The Feast of Saint Padre Pio in Rome

The church of San Salvatore in Lauro contains the relics of Saint Padre Pio – and Saint John Paul II and the arm of Saint Jude.

The church celebrates the Feast of Saint Padre Pio for a full week, often with Bishops. Here is the full schedule for 2017.

18 September
6 PM – Mass with Monsignor Guerino di Tora, Chaplain to the Holy Father since 1995.

20 September – The Feast of the Stigmata of Padre Pio
11 AM – Exposition of the reliquary containing the blood of the saint.

6 PM – Mass with Monsignor Guido Marini, the Master of Ceremonies for Pope Francis.

22 September – Vigil of the Death
6 PM – Mass with Monsignor Rino Fisichella, head of the Congregation for New Evangelization.

7 PM – Prayer Vigil

9 PM – Mass with Monsignor Carmelo Pellegrino from the Congregation for the Causes of Saints

23 September – The Feast Day
Mass at 10 AM, 12:15 PM, 8:15 PM

12 PM – Supplication of Padre Pio

4:30 PM – Procession from Piazza Navona with Benediction

6 PM – Mass with Bishop Gianrico Ruzza, Auxiliary Bishop of Rome.

24 September
6 PM – Mass in the Piazza with Archbishop Angelo de Donatis, the Vicar General of Rome.

San Salvatore in Lauro is located on Piazza San Salvatore in Lauro, about half way between Piazza Navona and Castel Sant’Angelo.

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