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09/23 Padre Pio of Pietralcina

Padre Pio Highlights of His Life

[dropcaps type='normal' font_size='100' color='' background_color='' border_color='']2[/dropcaps]5 May 1887. Born in Pietrelcina, Benevento, Italy of Grazio "Orazio" Mario Forgione (1860-1946) and Maria Giuseppa de Nunzio Forgione (1859-1929). 26 May 1887. Baptized Francesco Forgione. 27 September 1899. Confirmation. 22 January 1903. Took the Habit of the Order of Friars Minor...