The holy symbolic objects of Saint Padre Pio had hundreds of people in line at the Cathedral of St. Joseph today. All for one reason, to view his relics and honor the saint. “Padre Pio was a very humble obedient man, and he had a lot of pain,” said representative from the St. Pio Foundation Barbara Fitzgerald. “A lot of physical pain a lot of menta...

A metro area church expected to draw a large crowd for the viewing of relics of an Italian Catholic saint on Friday. Those expectations were well founded as an estimated 3,000 people had viewed the relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina by 3 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church, 8005 Dorset Drive. At times, the line to get into the house of worship sn...

The Padre Pio Prayer Group of the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette at 947 Park St. announces the 2nd annual Italian Cultural Festival on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Shrine. The day will be packed with cultural and religious events kicking off the day at noon with a 2-hour dance party featuring classic Italian songs an...

A procession honoring Saint Padre Pio took place on Sunday, June 23, through the streets of Boston’s North End. The procession began at St. Leonard’s Church where devotees hoisted the statue of St. Padre Pio onto their shoulders and proceeded to carry the Saint around the neighborhood. St. Padre Pio was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 2002. Pius...

The relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, affectionately known to Catholics as Padre Pio, are being prepared to tour the United States and Canada this summer and will continue in the fall. The Saint Pio Foundation announced that the two-part tour will run from May 1 to June 15 and, after a brief respite, will resume from September 15 – November 15. The...

Relics of St. Pio, better known as Padre Pio, have been touring in the Americas for the past two years, venerated by more than 500,000 faithful Catholics. They will visit Kansas City’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception May 15. The relics — Padre Pio’s glove, crusts of his wounds, cotton gauze with blood stains, a lock of his hair, his mantle a...

La Compagnia San Pio, guidata da Diego Ciullo, in collaborazione con alcuni club italo-americani, diretti da Jack Di Giorgio, dalla diocesi di Palm Beach e dalla Holy Family, sta portando in questi giorni negli Stati Uniti, in Florida, la prima grande mostra dedicata alla grande figura del Santo sannita, San Pio. L’evento è caratterizzato anche da...

Organizers of the local visit to the relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina — Padre Pio — to Maui and Oahu this month have released more details of the tour including a parish veneration schedule. Six relics, which have been touring the United States since last year, will be at Holy Rosary Church in Paia on Nov. 8 and at the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lad...

A collection of relics of Saint Padre Pio will be on display Saturday, Oct. 6, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 907 S. Dixie Blvd., as part of a national tour commemorating the 50th anniversary of his passing. Padre Pio was born Francesco Forgione on May 25, 1887, in the town of Pietrelcina, Italy. He later took the name Pio in honor of Pope Pius I...

Nel cinquantesimo anniversario dalla morte di Padre Pio, non potevano mancare celebrazioni e festeggiamenti negli USA, soprattutto grazie alla folta presenza di Italo Americani. Su tutte sicuramente l’installazione della statua di Padre Pio “Io ti assolvo” creata dal più noto scultore del mondo cattolico, l’artista canadese Timothy Schmalz, rappres...