and visit Him, and make our requests to Him. (St. John Vianney)

29 – Jesus Himself is calling you to spend one special specific hour with Him each Week. (St. John Paul II)

31 – The Eucharist bathes the tormented soul in light and love. Then the soul appreciates these words, ‘Come all you who are sick, I will restore your health. (St. Bernadette Soubirous)

32 – The Holy Hour becomes like an oxygen tank to revive the breath of the Holy Spirit in the midst of the foul and fetid atmosphere of the world. (Venerable Fulton J. Sheen)

33 – In order to convert America and save the World what we need is for every parish to come before Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament in Holy Hours of prayer. (St. Teresa of Calcutta)

34 – “I have a burning thirst to be honored by men in the Blessed Sacrament”. (Jesus speaking to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque)

35 – A Holy Hour will give you more strength during life and more consolation at the hour of your death and eternity. (St. Alphonsus Ligouri)

36 – “You can come to me (in Eucharistic Adoration) at any moment, at any time; I want to speak to you and I desire to grant you grace!” (Jesus to St. Faustina)

37 – When Our Lord sees pure souls coming to visit Him in the Blessed Sacrament, He smiles on them. They come with the simplicity that pleases Him so much. (St. John Vianney)

38 – Jesus revealed to St. Faustina at Adoration that “beneath these rays (from the Eucharist) a heart will be warmed even if it were like a block of ice; or hard as rock…” (St. Faustina)

39 – Eucharistic Adoration is the most necessary mission to the Church, which has even more need of prayerful souls than of powerful preachers or men of eloquence. (St. Peter Julian Eymard)

40 – We represent those in the world who do not know Jesus during our Holy Hour of Adoration. (St. John Paul II)

41 – In the course of the day, the faithful should not omit to visit the Blessed Sacrament! (St. Paul VI)

42 – Christians should make expiatory supplications and prayers, prolonged for a whole hour, which is rightly called a “Holy Hour”. (Pope Pius XI)

43 – Devotion to the Eucharist is the most noble, because it has God as its object; it is the most profitable for salvation, because it gives us the Author of Grace. (St. Pope Pius X)

44 – The devotion which God sends to the succor of His Church and of the nations at the present time is the devotion to the Holy Eucharist. It is the highest of all devotions. (Pope Leo XIII)

45 – We are not called to great penances…but the Holy Hour is a sacrifice in union with Christ. (Venerable Fulton J. Sheen)

46 – A Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration helps to bring everlasting peace to earth. (St. Teresa of Calcutta)

47 – Let us never forget that an age prospers or dwindles in proportion to its devotion to the Eucharist. This is the measure of its spiritual life, faith, charity, and virtue. (St. Peter Julian Eymard)

48 – During a Holy Hour our love for Jesus becomes more intimate, our love for each other more understanding, and our love for the poor more compassionate. (St. Teresa of Calcutta)

49 – A Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration is the best way to grow spiritually (outside of Mass). (St. Pope Paul VI)

50 – The daily adoration or visit to the Blessed Sacrament is the practice which is the fountainhead of all devotional works. (St. Pope Pius X)

51 – Jesus Himself is calling you to spend one special specific hour with Him each Week. (St. John Paul II)

52 – A Holy Hour of adoration before the Most Blessed Sacrament opens up the floodgates of God’s merciful Love upon the world. (St. Teresa of Calcutta)

53 – Society will again someday become Christian won to Jesus Christ by the apostolate of Eucharistic Prayer. (St. Peter Julian Eymard)

54 – Even a quarter of an hour’s prayer in front of the Eucharist perhaps gains more graces than all the other spiritual exercises of the day (outside of Mass). (St. Alphonsus Ligouri)

55 – “Visit the Blessed Sacrament of some church at least once a day.” (St. Pope John XXIII)

56 – One of the by-products of a Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration is the sensitiveness to the Eucharistic Presence of Our Divine Lord. (Venerable Fulton Sheen)

57 – Eucharistic Adoration is an invaluable converse with Christ where we learn more deeply of the mysteries of His Divine and human life. (St. John Paul II)

58 – Do you realize that Jesus is there in the Blessed Sacrament expressly for you, for you alone? He burns with the desire to come into your heart! (St. Therese of Lisieux)

59 – I beg you to show the greatest possible reverence for the Eucharist through whom all things have been brought to peace and reconciled with Almighty God. (St. Francis of Assisi)

60 – The Blessed Virgin is eager to make Jesus in the Eucharist known to all and to group them into a Eucharistic Guard of Honor, a court of devoted adorers! (St. Peter Julian Eymard)

61 – Let us take time, in the course of the week, in passing, to go in and spend a moment with the Lord who is so near. (Pope Benedict XVI)

62 – A Holy Hour before the Most Blessed Sacrament so pleases the Heart of Jesus, that every man, woman and child on earth receives a new effect of God’s graces. (St. Faustina)

63 – As we would expect, an outstanding spiritual growth and impetus tend to spring from Perpetual Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament. (St. Pope Paul VI)

64 – A Holy Hour helps the one in the world in most need of God’s Mercy. (St. John Paul II)

65 – The worship paid to the Eucharist strongly impels the soul to cultivate a “social” love, by which the common good is given preference over the good of the individual. (St. Pope Paul VI)

66 – A Holy Hour before the Most Blessed Sacrament repairs for evils of the world. (St. John Paul II)

67 – Neither theological knowledge nor social action alone is enough to keep us in love with Christ unless both are proceeded by a personal encounter with Him in Adoration. (Venerable Fulton J. Sheen)

68 – Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is the best time you will spend on earth! (St. Teresa of Calcutta)

69 – We contribute to the radical transformation of the world during our Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration. (St. John Paul II)

70 – During our Holy Hour before the Most Blessed Sacrament of the altar we contribute to the sowing of the Gospel. (St. John Paul II)

71 – Our Holy Hour of Eucharistic adoration acknowledges Christ as the spiritual center of our community. (St. Pope Paul VI)

72 – During our Holy Hour we grow more and more into His likeness. (Venerable Fulton J. Sheen)

73 – Eucharistic Adoration will make your soul everlastingly more glorious and beautiful in Heaven. (St. Teresa of Calcutta)

74 – Our Holy Hours of Eucharistic Adoration makes us more sensitive to the needs of our fellow man. (St. John Paul II)

75 – Take refuge often at the feet of Jesus…My dear ones, the Visit to the Blessed Sacrament is an extremely necessary way to conquer the devil. Therefore, go often to visit Jesus and the devil will not come out victorious against you.”! (St. John Bosco)

76 – Trust all things to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament and to Mary Help of Christians and you will see what miracles are. (St. John Bosco)

77 – The greatest love story of all time is contained in a tiny white Host. (Venerable Fulton J. Sheen)

78 – What happiness do we not feel in the presence of God, when we find ourselves alone at his feet, before the holy tabernacle! … ‘Come, my soul, redouble your ardor! You are here alone to adore your God! His look rests on you alone!’ Ah! if we only had the angels’ eyes! Seeing our Lord Jesus Christ here, on that altar, and looking at us, how we should love him! We should want to stay always at his feet; it would be a foretaste of heaven; everything else would become insipid to us. (St. John Vianney)

79 – From the Eucharist comes the strength to live the Christian life and zeal to share that life with others. (St. John Paul II)