The Vision: Jane’s Story
This is an email we received in October 2018. She has given us permission to share this beautiful story with you all. “Hi Samira—- This is my story- I was raised in a large Irish Catholic home. As I got older I was not as diligent in going to Mass as I should have been. […]
The following is a poem written in loving memory of David Giles Jefferson, written by his mother, Viola, as dawn broke the day that he died at the very young age of five. As she sat by David’s bedside, she prayed and asked God, “Why? Why? Suddenly, as if a recording was turned on, the […]
Here you go. Please share my story. “My name is Joanne and I have a wonderful story of Padre Pio and his intercession for me to God our father. In June 2015, my father Angelo Antonio passed away. I love my father very much and it was very difficult for everyone. My grandparents Celestina and […]
Padre Pio’s Feast Day Celebrations at the PPFOA
Sunday September 23rd was the 50th anniversary of Padre Pio’s death. This month the 100th anniversary of the Visible Stigmata of Padre Pio. Monday September 24th we celebrated a special Padre Pio mass at Holy Apostles College and Seminary led by Father Skip. After mass was over, we headed back to the PPFOA and enjoyed […]
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Padre Pio’s Feast Day 2018!
Please join us on Monday September 24th to celebrate the Feast Day of Padre Pio! We will be holding an Open House for all to come and join us in remembering his beautiful spirit. We will have refreshments all day here at the PPFOA as well as roses for those who stop by, and many […]
Pray, Hope and Don’t Worry
Pray, Hope and Don’t Worry “My wife was diagnosed with Colon Cancer in June of 1999. She has had two major operations, one radiation treatment and two bouts with chemo. After the last surgery and radiation treatment the doctors felt they had gotten it for sure, this time. However, to make sure they recommended a […]
Biographical Notes on Padre Pio
Born Francesco Forgione, May 25, 1887 in Pietrelcina, Italy. Baptized May 26, 1887 in Santa Ana’s Chapel. Invested as a Capuchin Friar January 22, 1903. Ordained a priest August 10, 1910. Celebrated First Mass August 14, 1910 in Pietrelcina; remained there to assist local pastor. Invisible Stigmata first experienced September 7, 1910. Temporarily assigned to […]