Saint Padre Pio (C)
1887 - 1968
Feast Day: September 23
Patronage: Civil defense volunteers, Catholic adolescents
This fine art print is ready to frame. The 8x10" and 11x14" are printed on acid-free 80 lb. cardstock. The 16x20" and larger are printed on premium 11-mil, acid-free paper. The watermark will not appear on your print.
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Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, was a Capuchin Catholic priest from Italy. He was born Francesco Forgione, and given the name Pius when he joined the Capuchins, thus he is popularly known as Padre Pio. He became famous for bearing the stigmata. He also had the gift of reading souls and the ability to bilocate, among other supernatural phenomena. On 16 June 2002, he was canonized by Pope John Paul II.