Category: Padre Pio from Pietrelcina: Religion and Christianity

Padre Pio Pietrelcina

Padre Pio of Pietrelcina: Prayer, Intercession, Novena

Padre Pio of Pietrelcina: Prayer, Intercession, Novena Prayer of Pope John Paul II to St. Pio of Pietrelcina Pope John Paul II recited this prayer on the occasion of the canonization of Padre Pio, June 16, 2002. Teach us, we pray, humility of heart, so that we may be counted among the little ones of the Gospel to whom the...

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Rare Footage of a Day in the Life of Padre Pio

WATCH: Rare Footage of a Day in the Life of Padre Pio. Unpublished video Mass, confessions, lunch … Discover how this saint lived in this exceptional video Accompanied by his Capuchin friars, Saint Pio of Pietrelcina (commonly known as Padre Pio) lived very long days, as evidenced by this film dating back to 1950. The saint worked up to 19...

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Spiritual Counsels of Padre Pio

Spiritual Counsels of Padre Pio . The Greatest Quotes from the Amazing Padre Pio Always humble yourself lovingly before God and man, because God speaks to those who are truly humble of heart, and enriches them with His gifts. Whoever does not meditate, is like someone who never looks in the mirror before going out, doesn’t bother to see if...

Body of St. Padre Pio goes on the road for Holy Year – Rome

The body of Padre Pio, a popular Roman Catholic saint who is said to have had the stigmata of Christ arrived in Rome Wednesday, where it will go on display at several churches including St Peter’s Basilica. Encased in a crystal coffin, Padre Pio , who died in 1968, will first be taken to the Basilica of St Lawrence Outside...

Jubilee of Mercy’s Exhibition of Father Pius (Padre Pio)

Jubilee of Mercy’s Exhibition of Father Pius (Padre Pio) When Pope Francis established the Year of Mercy, a full slate of Jubilee events were slotted into his already packed calendar for 2016. Exhibition of Father Pius. Is one of the most popular events of the Jubilee:  the remains of Father Pius, the saint of Pietralcina, are moved from San Giovanni...

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Biography of Padre Pio da Pietrelcina

Biography of Padre Pio da Pietrelcina Padre Pio, Francesco Forgione, or also known as Pio da Pietrelcina, was born in that locality of Italy in 1887, in the bosom of a humble family and very devoted to the Catholic religion. As a child he showed that he was a fool and had no trouble doing penance in favor of God....

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A pilgrimage to the heart of St Pio of Pietrelcina

Going to Pietrelcina and San Giovanni Rotondo in Italy is like going to the heart of St Padre Pio. Born on May 25, 1887, Francesco Forgione lived in Pietrelcina till he was 15 years old. In his own words, “It all happened here”. When he was five years old, he started to have the first apparitions of Jesus, Mary and...

What to See at Shrine of Padre Pio

The city of San Giovanni Rotondo takes its name from the Rotonda di San Giovanni, an old building on the edge of the old town. But the city today is best known for the Shrine of Padre Pio, which centers on his tomb inside the Church of Our Lady of Grace (Santa Maria delle Grazie). Here you can also see...

Santuario Padre Pio San Giovanni Rotondo

Shrine of Padre Pio, San Giovanni Rotondo

The Shrine of Padre Pio in San Giovanni Rotondo, southern Italy, is the second-most visited Catholic shrine in the world. It centers on the tomb of Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, a Capuchin friar, priest and mystic known for his devotion to God, care for the sick, and supernatural gifts. Padre Pio died in 1968 and was declared a Saint...

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Spiritual child of Padre Pio

Padre Pio’s spiritual child Padre Pio was especially careful for the well-being, spiritual and material, of those whom he had accepted as his spiritual son or daughter. He would look after them from a distance, with the help of their guardian angel. The following story is related in Send Me Your Guardian Angel, a book on Padre Pio’s relations with...