The National Centre for Padre Pio

NEW! Cafe San Pio open weekends April to Dec., Espresso, cappuccino, pastries and more! ENJOY BRUNCH on First Saturdays, May to Oct., 11:30 to 2:30. Call for reservation and cost to Nina at 610-517-0674 or the Centre at 610-845-3000!


Saturday, May 23, 2015

(9:00 AM - 4:30 PM)

Free film showing Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 PM. Film is in English with Spanish subtitles. A raffle drawing each day for a statue of Our Blessed Lady for your home! Bring the family!

Stations of the Cross

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

(11:30 AM - 3:00 PM)

Every Tuesday and Friday at 11:30 AM during Lent. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 18 and Easter Sunday is April 5. On Good Friday, April 3, 9:00 AM film showing in St. Pio Museum of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" after Stations of the Cross there will be special Good Friday meditations and the Centre will close at 3PM.


Saturday, May 02, 2015

(9:00 AM - 3:30 PM)

Elia Stelluto returns to share more photos from his extensive collection. He will be here to meet and greet and even to take a few photos of our pilgrims and visitors! A special guest will visit on the weekend of May 23 & 24 in honor of the Birthday of Padre Pio which is Monday, May 25. The guest is world famous author of PADRE PIO THE TRUE STORY, the Rev. C. Bernard Ruffin. He will be here to share his experiences with Padre Pio and how he...

Annual Procession and Crowning of our Blessed Lady in honor of Mother’s Day!

Sunday, May 10, 2015

(1:30 PM - 3:00 PM)

Jointhe May Queen, her Page and Court who will process to Our Blessed Lady, carrying our love and prayers as She is crowned Queen of our hearts and our homes. Procession, prayers and hymns begin at 1:30 PM (Any girl wishing to be in the Court or any boy wishing to be a Page, from the ages of 7 to 16 may participate, just call the Centre).

Sunday, Dedicated to the Sorrowful Mother, Madonna di Romitello

Sunday, June 07, 2015

(11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Prayers, blessings and procession to the outdoor shrine of the Virgin Mother of Sorrows


Sunday, June 14, 2015

(12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

After the Noon Rosary, recitation of the prayers to Saint Anthony, procession to his new shrine for blessing and dedication, then veneration with the Relic of Saint Anthony.

Weekend dedicated to the Pilgrim Virgin of Fatima

Saturday, July 11, 2015

(9:00 AM - 4:30 PM)

Saturday, Sunday and Monday, July 11, 12 & 13. For three days the come to hear the authentic Fatima message, which the world is living today and learn of Our Lady's Peace Plan from Heaven! Venerate the statue of Our Lady of Fatima and entrust to Her your heartfelt intentions. SATURDAY, JULY 11, PASTA DINNER from Noon to 4:00 PM Please help us make this event a success! Tickets can be purchased in advance! Cost is only $10.00 per person, ...

Thursday, Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Thursday, July 16, 2015

(11:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

Following the Rosary Service, conference on the origin and efficacy of the Brown Scapular. Blessed Scapulars will be available.

Sunday, Padre Raffaele of Sant'Elia a Pianisi Day

Sunday, July 19, 2015

(11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Join along with the members of the Societa Sant'Elia a Pianisi and the relatives of Padre Raffaele to learn the life and virtues of the latest candidate for Sainthood from the Capuchin Province of Foggia. Padre Raffaele's nephew will be available to sign the book on the life of Padre Raffaele, now printed in English. Learn about the upcoming events pertaining to Padre Raffaele's Beatification and Canonization process.

Sunday to Sunday, in honor of Founders' Day, Exposition of Relics of Saints and Martyrs

Sunday, August 16, 2015

(NOON - 4:00 PM)

Beginning at Noon on Sunday, August 16, with an educational and preparatory conference about the relics, the Exposition will open to the public after the Rosary Recitation and close at 3:00 PM. Monday through Saturday the Exposition will be open to the public from 10:00 AM to Noon and then again from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. On Sunday the Exposition will open at 1:00 PM and close at 3:00 PM. THESE TIMES WILL BE STRICTLY OBSERVED, NO EXCEPTIONS!

Special Intentions to St. Pio

Do you have a special intention you would like to offer to St. Pio? You can submit it online. More >>

Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Berks County, the National Centre for Padre Pio is located at 111 Barto Road, Barto, PA. Situated at the high point of 106 acres, it features the Our Lady of Grace Chapel, The Padre Pio Spirituality Centre and the Museum and Cultural Centre in a setting reminiscent of the mountainous terrain of San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy. For over thirty years the Centre has labored unceasingly in spreading and promoting the life, virtues and teachings of Padrte Pio. More >>

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