Sept 24 – Fr Ignatius Manfredonia, F.I. – Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina
There is no other saint in the twentieth century like the saint we celebrate today, Saint Pio of Pietreclcina.
Saint Pio is like one of those saints plucked out of the medieval times. Often when we read the lives of the saints of the medieval times or even up to the sixteenth century, we think of Saint Anthony of Padua.
We can only imagine what it must have been like to live in the world with a Saint Anthony of Padua, with a Saint Francis of Assisi working miracles everywhere they went