Posts Tagged ‘Communion hosts’

Supposed miracle claim goes viral

Thursday, July 7th, 2022

A claim on Facebook that a miracle has occurred in a parish Church in Ireland has gone viral. After a host was dropped on the floor it was picked it up and placed it in a glass of water.  After a while, it became covered with a blood-like substance.  Read more

Coronavirus: Sales up for prepackaged Communion cups and wafers

Monday, March 16th, 2020

In light of concerns about the new coronavirus, churches are ordering boxes filled with hundreds of prepackaged Communion cups and wafers. Read more

Artist uses stolen Communion hosts to send message

Friday, November 27th, 2015

A Spanish artist has stolen more than 240 consecrated hosts and has used them to spell out the word “pederasty” in Spanish in an artwork. Artist Abel Azcona stole the hosts by pretending to receive Communion at Mass. A private citizen removed the hosts from the artwork in an exhibition. But photos of the artwork Read more

Venezuela economy crisis means shortage of Communion hosts

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

One of the effects of Venezuela’s economic crisis is a shortage of unleavened wheat flour to make Communion hosts. The monthly production of hosts in the South American nation has fallen from 80,000 to 30,000 recently, the Catholic News Agency reported. Giovanni Luisio Mass, prior of the Order of Poor Knights of Christ of the Read more