Blessed Carlo Acutis

Antonia Salzano Acutis, mother of Blessed Carlo Acutis, prays in the shrine dedicated to her son at St. Dominic Church in Brick, N.J., Oct. 1, 2023, the day it was dedicated by Bishop David M. O'Connell of Trenton, N.J. Pope Francis formally recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Acutis, a 15-year-old Italian teenager whose birth in 1991 will make him the first "millennial" to become a saint. (OSV News photo/Mike Ehrmann, Diocese of Trenton)

His lifelong dream was to be a saint, Blessed Carlo Acutis’ mother says

While many Catholics around the world rejoiced upon hearing the news that Pope Francis had approved a second miracle attributed to Blessed Carlo Acutis, none was happier than his mother, Antonia Salzano.
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A boy kneels in prayer before an image of Blessed Carlo Acutis during eucharistic adoration April 7, 2022, at St. Rita of Cascia Church in the South Bronx, N.Y. (OSV News photo/Gregory A. Shemitz, CNS)

Pope Recognizes Miracle Needed for Church’s First ‘Millennial’ Saint

Pope Francis formally recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Carlo Acutis, a 15-year-old Italian teenager whose birth in 1991 will make him the first “millennial” to become a saint.
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Rare Blessed Carlo Acutis stained-glass window installed in Minnesota adoration chapel

Several stained-glass windows are being installed in St. Anne's Chapel at St. Louis Parish in Foreston, including a depiction of Blessed Carlo Acutis, one of the patrons of the revival.
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Antonia Salzano Acutis, mother of Blessed Carlo Acutis, is pictured after an interview in Assisi, Italy, Oct. 9, 2020. Antonia Acutis spoke at gatherings in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington and Texas during a Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2023, tour. (CNS photo/Junno Arocho Esteves)

Mother of Blessed Carlo Acutis visits U.S., invites all to encounter Christ

The mother of an Italian teen on the road to sainthood recently toured several U.S. parishes to kindle increased devotion to the Eucharist, which was "the center of life" for her late son.
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Archbishop from Assisi brings first-class relic of Blessed Acutis to US

Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino of Assisi, Italy, brought a first-class relic of Blessed Carlos Acutis to a Catholic high school on Long Island April 4 as he began a five-day tour with the relic.
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Blessed Carlo Acutis smiling at the camera

Blessed Carlo: The First Millennial Saint?

Meet Blessed Carlo Acutis, a teen who combined devotion to the Eucharist with a passion for computer technology.
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