- Apr 13, 2021
Even though he hasn’t been born yet, Fulton Joseph Hood of Dunlap, Illinois, has showered blessings on his parents, Royce and Elise, and five older siblings. He also has also made friends around the world, who have joined the Hoods in praying for a miracle.
On March 15, Constanza Alva de Urmeneta got in the car behind the hearse for the funeral procession of her 15-year-old daughter, Pía Urmeneta. Typically, somber occasions, it was apparent from the second they drove off the church lot that this was instead a celebration of Pía’s life, just as she had wanted.
On a trip to Tennessee to interview the Schachles, Brian Caulfield asked them why the child was healed of hydrops but not of Down syndrome. “We never prayed to have Down syndrome healed. That wasn’t life threatening,” they answered. “We thought a child with Down syndrome would be a blessing for our family.”
On May 27, Pope Francis approved the promulgation of a decree recognizing Mikey Schachle’s cure from a deadly case of fetal hydrops while still in his mother’s womb as a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus.
The miracle attributed to Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, took place in Tennessee.
A Catholic woman says God is ultimately responsible for her finding a missing teen.
Pope Francis formally recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Carlo Acutis, a 15-year-old Italian teenager who the pope has said is a role model for young men and women today.
A woman healed at the Shrine of Our Lady of Knock in Ireland 30 years ago has been formally acknowledged by the Church as having no “medical explanation.”