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 […]
The White Feather
The following story is from a friend who responded to our request to send us your Angel stories. We thank her for allowing us to share this beautiful story with you. “The White Feather I was reading how Padre Pio believed people could send their guardian angels to others to help them. And how he […]
“I am grateful”
The following story was mailed into our foundation. “Two days ago I was suffering with a bout of diverticulitis. The pain was unbearable. I remembered seeing a show about Padre Pio. I don’t know why his image came into my mind – I’m not a catholic – but I called for his help. I said […]
Padre Pio’s Cell
Painting of “Our Lady of Purity” that hangs over the foot of Padre Pio’s bed. He didn’t want it to hang there because he considered it too rich for his cell, but his superiors insisted, so there it is. And that was good because he could lay in bed and look up to her during […]