"Before the tabernacle
great saints have communed with God upon the heights
which we may never reach; there, too, sinners have come,
and touched by the grace that goes out from Him,
and humbled heart which He will never despise.
Think of the millions of the faithful
who day by day come into the house of God to pray.
Think of the religious to whom this very presence
is as the air they breathe,
the very life and sustenance of their souls.
No one shall every know all that this adorable sacrament
is for human souls, raising all our hearts to that one Heart
which is the center and source of grace and love."
Fr Francis Aloysius Spencer
Painting: Monks in a Cave - Francois-Marius Granet