Faithful Fill Newark Cathedral to Venerate Padre Pio Relics

Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart was the venue for a two-day public display of five relics from Padre Pio, the first priest in the Catholic Church’s history to bear the stigmata wounds of Christ’s crucifixion.

Padre Pio’s Relics Will Make Their First Debut at National Shrine in D.C. 

During the 81 years of life for Francesco Forgione, who later became known and venerated as “Padre Pio,” he wasn’t able to visit the United States. While the saint’s relics have toured across the country and even throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn, for the first time, his relics will be displayed at the nation’s largest Catholic church in Washington D.C., May 21-22.

Michigan Project to Replicate Padre Pio’s Famed Hospital in Italy Is Underway

On a 40-acre plot of land in Howell, in the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan, stands the humble foundation for the establishment of a worldwide network of health care facilities that St. Pio of Pietrelcina set in motion nearly 70 years ago. Padre Pio once said this was the most important thing he did. His dream was the project would one day expand to other parts of the world. That day has now come.

Pride and Procession for Padre Pio in Williamsburg

The Italian Apostolate celebrated the 50th anniversary of St. Padre Pio’s death and the 100th anniversary of his stigmata with a procession from St. Francis of Paola Church, a worship site of Divine Mercy parish, to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.

Father Alessandro Linardi

Father Alessandro Linardi, 35, began his worldly travels in childhood, but the Holy Land captured his heart so profoundly that he gave himself completely to the One Who called him there.

Howard Beach Honors Padre Pio

St. Helen’s parish in Howard Beach celebrated the Feast of St. Padre Pio with a candlelight procession and veneration of the saint’s relic.

Glendale Hosts Padre Pio Celebration

The St. Padre Pio Cluster Celebration at St. Pancras, Glendale, was held Sept. 25 with Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez, leading a procession following Mass.