Sunday May 31st 2020

Eucharistic Miracle: Lanciano, Italy 8th Century A.D.

Eucharistic Miracle: Lanciano, Italy 8th Century A.D.

This wondrous Event took place in the 8th century A.D. in the little Church of St. Legontian, as a divine response to a Basilian monk’s doubt about Jesus’ Real Presence in the Eucharist.

During Holy Mass, after the two-fold consecration, the host was changed into live Flesh and the wine was changed into live Blood, which coagulated into five globules, irregular and differing in shape and size.

The Host-Flesh, as can be very distinctly observed today, has the same dimensions as the large host used today in the Latin church; it is light brown and appears rose-colored when lighted from the back.

The Blood is coagulated and has an earthy color resembling the yellow of ochre.

Various ecclesiastical investigation (“Recognitions”) were conducted since 1574.

In 1970-’71 and taken up again partly in 1981 there took place a scientific investigation by the most illustrious scientist Prof. Odoardo Linoli, eminent Professor in Anatomy and Pathological Histology and in Chemistry and Clinical Microscopy. He was assisted by Prof. Ruggero Bertelli of the University of Siena.

The analyses were conducted with absolute and unquestionable scientific precision and they were documented with a series of microscopic photographs.

These analyses sustained the following conclusions:

* The Flesh is real Flesh. The Blood is real Blood.
* The Flesh and the Blood belong to the human species.
* The Flesh consists of the muscular tissue of the heart.
* In the Flesh we see present in section: the myocardium, the endocardium, the vagus nerve and also the left ventricle of the heart for the large thickness of the myocardium.
* The Flesh is a “HEART” complete in its essential structure.
* The Flesh and the Blood have the same blood-type: AB (Blood-type identical to that which Prof. Baima Bollone uncovered in the Holy Shroud of Turin).
* In the Blood there were found proteins in the same normal proportions (percentage-wise) as are found in the sero-proteic make-up of the fresh normal blood.
* In the Blood there were also found these minerals: chlorides, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, sodium and calcium.
* The preservation of the Flesh and of the Blood, which were left in their natural state for twelve centuries and exposed to the action of atmospheric and biological agents, remains an extraordinary phenomenon.

Close-up of Flesh sample with fibers collected in bundles
Fig. 1 – Eosine x 200. Overall histological aspect of a Flesh sample with fibers collected in bundles with longitudinal orientation as it occurs in the outer surface layers of the heart.
Close-up of an artery and vagal nerve

Fig. 2 – Miracle Heart in Lanciano. Mallory x 250. An artery and, very close, a branch of the vagal nerve.
Close-up of myocardial tissue

Fig. 3 – Miracle Heart in Lanciano. Mallory x 400. Evidence of the “Rough” aspect of the endocardium; the syncytoid structure of the myocardial tissue. Test results reveal blood type belongs to the AB group

Fig. 4 – Elution-absorption test x 80. Above: Hemagglutination test on blood sample in Lanciano: on the left, anti A serum used; on the right, anti-B serum. Below: hemoagglutination test on a Flesh sample in Lanciano: left, with anti-A serum, right,with anti-B serum. It appears thus that the Flesh and the Blood in Lanciano belong to AB blood group. Test results correlate to those of a normal blood sample

Fig. 5 – Electro-phoretic pattern of Blood proteins (Cromoscan photometer). The profile of serum fractions is normal and superimposable to that of a fresh serum sample.

In conclusion, it may be said that Science, when called upon to testify, has given a certain and thorough response as regards the authenticity of the Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano.

For information, books, pamphlets, slides, postcards,
and souvenirs of the Sanctuary, please apply to:

Santuario del Miracolo Eucaristico
Frati Minori Conventuali
66034 Lanciano (Ch), Italy

Taken from the Eucharistic Miracle Page of Lanciano

Reader Feedback

9 Responses to “Eucharistic Miracle: Lanciano, Italy 8th Century A.D.”

  1. Jack Baxter says:

    Not really a “story” but a description with good followup study of the items by medical specialists.
    Requires deep contemplation.

  2. Amado says:

    I would like to convey my admiration for your kind-heartedness for visitors who actually need guidance on in this niche. Your very own dedication to getting the message up and down ended up being incredibly interesting and have made those much like me to attain their desired goals. Your new informative hints and tips can mean much a person like me and substantially more to my office colleagues. Thanks a lot; from each one of us.

  3. Mickey says:

    It’s a pity you don’t have a donate butotn!I’d without a doubt donate to this outstanding blog! I guess for now i’ll settle for bookmarking and adding your RSS feed to my Google account.I look forward to brand new updates and will talk about this websitewith my Facebook group. Chat soon!

  4. Kesav says:

    I definitely desired to deliver a quick concept to thank you for the nice tips and hints you’re posting on this website. My ticeom-nsuming internet appear up has now been rewarded with helpful strategies to exchange with my family and friends. I ?d claim that we readers fact are truly blessed to dwell in a helpful community with incredibly some great individuals with insightful points. I really feel really grateful to get discovered the webpage and appear ahead to a lot of additional entertaining moments reading right here. Thanks a good deal again for a good deal of things.

  5. Quality posts is the main to interest the users to visit the web site, that’s what this website is providing.

  6. keywords says:

    Where can a 17 season old spend the night time while travelling?
    I’m wanting to travel in the U.S. alone, I have
    transport but no idea where to invest the night.
    I heard you can only rent hotel rooms if you are 18+,
    is this true? What if you’d your parents
    reserve the room via telephone? Or is there
    any other concepts? Sleeping in an automobile isnt
    a choice With close friends or relatives. Resorts generally in most jurisdictions aren’t legally permitted to possess unsupervised minors
    stay static in an area. Same for hostels.

  7. Tania says:

    How to use up time on a 7 hour flight? I get really bored.
    Also how to prevent sickness? Get really drunk and get into a fight with the cabin crew.

  8. keywords says:

    Why is America so anti-semitic especially after Trump?

    I mean, making an account where you say you’re Jewish and then act like a
    complete retard is a pretty sound idea. I’d ask why
    my side isn’t pretending to be Arab (maybe some are) but all in all we don’t need nasty tricks to
    win an argument. Like sneaky troll wars are pretty cool, but don’t you…
    show more It’s everyone else’s fault that you expose yourself in public.
    Right.

  9. Judy says:

    For American troops affected by what they saw in Nazi death camps?
    my Father never talked about them at all …………………………………….
    my Father never talked about them at all …………………………………….

Leave a Reply