Grounds & Spiritual Sites

Feel the Presence of Padre Pio

Located in beautiful Barto, Pennsylvania, the National Centre for Padre Pio is a scenic destination filled with the peace and prayerfulness of Padre Pio’s spirit. Built to resemble Padre Pio’s friary in San Giovanni Rontondo, Italy, the Centre offers a number of outdoor statues, a magnificent chapel, and a full museum filled with cultural and religious relics. Explore the gallery, and visit the center to see each location for yourself.

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Padre Pio’s Story

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Padre Pio dedicated his life to loving God—on the Altar, in the Confessional, and in the community.

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Meet the Staff

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Our dedicated team works to make the National Centre for Padre Pio a true spiritual sanctuary.

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EVent Cancellations

We regret to inform you of the following Event Cancellations at the National Centre for Padre Pio:

The celebration Mass of the Feast and procession of the Madonna Santissima del Soccorso di Castelfranci, scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 2nd, is canceled. The Society formed in honor of La Madonna has decided to cancel their annual visit due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. They plan to return next year.

Our Exposition of Relics of Saints and Martyrs, scheduled to take place from August 16th to August 23rd, 2020, is also canceled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Under the current guidelines of the Diocese of Allentown, public relic veneration is prohibited at this time. We will make a decision about November’s  scheduled Exposition as the time draws nearer.

We will keep you updated on any future even cancellations through our website and our Facebook page.

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