“I was able to learn what they were, and how many have occurred in history that we know of. The exhibit has 160 panels and has been to over 10,000 parishes. Well-liked by teachers and classmates, he had a good sense of humor. I was intrigued and wanted to learn more about this young man who put the Sacrament of the Eucharist at the center of his life. As he was dying of leukemia, he said, “I am happy to die, because I lived my life without wasting even a minute of it on anything unpleasing to God.”. OCTOBER 10, 2020: BLESSED CARLO ACUTIS! He must have cared a lot about the Eucharist.”. “Of the few I learned about, they all had scientific evidence to prove what was found, such as pieces of the human body,” said Maura. Informally called “patron of the internet” for having published stories of Eucharistic miracles online, Blessed Carlo Acutis is now admired by … Sorry, just saw the comment as it was pending approval. Carlo Acutis (3 May 1991 – 12 October 2006) was an English-born Italian Catholic youth and amateur computer programmer, who is best known for documenting Eucharistic miracles around the world and cataloguing them onto a website that he created before his death from leukemia. The Medical Council of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes has expressed a positive opinion on an alleged miracle attributed to the intercession of young Carlo … I pray that you will find this video as informative and inspirational as I did. “After seeing everything that Carlo put together, I was befuddled as to why everyone wasn’t Christian,” John said. Who was Carlo Acutis? Carlo Acutis: the boy of miracles Today, in Assisi, Carlo Acutis was beatified. This was shared by Philip Kosloski in his article on Aleteia: “According to the website for his canonization process, “Carlo was gifted at anything related to computers so that his friends, and the adults with computer engineering degrees, considered him a genius. The Eucharistic Miracle of Bolsena. At his funeral, hundreds of people came, many poor and homeless who his parents had never met before. Carlo lived a holy life and was described by Pope Francis as a “young man in love with the Eucharist.” You made him fall in love with your Son, Jesus, making of the Eucharist his “highway to Heaven”. They are eucharistic because they have something to do with the Eucharist. For two days, the special exhibit was presented to students at Saint Joseph High School, then traveled down a hill to the St. Joseph Grade School gymnasium, where the whole school attended. The parish opened it to the public for a weekend too, and a prayer service took place Oct. 10 at the same time Blessed Carlo Acutis’ beatification occurred with Pope Francis in Assisi, Italy. Acutis believed that if people knew that Jesus was truly present in the Eucharist, they would turn to God. Learn how your comment data is processed. “Blessed Carlo Acutis is a fantastic role model, especially for people my age,” noted John Miller. The beatification of Carlo Acutis took place Oct. 10 after a miracle attributed to his prayers and the grace of God. info@miracolieucaristici.org - www.miracolieucaristici.org. During the Lenten Season, St. Pius V Church will host the International Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles designed by Blessed Carlo Acutis, beatified October 10, 2020. Carlo is best known for his incredible computer programming skills and his website dedicated to Eucharistic miracles. Today I learned of Carlo Acutis, Servant of God, a 15 year old teen known as a “computer geek” who cataloged all of the known Eucharistic Miracles before dying of leukemia. Angelo Libutti: It started after I saw a video about doctors verifying Eucharistic miracles that Ray Grijalba posted on his YouTube page, The Joy … It brought to mind the young Blessed Carlo Acutis, who documented Eucharistic miracles and catalogued them onto a website. It was cool to be able to see all of the amazing signs by God that happened here on earth.”, Maura reflected: “What stood out the most about Blessed Carlo Acutis was his age. Prayer to Blessed Carlo Acutis. (on 'The Eucharistic Miracles of the World' created by Blessed Carlo Acutis) read more. The exhibit has 160 panels and has been to over 10,000 parishes. I also enjoyed your writing of Eucharistic miracles. The coolest part about him is that he collected all those eucharistic miracles. But extreme means are required to reach such a lofty destination: the sacraments and prayer. An Italian teenage boy who programmed his home computer to catalog miracles and died at 15 years old is one step closer to becoming the first Catholic millennial saint. When he was three years old, his parents moved back to their native Milan. In Brazil, a boy named Mattheus was healed from a … Copyright © 2020 Deacon Scott Maentz. He could not understand why sport stadiums were full of people and churches were empty. "EUCHARISTIC MIRACLES" Exhibition. Acutis believed that if people knew that Jesus was truly present in the Eucharist, they would turn to God. There is an unusual exhibition being held at St Joseph’s church in Thame, Oxfordshire, at the moment. After his first Communion, he went to daily Mass, even though his parents at the time were not practicing Catholics. 15-year-old Carlo Acutis, the young Italian who made an online catalog of all the Eucharistic miracles … Here is a link to a new video inspired by the work of the now to be Blessed Carlos Acutis and detailing 3 Eucharistic miracles which have undergone the latest forensic investigation by top independent pathologists. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. At age 11, he researched and organized a catalog of eucharistic miracles. Considered a genius of computer programming, Acutis strived to live a holy life from a young age. Carlo Acutis inspired an exhibition of eucharistic miracles from around the world. You gave him Mary, as beloved Mother, and with the Rosary you made him sing the praises of her tenderness. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! When Christine Baglow, youth minister at St. Joseph Parish, South Bend, heard the special Vatican Eucharistic Miracle Exhibit was going to be traveling again, she knew the perfect time for which to reschedule it for a visit to her parish. A Christmas Blessing: Feeding the Homeless. It’s much harder doing that with someone who lived from hundreds of years ago. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Venerable Carlo Acutis and His Love for the Eucharist The website Carlo created when he was just 14 years old was the genesis of The Eucharistic Miracles of the World… Acutis had befriended them on his walk to the best prep school in Milan. Everyone was amazed by his ability to understand the computer secrets that are normally accessible only to those who have completed university.”, One of his most significant computer ventures was cataloguing all the Eucharistic miracles of the world. Millennial Generation has a Blessed. I haven’t heard of more than one or two people about my age who are on their way to sainthood. But Baglow learned that Oct. 10 was the beatification of then-Venerable Carlo Acutis, the creator of the exhibit and a 15-year-old Italian teenager who died on Oct. 12, 2006. Some of them were in the last decade, too. In Brazil, a boy named Mattheus was … All rights reserved. Learn about our history, our mission, and our team. Blessed Carlo Acutis, who died at 15 in 2006 and was beatified Oct. 10 in Assisi, Italy. When asked about Blessed Carlo Acutis, second grader Peter Connolly mused, “I would like to be friends with him. Also found on this site is an wonderful cartoon video providing catechesis on the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist, told by Carlo the cartoon figure, as well as several of the Eucharistic Miracles catalogued by Carlo. He was born on May 3 rd, 1991 in London of Italian parents. Meet local business professionals in the Fort Wayne - South Bend area. The eighth graders, some nervous, some excited, contemplated the miracles of the Eucharist displayed. Whenever they would pass a church, he would ask them if he could go in and see Jesus. Learn about the International Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles created and designed by the Servant of God Carlo Acutis: www.miracolieucaristici.org. or Carol J. Seydel. hen Christine Baglow, youth minister at St. Joseph Parish, South Bend, heard the special Vatican Eucharistic Miracle Exhibit was going to be traveling again, she knew the perfect time for which to reschedule it for a visit to her parish. Today I learned of Carlo Acutis, Servant of God, a 15 year old teen known as a “computer geek” who cataloged all of the known Eucharistic Miracles before dying of leukemia. In particular Carlo put the Sacrament of the Eucharist at the centre of his life and he called it “my highway to heaven”. Before his death in 2006 at age 15, Carlo designed a presentation of over 130 Eucharistic miracles approved by the Church. Pope Francis beatified him on Oct. 10, 2020. Second grader Cristina Echeverry Polania described her favorite eucharistic miracle from the exhibit, the one from Alboraya-Almacera, Spain. He enjoyed soccer, Pokémon, action films and his many pets. “We all agreed that hosting the Eucharistic Miracles Exhibit would present a beautiful opportunity for our parish community to engage in a deeper way with the real presence of our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament,” said Sean Driscoll, director of religious educations at St. Joseph. From Italian Traces, the short and intense life of the boy in love with the Eucharist (and passionate about the internet), which continues to change the lives of the many that follow his path. I learned what eucharistic miracles are: They are things that happen that are holy and cannot be explained by science. We began our year talking about the universal call to holiness — that we are all called to be saints and that we all can be saints: It is profound to be able to look at the life and witness of Carlo as so deeply holy, and yet so attainable.”. “It makes sainthood and holiness accessible to them, right here, right now. What a great gift the Lord has given us, Himself, in this most wonderful miracle! Reply. It comprises 160 panels and can be downloaded by clicking here and that have also made the rounds of more than 10,000 parishes in the world. 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