- Oct 21, 2020
The core of biblical Christianity rises or falls on Eucharistic belief.
Carlo Acutis is known for his mastery of computer technology, spending his spare time designing an online exhibition about Eucharistic miracles around the world that’s still making the rounds. He’s being presented as a role model for youth, a “saint of the ordinary,” and also a possible patron saint for IT workers.
The committee in charge of drafting coronavirus restrictions for the Italian government has given the bishops permission to drop the use of gloves while distributing communion as well as the requirement for spouses to wear masks during weddings.
The annual Corpus Christi procession along the Amsterdam canals was canceled due to coronavirus prevention measures.
On the feast of Corpus Christi, Pope Francis said the Eucharist can heal bad memories that keep people from being open and accepting God’s love, including memories of past mistakes, of wrongs endured, and wounds that are held onto, making the heart hard and indifferent.