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  • Padre Pio and the Guardian Angel

    10/01/2005 6:23:59 PM PDT · by Coleus · 17 replies · 5,802+ views
    opus angelorum ^ | 1993 | Fr. William Wagner, ORC
    Padre Pio and the Guardian Angel (The following is extracted from a spiritual letter written by Padre Pio to his spiritual daughter Raffaelina in 1914.) "Beloved daughter of the heavenly Father,May the Grace of the Divine Spirit completely possess your heart and that of all those who wish to belong to Jesus! May Jesus also reveal to you the mystery and power of His Cross, completely inebriating you. May His Virgin Mother be the very one who obtains for you the strength and courage to fight the good fight; may your good angel be for you a breastplate to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-23-06, Memorial St. Pio of Pietrelcina, priest

    09/23/2006 9:14:35 AM PDT · by Salvation · 25 replies · 835+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 09-23-06 | New American Bible
    September 23, 2006 Memorial of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, priest Psalm: Saturday 39 Reading 11 Cor 15:35-37, 42-49 Brothers and sisters:Someone may say, “How are the dead raised? With what kind of body will they come back?” You fool!What you sow is not brought to life unless it dies.And what you sow is not the body that is to bebut a bare kernel of wheat, perhaps, or of some other kind. So also is the resurrection of the dead.It is sown corruptible; it is raised incorruptible.It is sown dishonorable; it is raised glorious.It is sown weak; it is raised powerful.It...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-23-05, Memorial, St. Pio of Pietrelcina

    09/23/2005 8:31:01 AM PDT · by Salvation · 26 replies · 567+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 09-23-05 | New American Bible
    September 23, 2005Memorial of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina Psalm: Friday 41 Reading IHg 2:1-9 In the second year of King Darius,on the twenty-first day of the seventh month,the word of the LORD came through the prophet Haggai:Tell this to the governor of Judah,Zerubbabel, son of Shealtiel,and to the high priest Joshua, son of Jehozadak,and to the remnant of the people: Who is left among youthat saw this house in its former glory?And how do you see it now?Does it not seem like nothing in your eyes?But now take courage, Zerubbabel, says the LORD,and take courage, Joshua, high priest, son of...
  • St.Padre Pio

    09/22/2004 9:23:12 PM PDT · by Salvation · 20 replies · 976+ views
    EWTN.com ^ | 2004 | EWTN
    BiographyPadre Pio was born May 25, 1887 in Pietrelcina, Italy, a small country town located in southern Italy. His parents were Grazio Mario Forgione (1860-1946) and Maria Guiseppa de Nunzio Forgione (1859-1929). He was baptized the next day, in the nearby Castle Church, with the name of his brother, Francesco, who died in early infancy. Other children in the family were an older brother, Michele; three younger sisters: Felicita, Pellegrina and Grazia; and two children who died as infants. Religion was the center of life for both Pietrelcina and the Forgione family. The town had many celebrations throughout the...
  • ROME - report from a tour leader at St. Pio's canonization

    06/17/2002 2:00:48 PM PDT · by NYer · 3 replies · 95+ views
    Spirit Daily ^ | June 17, 2002 | Mary
    Blessings to all!  I have not had the opportunity for the internet since Fatima June 13 ... We arrived in Rome June 14 and met with our group of 100 people.  We are in 2 buses. There has been too much to write in the last 3 days ... so I will focus on Padre Pios Canonization ... the things I believe you will not read in the news. First we have all been praying for the priests, and especially for the Bishops Conference in Dallas.  At every Mass I continue to carry all the petitions given me (a bag...