A special week to commemorate Padre Pio on the 50th Anniversary of his entrance into eternal life
Submit your prayer request and light your virtual candle
Your prayer request and virtual candle will be offered at the special mass in honor of Padre Pio that will be celebrated on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 7:00 pm, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary commemoration of Padre Pio entering into eternal life (your prayer request will be printed and placed on a special basket, near the altar).
Presentation of "I Absolve You" Statue
The statue “I Absolve You” depicting Padre Pio and sculpted by Canadian artist Timothy Schlmalz, will be presented and blessed on Mulberry Street.
Blessings will be given by Father Donald Sakano, Rector of the Saint Patrick's Old Cathedral.
Photo Exhibit, Video Documentaries
Photo exhibit, video documentaries about the life of Padre Pio, and much more. Religious articles and other items will be available.
Veneration of the Relics of Padre Pio
Veneration of the relics of Padre Pio that are on tour in the United States. Veneration free to public. Relics will be available to be touched.
Religious articles and other items will be available. Entrance from Mulberry Street.
Holy Mass in Honor of Saint Pio
Main celebrant: Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to the U.N. Seating is limited. There are no tickets.
Viewing will be available on Mulberry Street, via video screens. At 8:30 p.m. there will be a moment of prayer marking the exact moment of Padre Pio’s anniversary into eternal life.
Reception in Honor of Padre Pio
Tickets start at $100 each. To make reservations, please, call (203) 416-1471, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited availability (max 250).
Special guest: Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to the United Nations.
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