Wednesday, September 17, 2014

These Stone Walls: Saint Padre Pio

This post by Fr. MacRae is timely because today is the Traditional Feast of THE IMPRESSION OF THE

Fifty years ago Padre Pio was restored to the priesthood in public on the personal order of Pope Paul VI. He lived the last four years of his life as "Alter Cyrenian." Please, share with others "The Wounds of Padre Pio, the Cyrenian Priest." 
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On the Feast of Saint Padre Pio, Father Gordon MacRae marks twenty years of wrongful imprisonment with some thoughts from the sidelines of priesthood in America.
In this journey we will in turn be helped by the many hidden Cyrenians who in silence offer up their suffering and their lives, and by the extraordinary ones, those whom the Lord sometimes elevates on the hill – as in the case of Padre Pio, this humble and quiet friar, the great Cyrenian of our time.”

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These Stone Walls