Padre Pio , when I go through hard times, I look to you for strength; I turn to you in prayer to seek refuge and protection, in you I find my courage and safety, my support, my joy in living and doing. If I am unworthy, help me to repent and to atone for my many sins.
DAY NINE – Padre Pio’s Novena Oh lord, You have heard the prayers of Padre Pio , and have given him the grace of communion with You, have mercy on me in my despair, save me from my misfortunes, because I am unable to bear them. Amen. To you honor, praise and thanks forever! Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory be to the Father.
MANILA, Philippines – Saint Padre Pio is revered as a man of charity and piety. Also known as the patron saint of civil defense volunteers, adolescents, and stress-relief, Saint Padre Pio’s life and works have inspired several devotees in the Roman Catholic Chruch from all over the world.
The glove is one of a number found in the small Italian convent “cell” where Padre Pio lived until his death in 1968. It will be on display in the Church of Saints Stephen and John in Castleisland during monthly devotions to Padre Pio , starting tonight from 7.30pm.
One miracle that has been identified as Padre Pio’s first miracle occurred in 1908. At that time he lived in the monastery of Montefusco. One day he gathered chestnuts growing in a nearby forest into a bag and sent the bag to Pietrelcina to his aunt Daria. She always had a great affection for him.
Miracle Prayer Perform miracles in my life Lord to display your power and glory. Increase my faith to trust in you. May my whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless to the end. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.
After the completion of the five mysteries (five decades), the ” Hail Holy Queen ” is said: Hail , holy Queen , mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To thee do we send up our sighs mourning and weeping in this valley of tears.
On the crucifix, make the sign of the cross and then pray the Apostles’ Creed. On the next large bead, say the Our Father. On the following three small beads, pray three Hail Marys. On the chain, pray the Glory Be. On the large bead, meditate on the first mystery and pray the Our Father.
Popular veneration Padre Pio of Pietrelcina was an Italian Capuchin friar and mystic. He died in 1968 at the age of 81. Saint Pio was credited with thousands of miraculous cures during his lifetime, and is still venerated as a miracle-worker.
Padre Pio truly modeled for all of us men how to care for the sick and needy. He showed us how to devote our lives to God and discern His will for our lives. St . Padre Pio endured his sufferings with faith and love, which is why so many people came to him for guidance.
Saint Raphael the Archangel serves as the patron saint of healing. Unlike most saints, Raphael was never a human being who lived on Earth. Instead, he has always been a heavenly angel. He was declared a saint in honor of his work helping humanity.
Blessings with Padre Pio’s glove will also be available at the Capuchin Friary in Church Street in Dublin on 23 February.
Padre Pio, original name Francesco Forgione, also called St. Pio of Pietrelcina, (born May 25, 1887, Pietrelcina, Italy—died September 23, 1968, San Giovanni Rotondo; canonized June 16, 2002; feast day September 23), Italian priest and saint of the Roman Catholic Church.