October 7 is the Feast day of Our Lady of the Rosary. --------------------- Eternal rest grant unto them O' Lord and let perpetual light shine upon them, May they rest in peace. Amen. O' Lord, hear my prayer and let my cry come to Thee. O' God, the Creator and Redeemer of all the faithful, grant to the souls of Thy departed servants the remission of all their sins; that through our prayers they may obtain pardon for which they have always desired. (especially...) Amen.
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.