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...

St. Pio of Pietrelcina’s devotion to the Blessed Mother inspired St. Mary Star of the Sea Parish in Sausalito to host a public tour of five relics of the saint the weekend of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Sept. 8.  “I have this personal belief that anything we ask from Jesus through his mother Mary gets VIP attention,” Father Mike Quinn,...