Padre Pio: on spirituality, Vatican II and the Novus Ordo Missae

By Fr. Jean, OFMcap and printed originally in the May 1999 issue of The Angelus magazine. Padre Pio (May 25, 1887 – September 23, 1968) was beatified on May 2, 1999, by Pope John Paul II. He is the only priest known to have received the full stigmata. He never celebrated the Novus Ordo Missae. The final year of this dying, decaying century will see the beatification of Padre Pio, the holy monk whom God sent as a Continue Reading →