The Holy Eucharist is a continuos living miracle
Emmanuel , God is with us
"Do this is memory of me"
(John. 6:51) "I myself am the living bread come down from heaven.
If anyone eats this bread he shall live forever; the bread I will give is my flesh for the
life of the world." 52 The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying,
"How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"
53 So Jesus said to them, "Very truly, I tell you, unless you eat the flesh
of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.
54 Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood have eternal life, and I will raise
them up on the last day;
55 for my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink.
56 Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood abide in me, and I in them.
57 Just as the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, so whoever
eats me will live because of me.
58 This is the bread that came down from heaven, not like that
which your ancestors ate, and they died. But the one who eats this bread will live
Eucharistic miracles - blood in hosts and statues
Through the centuries, the Church has documented many
Eucharistic miracles showing the real presence of Jesus in the Holy
Eucharist. Many have been the hosts that have bleed and other phenomena has
also occurred. The Church has allowed scientists to analyze these phenomena
to ascertain the veracity and authenticity. Here we present some cases so
that we may grow in our faith.
Eucharistic Miracle de Lanciano-Italy.
Lanciano is a small medieval town in Abruzzo, Italy, located
in the province de Chieti. There is preserved for more than twelve centuries
the first and greatest of Eucharistic miracles: the Eucharistic Miracle de
In the 8th century, a Basilian monk began to doubt about the
real presence of the body and blood of Jesus Christ in the consecrated
host and the chalice with the consecrated wine; during the consecration the
bread and the wine changed appearence and here the miracle.
Before the eyes of priest; the host became a piece de living
flesh; the consecrated wine in the chalice became blood, coagulating
in five irregular pebbles of different size and shape. This flesh and blood have been preserved through the
centuries in the same original condition.
Scientific verifications del miracle
During the 1970's, taking advantage of the latest advances in
science, by request of the Chruch, a scientific analysis of those ancient
relics was made through a group of experts in pathology and cardiology.
Professors Odoardo Linolli, Professor of Anatomy and pathological histology,
chemistry and clinical microscopy, and Ruggero Bertellí, of the University
of Siena made the necessary studies in the laboratory.
These were the results:
The flesh is true flesh.
The blood is true blood.
Both flesh and blood are human flesh and blood.
The flesh and blood are of the same blood group (AB).
The flesh and the blood belong to a person who is alive.
diagram of this blood corresponds to human blood that
was extracted from a human body on the same day. The flesh consists of a
muscle tissue from the heart (myocardium).
The conservation of these relics left in their natural state
for centuries and exposed to the action of physical, atmospheric and
biological agents, is an extraordinary phenomenon.
It is also worthy of admiration the fact that these pebbles
of blood are coagulated, and although they all have different size, each one
weighs the same weight as all five united at the same time.
The conclusion of science confirms our faith and by this
means the authenticity of this Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano is
Recent eucharistic miracles
An expert of our time has devoted his life to examine scientifically these
miracles using current technology to demonstrate the Real Presence of Jesus
Christ alive in every consecrated host.
His name is Dr. Ricardo Castanon who studied Clinical Psychology,
specialized in psychosomatic medicine and cognitive Neuro-psico-phisiology.
He especialized in France, Germany and Italy. He is the author of
documentaries, books and science articles. Fox TV produced a documentary
about his research in eucharistic miracles occurred in South America and
concluded that they are truly authentic, this happened on July 28, 1999 Live
before an audience of 28 million people. As a result they made a film
entitled "Signs of God, science proves the faith."
About Dr. Ricardo Castanon.
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Born in Bolivia. He was an atheist in 1990, and was writing a book entitled
"From a neuron cell to a person," he was trying to explain how the brain has
evolved so that mammals evolve into human beings. It turns out that in 1992
he began doing research on mystical phenomena and was traveling to Ecuador.
As a result his life began to change. In 1994 he had a special experience. A
Bishop of Ecuador thought that the case of a lady seer Patricia Talbot, was
not authentic , Dr. Castanon traveled to study the case, to prove
scientifically whether it was false or true. Studies showed that it was
authentic, so it was approved by the Bishop and she was allowed to continue
During these studies he dealt with many people, including a woman who had
had mystical experiences, it was the first time he saw her and she
approached him. She was a humble person, perhaps a peasant, she had no
intellectual training, about fifty years old, and she told him: "I have two
messages of Jesus for you.
says that you through science should help demonstrate what psychics or seers
are real and which are fake.
says the Lord, that you don't know what to do with your book "From a neuron
cell to a person." She could not know this, because he started this book in
early 1990, it was 1992 and he had stopped writing in the eighth chapter
because it had key atheist topics .
the Lord told the lady tell him something he did not know.
Message from our Lord
*** The Lord said:
"The soul is life. God gives us life through an animation of the body. What
animates the life of a body is the soul. So the animal has an animal soul.
So the plant has a vegetable soul, because it has life. BUT THEY HAVE NO
SPIRIT. Dogs do not have spirit, plants do not have spirit. THE SPIRIT IS
THE DIVINE PART THAT EVERY MAN HAS IN ITSELF, God breathes his spirit on man
when man is conceived between a man and a woman. The spirit is the divine
part that each man has and it is expressed in his life through his
He concludes that when we move away from that spiritual reality, our
spiritual dimension decreases and we become materialistic. He also says that
money can not bring happiness to a millionaire, because money is not enough,
because even if you can buy pleasures you won't be happy. He says
"The man who ignores his spiritual dimension ignores great values, so, that
is the problem that we have, and our society must return to rediscover its
Eucharistic miracle in Buenos Aires
Castanon was called to Buenos aires by Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio,
who is now the current pope Francisco, who asked him to investigate two
hosts that bled, one in Buenos Aires and one in Chilpancingo.
This happened because of this current habit of our times, of receiving the
host in the hand. This host fell from someone's hands and although it was
consecrated and we accept it as the body and blood of Christ, he did not
want to pick it up to take it. The priest picked it up and placed it in
water to dissolve it, as it is a rule of the Church, then when it is fully
dissolved it is thrown into a plant.
Five days after leaving the host with water in the tabernacle, he saw that
instead of having disintegrated, the host had a few red spots, the size and intensity
of the blood increased and also there was more liquid, for this reason he
invited Dr. Ricardo Castanon to analyze these samples in a laboratory.
He took a sample of a gelatinous mass and also the host from Chilpancingo
that in 1996 had bled and then dried and became crusty. He traveled to
California United States to analyze the samples in a laboratory, he did not
disclose the source. The result was that the sample consists of heart
muscle, which comes from the myocardium in the left ventricle, that was the
After 1999, more tests were made through an expert in cardiology, pathology
and biochemistry, it was Professor Frederick Zugivewho has written a book on
how to diagnose how a person has died when the heart has been injured. He
told us, "the person who had this heart must have died very ill treated
because in his heart there are injuries showing that he has been badly
beaten, they have tortured this man. Then he says, there is something you
have to explain. How can it be possible that when I was studying this
sample, cells pulsed and throbbed! So explain to me how you can take the
living heart of a person and I bring it to my lab in New York". He was
told that it was not what he thought, because this was a consecrated host
which had begun to bleed.
It was extraordinary for us, doctor says, for this sample was being analyzed
during the last five years. After that, the doctor travels back to Argentina.
Looking at the initial analysis, a laboratory technician says: "We observe
some fluids, red blood cells, white blood cells, and hemoglobin, but what
most catches your eye is that those cells are alive, throbbing and beating".
The strange thing is that more than a few days had already passed and it
is known that after 15 minutes the white and red blood cells break down.