Celebrations around the world for 124 years
On Wednesday, May 25 we celebrate the 124 years since the birth of Padre Pio. Worldwide, the faithful remember this day with various celebrations.
At Pietrelcina (birthplace of the saint) at 4 pm there will be a ceremony with the authorities floral homage at the monument of Padre Pio, at 5 pm in the Park Colesanti the Holy Mass presided over by Brother Francis Colacelli, minister of the province of Sant’Angelo a monastic Padre Pio. Will be offered a votive lamp to St. Pius by the city. The mass choir will be animated by “Padre Pio da Pietrelcina” conducted by Horace and Fioretti, followed by a procession through the streets of the city enlivened by a band conducted by Vinicio Fierro. At 21.30 a concert guitars. On the occasion of the birth of Padre Pio, in the parish of Santa Teresa di Riva Portosalvo Messina Mass is celebrated in the backyard Padre Pio “in Rome please front of the Monument to Saint Pio in Piazza Armerina and the Chapel of the Monumental Complex will be open from 17 to 20. “It ‘s admirable and extraordinary – says Paolo Orlando, coordinator of Friends of Padre Pio – see such devotion to Padre Pio: the faithful care, adorn the monument with fresh flowers, light candles and pray, pray always.”