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Fr. Amorth Speaks of St. Pio

It is quite interesting that even now the consecration of Russia still excites so much controversy.  I place this here without comment but with the fervent hope that this year proves the turning point for a world on the point of calamity and Christ’s Church which in human terms at least, seems likewise close to shipwreck.  1,428 more words

Day of recollection

I spent a very pleasant Saturday recently at a day of recollection held  by the St Pio devotion Singapore group under Philip and his team. It was from nine to five but the time flew by quickly enough as the talks by Fr James were interesting and he was able to captivate my attention throughout. 30 more words


Empty Purgatory

          There is a place where souls mourn and love differently from us. Where the gaze no longer rests on the self but looks out in mercy towards others. 216 more words


An Asking of Roses

          I was preparing to go to a shrine early in the morning of the 18th of July, when this picture came to me. It caught my heart, this little girl, so many other things to go to like others her age, but there she was, at a little shrine, intent on giving her Mother a rose. 314 more words


Replace my blood with Yours

          It’s been some days of a growing emptiness within me, despite many sun~tumbled days of happiness and laughter. It hasn’t driven me to the precipice of panic – as it would have before – that heaven has deserted me. 581 more words


20160606 Padre Pio offered his life and time

Pope Benedict XV urged all Christians to pray for an end to the World War in July 1918. On July 27, Padre Pio offered himself as a victim for the end of the war. 541 more words

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20160530 Padre Pio receives the stigmata

Relics of St. Leopold Mandic and St. Pio of Pietrelcina arrived in Rome in February for the celebration of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.
Francesco Forgione (the future Padre Pio) was born on May 25, 1887, in the small village of Pietrelcina, near Benevento in Italy. 568 more words

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