Saint Pius of Pietraclina (Padre Pio)

Today’s readings At the age of 15, Francesco Forgione joined the Capuchins and took the name of Pio. He was ordained in 1910 and was drafted during World War I. After he was discovered to have tuberculosis, he was discharged. In 1917 he was assigned to the friary in San Giovanni Rotondo. On September 20,… Continue reading Saint Pius of Pietraclina (Padre Pio)