Padre Pio and America

Padre Pio and America

Publisher: TAN Books
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Format: Paperback
Pages: 327
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Discover the astounding life of Padre Pio in the groundbreaking book, Padre Pio and America. This widely acclaimed publication dives deep into various aspects of this humble Italian Capuchin friar's mysterious and captivating history. With an unparalleled enthusiasm for piety, Padre Pio left an indelible mark on the Catholic Church worldwide for his many unexplained bilocation ability, infused fragrances of supernatural origin, skillful reading of souls and hearts, miraculous healing powers, remarkable conversions and prophetic foreknowledge.

Padre Pio and America traces each stage of his life from his ordination to a Capuchin priest in 1910 to his death in 1968. Learn more about how he became one of Italy's most loved figures despite a lifetime confined to his monastery without giving sermons. Explore the account of how he seemingly defied science with incredible phenomena including stigmata throughout World War II. Compose yourself to read alongside biographers researching accounts of healings and conversions attributed to him as far away as North America where his admirers continue to venerate him today almost 50 years after his passing.

This spectacular book is an unparalleled look into the truly unique story of Padre Pio. Relive each full-color page through this immersing journey featuring never before seen photos and rare insights into this fascinating figure. Don't miss your chance to dive deep into this extraordinary history with Padre Pio and America!
Frank M. Rega:
Frank M. Rega

As devotee of Padre Pio and St. Francis of Assisi, Frank Rega has been a Third Order (Secular) Franciscan for over 25 years. His first book, Padre Pio and America, was published by TAN Books, as well as his second book, St. Francis of Assisi and the Conversion of the Muslims. He has also published books about the Catholic President of Ecuador, Garcia Moreno, and many articles for Catholic periodicals. He was founder of a large online Padre Pio prayer and discussion group. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus. His web site is A Henry Rutgers Scholar and Phi Beta Kappa at Rutgers University, Mr. Rega also studied at Yale University's Institute of Human Relations on a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship. Until his retirement he was last employed by Compuware Corp. as a software engineer on projects for NASA and the Department of Homeland Security.

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