Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino of the Diocese of Assisi-Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino was recently presented with the Oct. 15 edition of The Tablet featuring the newspaper’s front page coverage of the dedication of a statue of Blessed Carlo Acutis in the Diocese of Brooklyn and was delighted by what he read.
Corpus Christi Church officially named its hall after Blessed Carlo Acutis on Oct. 12 to honor the Italian teenager who died on that date in 2006 and is on track to become the Catholic Church’s first Millennial saint.
On Sunday, Oct. 2, the Italian apostolate of the Diocese of Brooklyn unveiled its first statue of Blessed Carlo Acutis, the internet-savvy teen who is on track to become the first Millennial saint.
The annual Fête-Dieu du Têche in the Diocese of Lafayette takes place on the feast of the Assumption, Aug. 15, and this year’s 40-mile eucharistic procession by boat down the Bayou Têche coincides with the U.S. Catholic Church’s three-year National Eucharistic Revival now underway.
Officials for the supervisory congregation engage in a process for certify- ing relics as outlined in the Church’s Canon Law.
Blessed Carlo Acutis is helping students in the Diocese of Brooklyn grow closer to their faith. Scores of students came to Holy Family Church in Fresh Meadows on Wednesday, April 6 to take part in a prayer rally where they were given the opportunity to venerate a relic of Acutis.
Thousands of pilgrims have flocked to the tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis, the 15-year-old Italian teenager whose use of technology to spread devotion to the Eucharist prompted Pope Francis to hail him as a role model for young people today.
Catholic students in Bayside, Queens learned Oct. 7 that candidates for sainthood don’t have to be pious adults who lived hundreds of years ago, but also modern-day kids like themselves and Blessed Carlo Acutis, whose relict hey venerated at a Rosary Rally led by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.
On July 14, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio officially accepted the first-degree relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis — tiny strands of his hair — that was brought to the U.S. from Italy.