The National Centre for Padre Pio


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...

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!

Sunday, Tractor Show and Parade

Sunday, August 30, 2015

(10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

This is a new event for the Padre Pio Centre! Come on out for some old-fashioned fun for the entire family, on the grounds of the Home of Padre Pio in the USA! On display, tractors old and new; big and small! Flea Market tables; food and drinks and music! Look for more details on the website and facebook page as they become available! Contact the Centre if you wish to bring your tractor!

Sunday to Sunday, Sacred Art Exhibit

Sunday, October 04, 2015

(11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

After the Noon Rosary, meet David Ciampichini, internationally renowned artist, who will be exhibiting his Sacred Art in the Lower Gallery of the St. Pio Museum and Cultural Centre for the week. David is known for having painted the Beatification portrait of Kateri Tekakwitha, for the Shrine in Fonda, New York. Most all of David's works will be for sale (speak with the artist personally for details) and a portion of the proceeds donated to the Centre.

SAINT PIO FEAST DAY CELEBRATION! Saturday through Sunday inclusive, Saint Pio Feast Day Celebration in honor of the World Meeting of Families!

Saturday, September 19, 2015

(9:00 AM - 4:30 PM)

Saturday the 19th participate in the procession in honor of St. Michael the Archangel, Padre Pio and Our Lady of Grace, which will begin at Noon after the prayers and conference. Conferences each day; topics change daily and are professionally recorded to comprise a complete spiritual retreat to commemorate the world meeting of fmailies and the visit of Pope Francis to the USA. If you are unable to be present at all conferences you will still b...

Special Intentions to St. Pio

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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 >>

San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy

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