Benefits/Reasons

Holy Family 2020

“The Eucharist is the supreme proof of the love of Jesus.”  “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, Apostle of the Eucharist

Some Tremendous Benefits of and Reasons for Increasing Adoration Include:

Reasons for Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration

More Reasons for PEA

The Fruits of PEA

PEA Objections & Replies

Promotional Message from Bishop – More Replies

Frequently Asked Questions about Eucharistic Adoration

 

Ten Reasons Why Adoration is a “Game Changer” – Fr. Peck

1. It helps us to avoid sin

2. It helps us to learn the art of prayer

3. It improves our reception of the Eucharist

4. It helps us to avoid mediocrity

5. Prayer sets our hearts on fire

6. It helps us to overcome bad habits

7. It blesses our families

8. It gives us an interior peace in our soul

9. It helps towards the salvation of souls

10. Mary and Jesus rejoice

Other Potential Benefits of Attending Adoration:

11.  Visit with Jesus face to face

12.  A better awareness of God’s love

13.  Gain more awareness of the gifts you have been given by the Holy Spirit

14.  Gain knowledge through spiritual reading from the adoration chapel library

15.  Deepen your relationship with God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

16.  Experience increased spiritual strength

17.  Feel the growing desire to set aside a special hour to be with Jesus

18.  Receive an increase in charity, love for others

19.  Gain an enhanced understanding of the Catholic faith

20.  A greater insight into your role and purpose in life

21.  Gratitude for the graces given through Adoration

22.  Know the peace and joy of a true and deeper relationship with God

23.  Allows you to explore and discover new depths of spirituality through time spent through the Presence of the most Blessed Sacrament

24.  Enjoy Increased Mass attendance, better preparation for and frequenting of the Sacraments

25. Reawakens and deepens faith in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist

26.  You are able to help evangelize others when you invite them to visit Jesus to develop a personal relationship with God

Adapted from http://www.stannesadoration.com/

But, unless we have Jesus, we cannot give Him: that is why we need the Eucharist.  Spend as much time as possible in front of the Blessed Sacrament and He will fill you with His strength and His power.” – St. Teresa of Calcutta.

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Other Fruits of Adoration:

27.  Salvation and sanctification of souls

28.  Glory, honour, praise and adoration of Almighty God

29.  Spread of peace, joy, and goodness to others

30.  Alleviation of spiritual poverty and social isolation

31.  God’s blessings upon society, the Church, parishes, clergy, religious, & laity

32.  Increased holiness and charity

33.  Hours of prayer have a positive impact on our country and society

34.  Prayer help to deliver souls from Purgatory to enter into Heaven

35.  Through prayer, bring God’s to souls and souls to God’s love

36.  Each adoration site is an oasis of peace where individuals or groups enjoy contemplative prayer in the Real Presence of Christ in the Sacred Species

37. Facilitates the return of fallen away Catholics and conversion away from sin

38.  Fuels, revives and strengthens vocations, families, marriages, churches, priests and communities

39.  Documented decrease in crimes and other evils where Adoration chapels are established

40.  Builds Christian community, improved human relations, justice and service

41.  Increased love, respect and reverence

42.  Establishes a continuing legacy of thousands or millions of hours of prayer of perpetual adoration

43.  True ecumenism – all persons, including non-Catholics, are welcome and invited to pray at adoration chapels

44.  Adoration and meditation have psychological and mental health benefits – calming effects, reduction in anxiety, stress, and nervous tension

45.  Cognitive benefits of meditation, increased mental clarity, thoughtfulness and kindness

46.  Enjoy this refuge and protection in the Immaculate Heart of Mary instead of spiritual droughts and deserts

47.  Spending time with our sweet Saviour helps souls to remain in a state of grace and to desire frequent Confession and Communion