CARLO ACUTIS: A MILLENNIAL IN PARADISE

CARLO ACUTIS: A MILLENNIAL IN PARADISE

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In each generation, heroes of the Faith, whom the Church recognizes as saints, emerge. There are?ámany characteristics that they have in common, but none thus far have used cell phones, played?áPlayStation video games, or searched for information on Google.

That is about to change.

A young ?ǣcomputer geek?ǥ named Carlo Acutis, who created a website cataloguing every reported Eucharistic miracle in the world and died of leukemia a year later at age fifteen, was?ábeatified in November 2019, after a healing miracle in Brazil was attributed to his intercession.?áSince the beatification ceremony one year later, solemn crowds have been filing past the exposed?árelics of the blessed youth in Assisi?ÇÖs Church of Santa Maria Maggiore.

Carlo is a sign of contradiction in the modern world who serves as a heroic model for today?ÇÖs?áyoung people?Çöa teenager who programmed computers and enjoyed films and comics yet lived?áas an authentic and sincere disciple of Christ. In these pages, you?ÇÖll discover how he embraced?áthe Faith as a boy and developed the virtues necessary to live a Christ-centered life in a secular?ásociety, how he overcame the vices that plagued him, and how he gracefully dealt with?áheartaches he could not divulge even to his parents.?á

When he developed leukemia, he offered his suffering both for Pope Benedict XVI and for the?áCatholic Church, saying: ?ǣI offer all the suffering I will have to undergo for the Lord, for the?áPope, and the Church.?ǥ In this surprising and inspiring book, you?ÇÖll also learn:

  • How Carlo became holy, in only a few short years
  • The young man?ÇÖs unusual loneliness and how he dealt with it
  • His strategy for resisting peer pressure
  • How he had fun without losing control and learned to resist gluttony
  • How he interacted with teen girls who became his friends
  • Why his explanations about the Mass are used in today?ÇÖs catechism classes in Italy
  • How he dealt with friends who were sexually promiscuous and what he told them
  • How he responded to the shocking news that he was dying (which happened two weeks?álater)
  • His remarkable Eucharistic Miracles Exhibition?Çömade possible by his computer?áskills?Çöthat is now touring churches all over Europe