Stories of Intercession
We love to hear stories of Padre Pio’s intercessions because we know he is active in our daily lives. So please, share your stories with us here. Fill out the form below and let us know if you have any questions.
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 […]
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 […]