Posts Tagged ‘Padre Pio’

Throwback Thursday: Padre Pio and Our Spiritual Journey to Holiness

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

This Saturday in the season of Lent, March 17, Pope Francis is making a pastoral pilgrimage to Pietrelcina and San Giovanni Rotondo on the occasion of the centennial year of the appearance of the stigmata of Saint Padre Pio and the 50th anniversary year of his death. One of the most popular pilgrimage sites in […] [Read more]

Padre Pio and Our Spiritual Journey to Holiness

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

One of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Italy today is San Giovanni Rotondo where, for 50 years, Padre Pio, now Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, was dedicated to a ministry of healing, both body and spirit.  Consumed by a longing to care for souls, he spent many hours each day hearing confessions and praying.  He […] [Read more]