Tag Archives: Padre Pio

Pope John XXIII’s Competition with Padre Pio: A Theory as to why Pope John XXIII Opened the 3rd Secret Before Our Lady Requested

From Mary’s Blog Sister Lucia was asked by her bishop to write down the 3rd Secret of Fatima. She did so and placed it in a sealed envelope with the instruction that it was to be opened by the Pope of … Continue reading

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St Pio and the Cross

The feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross celebrates two historical events: the discovery of the True Cross by Saint Helena, the mother of the Emperor Constantine, in 320 under the temple of Venus in Jerusalem, and the dedication … Continue reading

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Little known stories of St Padre Pio

Amazing testimonies of the holy life of St Padre Pio  –A collection of little known stories from the historical archives of San Giovanni Rotundo “So it was all just a dream, eh?” A married couple who couldn’t have children began … Continue reading

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St. Pio of Pietrelcina, pray for us!

Dear God, You generously blessed Your servant, St. Pio of Pietrelcina, with the gifts of the Spirit. You marked his body with the five wounds of Christ Crucified, as a powerful witness to the saving Passion and Death of Your … Continue reading

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St. (Padre) Pio – September 23rd.

  On June 16, 2002, Pope John Paul II canonized  Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, one of the greatest saints of all times. There are saints who have been known for healing; there are saints who could “read” souls; there are … Continue reading

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Devotion to the crib: Christmas meditations

Our Holy Father Benedict XVI, in the year of his election, explained in an Angelus message to the faithful the spiritual significance of the crib:

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Rare footage of Padre Pio

BB just came across this post at Fr Tim Finigan’s blog, and thought our readers would like to see it too: PS: Do please visit “The Hermeneutic of Continuity” blogsite. It is probably the most important UK Catholic blog of … Continue reading

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