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  • A Beautiful Prayer to Jesus

    06/11/2016 8:45:30 AM PDT · by notaliberal · 3 replies
    Padre Pio Devotions ^ | Unknown | Padre Pio
    Stay with me, Lord Prayer of St. Pio of Pietrelcina after Holy Communion
  • Love is Lifting Me Higher -- A Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Lent

    03/15/2015 7:17:47 AM PDT · by Salvation · 3 replies
    Archiocese of Washington ^ | 03-14-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Your Love is Lifting Me Higher – A Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Lent By: Msgr. Charles PopeThe readings in today’s Mass speak to us of our desperate condition, and how God’s abiding love has not only set us free, but also lifted us higher. God was not content to restore us to some earthy garden, paradise though it was. No, he has so loved the world that he sent his Son who has opened heaven itself for us and given us a new, transformed and eternal life.Let's look at some of the themes and ponder that God works...
  • Pope to visit town (and tomb) of St. Padre Pio [EWTN to cover]

    06/16/2009 1:40:37 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies · 592+ views
    cna ^ | June 16, 2009
    Pope Benedict XVI / St. Padre Pio Vatican City, Jun 16, 2009 / 01:43 pm (CNA).- The Vatican announced today the details of Pope Benedict XVI's pastoral visit to San Giovanni Rotondo, the town in the Italian Region of Puglia where St. Padre Pio lived. The Holy Father is scheduled to arrive at the Antonio Massa sports ground at 9:15 a.m. on June 21. He will proceed to venerate the tomb of St. Padre Pio at the shrine of Our Lady of Grace, where he will pray and light two candles, symbolizing his apostolic visit and that of Pope...
  • Was the angel of Highway 19 the saint Padre Pio?.......

    08/09/2013 7:43:39 PM PDT · by Morgana · 38 replies
    mail online ^ | James Nye
    FULL TITLE: Was the angel of Highway 19 the saint Padre Pio? Catholics suggest that the priest who's been dead for 45 years appeared at crash scene to bless and save life of teen victim Five days on, the identity of the guardian angel priest of Missouri's Highway 19 remains as mysterious as his appearance on the roadside was miraculous. Friends and family of Katie Lentz, along with rescue workers still want to thank the unidentified man whose prayers they credit with bestowing a supernatural calm as EMT's battled to cut the Illinois teen from her mangled car wreck. But...
  • Cardinal Schotte (Head of the Synod of Bishops) and his view on Dallas; Rose petals for Padre Pio

    06/16/2002 11:49:00 AM PDT · by sinkspur · 7 replies · 249+ views
    National Catholic Reporter ^ | 6/14/2002 | John L. Allen
    This week all eyes are on Dallas, where the U.S. bishops will try to round a corner on the sexual abuse crisis that broke anew in Boston in December. Its not just the U.S. that will be watching. Here in Rome curial officials are also paying close attention, knowing that whatever the American bishops do will be widely influential around the world. I happened to share a plane ride last Saturday with Belgian Cardinal Jan Schotte, a very influential figure in this pontificate who runs the Synod of Bishops. I had been in Chicago giving a talk at the Religion...
  • PADRE PIO DA PIETRELCINA

    06/13/2002 2:31:22 PM PDT · by sspxsteph · 40 replies · 594+ views
    PADRE PIO DA PIETRELCINA CANONIZATION 16 June 2002
  • Padre Pio to be Canonized This June

    04/16/2002 2:06:02 PM PDT · by Coleus · 49 replies · 289+ views
    EWTN | 4.16.02 | Me
    Just Heard on EWTN internet radio that Padre Pio will be Canonized this June.
  • His Friends Remember Padre Pio

    01/17/2002 1:41:50 PM PST · by Lady In Blue · 7 replies · 670+ views
    National Catholic Register ^ | January 13, 2001 | Andrew Walther
    National Catholic Register   His Friends Remember Padre Pio First in a Series 2002's Saints to Be Padre Pio, Juan Diego, Msgr. Josemaría Escrivá National Catholic Register 1.13.01-1.19.01 by ANDREW WALTHER Register Correspondent SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO, Italy - Although he died in 1968, the popularity of Padre Pio - a stigmatist, reader of souls, mystic soon to be declared a saint - has grown over the years. In fact, this simple Capuchin friar is so well known that more pilgrims journey to the small town of San Giovanni Rotondo every year than to Fatima, Lourdes, or any other shrine ...
  • St. Pio Of Pietrelcina, 1887-1968

    06/04/2002 11:17:33 AM PDT · by Antoninus · 19 replies · 414+ views
    The Wanderer ^ | 6/6/02 | Fr. Armand Dasseville, O.F.M. Cap.
    St. Pio Of Pietrelcina, 1887-1968 By Fr. Armand Dasseville, O.F.M. Cap. God often blesses some men or women in a very special way. He bestows upon one or more of his faithful servants extraordinary graces and gifts. These servants of God shine like lights. They are radiant in virtue and perform edifying actions that serve to mirror Christ and encourage the faithful to greater efforts toward sanctity. The purpose of these gifts is to spread the Kingdom of God by rescuing sinners from the grip of Satan and by restoring all things in Christ. In our day and age such...
  • Padre Pio: on Spirituality, Vatican II and the Novus Ordo Missae

    01/12/2003 9:17:25 PM PST · by Scupoli · 56 replies · 846+ views
    The Angelus Magazine | May 1999 | Fr. Jean, OFM Cap
    Padre Pio (May 25, 1887 - September 23, 1968) was beatified on May 2, 1999, and canonised on June 16, 2002 by Pope John Paul II. He is the only priest known to have received the full stigmata. He never celebrated the Novus Ordo Missae. The final year of this dying, decaying century will see the beatification of Padre Pio, the holy monk whom God sent as a sign for our age. For, while everyone wants to make us believe in a new "charismatic" Church, strangely we do not find there any wonderworking saints like the ones we meet throughout...
  • Padre Pio Wrestled with Devil, Predicted Future

    06/16/2002 10:31:54 AM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 69 replies · 2,073+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 6/16/02 | Philip Pullella
    Padre Pio Wrestled with Devil, Predicted Future Sun Jun 16, 8:40 AM ET By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Padre Pio, the 20th century Italian mystic monk and miracle worker who for 50 years is said to have had the stigmata -- the bleeding wounds of Christ -- had for many people always been a saint. Pope John Paul ( news - web sites) formally declared his sainthood on Sunday at a solemn ceremony attended by hundreds of thousands in a sweltering St. Peter's Square and watched on screen by millions in Italy and around the world. For many,...
  • Pope Bestows Sainthood on Padre Pio

    06/16/2002 4:05:57 AM PDT · by kattracks · 7 replies · 228+ views
    AP | 6/16/02 | FRANCES D'EMILIO
    VATICAN CITY, Jun 16, 2002 (AP Online via COMTEX) -- Struggling against wilting heat, Pope John Paul II declared the mystic 20th century monk Padre Pio a saint on Sunday to wild cheers from one of the Vatican's biggest crowds ever - hundreds of thousands of pilgrims who jammed St. Peter's Square and the nearby streets. Many pilgrims arrived hours before the 10 a.m. ceremony to secure a seat. They waited as the temperature climbed toward a forecast 91 degrees and high humidity made the air suffocatingly heavy. As the pope began reciting opening prayers, paramedics carried out at...
  • St. Padre Pio, Humanae Vitae, and Mandatory Abortion

    10/11/2008 8:40:39 AM PDT · by stfassisi · 12 replies · 568+ views
    http://www.sanpadrepio.com/piolife.htm ^ | Unknown | Frank M. Rega, S.F.O.
    In the light of the Humanae Vitaes other accurate predictions, are mandatory birth control and abortion on the horizon for America? St. Padre Pio demonstrated the depth of his love and loyalty to the Church when he publicly praised and defended Pope Paul VI for his encyclical Humanae Vitae, Of Human Life. 1 Upon its release in the summer of 1968, a torrent of vilification and disobedience was unleashed upon the Pontiff from within the Church, as well as mockery and scorn from without. Such open rebellion against Peters successor was unprecedented, and yet he had done nothing more than...
  • Padre Pio, Priest and Victim [Ecumenical]

    09/25/2008 9:10:30 PM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies · 282+ views
    Vultus Christi ^ | September 22, 2008 | Father Mark/Monsignor Arthur Burton Calkins
    Padre Pio, Priest and Victim By Father Markon September 22, 2008 11:05 PM By Monsignor Arthur Burton Calkins I. The Crisis of Identity in the PriesthoodAlmost immediately after the Second Vatican Council, a terrible identity crisis of enormous proportions began to overtake the Catholic priesthood and thousands of priests left the active ministry with or without the requisite permission. Still others became genuinely confused about the nature of their priesthood. Unfortunately, the disorientation still remains in many ways. Its causes, no doubt, are quite complex and ultimately we must confess that "An enemy has done this" (Mt. 13:28).But recognizing...
  • St. Pio of Pietrelcina [Padre Pio]

    09/18/2008 10:37:17 PM PDT · by Salvation · 42 replies · 2,392+ views
    EWTN.com ^ | 09-19-08 | EWTN various
    The Man - The Franciscan - The Priest The Mystic - The Saint - Multimedia - EWTN Coverage
  • Letter 33 - Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, 16 November 1914.

    09/26/2007 7:34:25 PM PDT · by stfassisi · 3 replies · 168+ views
    Beloved daughter of Jesus, May the grace and mercy and peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ be always with you all and make you ever more acceptable to God our Father. Amen. I give thanks continually to God for you, as is my duty, for your continual increase in holiness and for the love of Jesus which is becoming more and more abundant in your heart. This poor letter of mine will deal with what ought to be the life of one who is living in the spirit of Jesus Christ. It is my intention to place before you an...
  • Padre Pio and the Mother Co-redemptrix(CATHOLIC CAUCUS)

    09/10/2007 6:18:13 AM PDT · by stfassisi · 81 replies · 1,058+ views
    Padre Pio and the Mother Co-redemptrix By Fr. Stefano Maria Manelli, F.I. Saturday, 08 September 2007 It has been written, and rightly so, that "if there is an aspect of the mystery of Mary especially fitting to the life and work of Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, it is certainly the coredemptive aspect of the person and mission of the Immaculate in Gods salvific plan of love" (1). The mystery of Mary Coredemptrix is present in the life and writings of St. Pio of Pietrelcina at the highest levels of mystical experience which he lived out in body and soul, and...
  • Saint Padre Pio letters #29Correspondence with Raffaelina Cerase

    08/23/2007 5:55:48 PM PDT · by stfassisi · 7 replies · 479+ views
    [ This letter is an exceptional explanation of Christian perfection. Padre Pio explains the twofold action of the Holy Ghost -- internal and external. The first virtue is Charity with Joy and Peace as it's wonderful fruit. The role of trials and the need for patience. Kindliness, Forbearance, Meekness and faithfulness; Modesty, Continence and Chastity. ] Beloved daughter of Jesus, May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be always with you and with your family. Jesus wants me to write to you for your feastday and I...
  • Spiritual Counsels from Saint Padre Pio

    06/06/2007 1:58:35 PM PDT · by stfassisi · 5 replies · 444+ views
    Spiritual Counsels from ST. Padre Pio Love of God You must speak to Jesus also with the heart, besides the lips; indeed, in certain cases you must speak to him only with the heart. Do not worry over things that generate preoccupation, derangement and anxiety. One thing only is necessary: to lift up your spirit and love God. The heart of our Divine Master has no more amiable law than that of sweetness, humility, charity. Often place your confidence in Divine Providence and be assured that sooner heaven and earth shall pass away than that the Lord neglect to protect...
  • Padre Pio's Love for the Blessed Mother

    01/30/2005 5:08:37 AM PST · by Catholic54321 · 3 replies · 1,388+ views
    One of the outstanding characteristics of Padre Pios(Francesco Forgiones) spirituality was his deep devotion to Mary. His love for the Blessed Mother was one which was present from his earliest years and which lasted through his whole life. In the small town of Pietrelcina where he was born, devotion to the Madonna has been a characteristic of the peoples spirituality for many centuries. Our Lady Liberatrix (Our Lady of Liberty) was the special patroness of the area and was venerated in the main church. Every year there was a festival in her honor with a procession through the streets. The...