Category: His Mystical Way – Padre Pio of Pietrelcina

His Mystical Way – Padre Pio of Pietrelcina

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Padre Pio’s Love for the Blessed Virgin Mary – Lady of Graces

Padre Pio nurtured his love for the Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of Jesus from the time he was a child. He would go to the church in Pietrelcina to greet and to pray to our Lady of Graces. He always kept a little picture of this Madonna hanging on the wall of his cell. He would glance up at her...

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Padre Pio. A perfect Capuchin

Padre Pio. A perfect Capuchin Capuchin spirituality is based on the Passion of Christ. Their crosses do not bear a corpus, because it is the friar who is to take Christ’s place. The Regola Bollata of St Francis (that of 1223) begins with the following words, “The rule and life of the friars minor is this, to follow the holy...

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Padre Pio and Humility

Padre Pio and Humility St. Padre Pio spoke often about humility, and more importantly he truly practiced what he preached. He lived his life spurning fame and seeking only to please Christ. In spite of his wondrous gifts from God, he looked upon himself as a simple, sinful friar. If you have ever had the occasion to feel the pain...

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Padre Pio lived in poverty

Padre Pio lived in poverty Padre Pio lived in poverty. Padre Pio, like his Seraphic Father, the Poor One of Assisi, loved and lived this evangelical virtue. Here are two concrete and irrefutable facts: the poverty of his cell and his detachment from money. From 1916 to 1945, Padre Pio lived in cell number five. In it reigns the most...

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Padre Pio – The mistery of the cross

Padre Pio of Pietrelcina: The mistery of the cross The first proof of the sanctifying grace, appeared in Pietrelcina, this marked the street to “climb Calvary” with the guide of a teacher who was the same Jesus. The Good Teacher who did not permit others to do His work. The participation in the pain of Jesus, who picked him as...

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The Vocation of Padre Pio. Called to a batter life

The Vocation of Padre Pio. Called to a batter life Already from the first years of his childhood, Padre Pio, was “invested” by the “very great mission”, that was written in the divine designs. He received then, the first charismatic gifts and supported the violent attacks of Satan. The same Padre Pio reveals to have felt “from my first tender...