Consecrated hosts uncovered intact immediately after Sto. Niño church fire in Manila

A fireplace razes a component of the Santo Niño de Pandacan Parish in manila which achieved 3rd alarm in Manila on July 10, 2020. Mark Demayo, Abdominal muscles-CBN News

MANILA – A ciborium with consecrated hosts was identified intact after the fireplace that hit the Sto. Niño Church in Pandacan, Manila, its parish priest Sunday.

In a report on CBCP Information, Fr. Sanny de Claro of the Sto. Niño Church mentioned the ciborium was amid the only products recovered from the fireplace.

He included the ciborium was identified Friday after the fireplace although some church staff were being browsing for the 400-12 months-aged graphic of the Sto. Niño.

“When the ciborium was opened, the sacred host was there,” De Claro mentioned in his homily.

“This is the greatest miracle. Although on the lookout for the graphic, the sacred host was discovered. We ended up pointed to Jesus,” he extra.

The ciboriuum and the consecrated hosts are now in the San Fernando de Dilao Parish Church in Paco for safekeeping.

De Claro also announced the burning of the wooden image of the Sto. Niño and other religious icons.

Apart from the ciborium, they ended up able to recover just one of the “tres potencias”, and the burned andador, scepter and the vestment that the graphic was putting on when the fire broke out.

Some liturgical objects had been also left unscathed and can continue to be applied. De Claro explained the relics will be proven to the public in the coming days.

The fireplace hit the church Friday afternoon.