Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament

Province of Saint Ann

St Ann Crown red

Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament

Province of Saint Ann

St Ann Crown red

Gift of Self

Belong entirely to God through love, entirely to your neighbor through a gracious charity, entirely to the divine Eucharist by the offering and sacrifice of your whole self. Bear with yourself in the patience of our Lord. To Mrs. Stephanie Gourde, October 23, 1859

Nourish Yourself on our Lord

Nourish yourself on our Lord, on his spirit, his virtues, his evangelical truth, on the contemplation of his mysteries. Do not leave him. He said: “If you abide in me and my words abide in you, everything that you want will be done.” To Edmée Brenier De Montmorand May 19, 1868

United to the Lord

How much good I could do, with God’s grace, if I were truly interior, truly united to our Lord, truly filled with his Spirit of love! To Mlles. Marianne Eymard and Nanette Bernard January 15, 1849

Trust in God

Trust me. Have devotion to absolution. Find a few rays of light and warmth if there are any on your sacramental journey: some consolation from God if he sends you any. Just go forward and, if there should be some unexplored paths, some impenetrable darkness, some people who misunderstand you or leave you confused, find […]

Becoming an Apostle of the Eucharist

Be the apostle of the divine Eucharist, like a flame which enlightens and warms, like the Angel of his heart who will go to proclaim him to those who don’t know him and will encourage those who love him and are suffering. To Mme Antoinette de Grandville, July 4, 1859

Approaching God With Simplicity

Go to the good Lord very simply, with the surrender of a small child. Tell the good Lord what you are thinking, what you want, what is upsetting you. Oh! How happy we become when we discover this interior conversation with our Lord. We carry our treasure [with us] everywhere. He becomes the center of […]

Gift of Self

The inner gift of self is the real gift, because then our Lord becomes our Saviour . . . by giving us his own form of life. To Mme. Lepage, February 4, 1865

Developing Union With God

The essential thing is to strengthen our trust in God, feed upon his truth, dedicate ourselves to his glory as our sovereign love, love him in everything, everywhere, and above everything. To Countess D’Andigne, January 20, 1865

Love Our Lord

“Love our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament.  Visit him often.  Dedicate yourselves entirely to love the Blessed Virgin and to the interior life.” To Mlles. Marianne Eymard and Nanette Bernard October 22, 1843

Apostle of the Eucharist

“Be the apostle of the divine Eucharist, like a flame which enlightens and warms, like the Angel of his heart who will go to proclaim him to those who don’t know him and will encourage those who love him and are suffering.” July 4, 1859