Posts Tagged ‘host’

Filipino priest free after four months as hostage

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Catholic Filipino priest Teresito “Chito” Suganob is finally free, having been held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants for almost four months in the war-torn city of Marawi. According to The New York Times, the priest was rescued late on Saturday by the Philippines military, as it moved closer to rooting out the remaining gunmen from Read more

Bleeding host said to have hallmarks of eucharistic miracle

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

A bleeding Communion host in Poland deemed by Church authority to have ‘the hallmarks of a eucharistic miracle’ has been approved for veneration. The announcement was made by Bishop Zbigniew Kiernikowski of Legnica on April 17. On Christmas Day 2013, a consecrated host fell to the floor, the bishop said. It was picked up and Read more

Bleeding communion host inquiry in Salt Lake City

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Church authorities in Salt Lake City are investigated the case of a communion host that appears to be bleeding. The consecrated host was reportedly placed in a glass of water by a priest to whom it was returned during Mass. Three days later, churchgoers at St Xavier Church in Kearns reported the host had not Read more

Pope’s part in eucharistic miracle revealed

Friday, April 26th, 2013

An account of a eucharistic miracle in Buenos Aires, involving Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio — now Pope Francis — has been published in a Polish-based magazine. The article says a priest in the commercial centre of Buenos Aires was finishing distributing Communion at Mass in 1996 when a woman told him she had found a discarded Read more