Carlo Acutis

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. In the Diocese of Madison, Wis., a virtual Catholic high school named for the teen, Blessed Carlo Acutis Academy, begins its second year of online learning Aug. 21, 2023. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

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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Blessed Carlo Acutis, an Italian teen who was beatified in 2020, has been chosen by the U.S. bishops as the patron of the first year of a three-year National Eucharistic Revival. Blessed Acutis had a great love of the Eucharist and used his technology skills to build an online database of eucharistic miracles around the world. He is pictured in an undated photo. (CNS photo/courtesy Sainthood Cause of Carlo Acutis)

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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