Saint of the Week 6/23

Jun 24, 2019

Ven. Carlo Acutis May 3, 1991-October 12, 2006, Declared Venerable July 5, 2018

Known for his love for others and his devotion to the Eucharist, Venerable Carlo Acutis was a tech-savvy teenager who used his talents to build a website to share information about known Eucharistic miracles along with videos sharing aspects of the Catholic faith with his internet audience. He was known to befriend the poor, homeless, and migrant populations on the streets of Milan, his native city. He died of leukemia at the age of 15 in 2006, and he was declared Venerable by Pope Francis in 2018. His cause for sainthood is ongoing.

 

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