Pio of Pietrelcina O.F.M. Cap. (1887- 1968), known as Padre Pio, was a friar, priest, stigmatist, and mystic, now venerated as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. Born Francesco Forgione, he was given the name of Pius when he joined the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin.
|Day 8– Novena to St Padre Pio #pinterest Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, pure father, you loved your Spiritual Children very much. How many of your children were acquired at the price of your blood! Pray that we who have not known you personally, may also be numbered among your Spiritual Children. Through your fatherly .................. Awestruck