Preaching and Ministry Schedule

February 21st-22nd, 2015 (Saturday-Sunday)
“The Gift of Adoration”
Fr Pio will preach on “The Gift of Adoration” at all parish Masses.
On Sunday evening there will be a Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration, including blessings for healing.
St Monica’s
363 W 8th St
West Wyoming  PA  18644
Call the Parish Office (570-693-1991) for information.

February 23rd, 2015 (Monday)
An Evening of Teaching and Healing: “I Am the Way, the Truth, the Life” (John 14:6)
7:00 Conference by Sr Theresa May CN
7:30 Conference by Fr Pio, followed by a Healing Mass
Holy Cross
30 Ward Ave
Rumson  NJ  07760
Call Dick Incremona (888-222-2634) ot the Parish Office (732-842-0348) for information.

March 14th-17th, 2015 (Saturday-Tuesday)
Parish Mission:
.     “Jesus, the only Way, Who teaches the real Truth about earthly and eternal Life” (Jn 14:6)
Mary, Queen of All Saints
4824 Camden Ave
Pennsauken  NJ  08110
Call the Parish Office (856-662-2721) for information.

March 25th, 2015 (Wednesday)
Lenten Day of Recollection
Led by Fr Pio.
St Gabriel’s Retreat Center
631 Griffin Pond Rd
South Abington  PA  18411
Sponsored by the women of St Gregory’s Parish.
Call the Retreat Center (570-586-4957) for information.

April 10th-12th, 2015 (Friday-Sunday)
Divine Mercy Retreat
Led by Fr Pio and Fr Ronan Murphy.
Malvern Retreat House
315 S Warren Ave
Malvern  PA  19355
Call the Retreat Center (610-644-0400) to register for this retreat.
CLICK HERE for a basic description of this retreat.
For a tentative schedule and a printable flyer for this retreat, CLICK HERE.

April 24th-26th, 2015 (Friday-Sunday)
Married Couples Retreat
Led by Fr Pio with Sr Theresa May CN.
Rosa Mystica House of Prayer
484 Angel Hill Rd
Edmeston  NY  13335
Call 800-720-9858 for information.

June 5th-7th, 2015 (Friday-Sunday)
Endless Mountains Men’s Retreat
Led by Fr Pio with Sr Theresa May CN.
St Gabriel’s Retreat Center
631 Griffin Pond Rd
South Abington  PA  18411
Call Anthony Talarico ((570-406-2419) or the Retreat Center (570-586-4957) for information.

June 18th-19th, 2015 (Thursday-Friday)
Evenings of Prayer and Adoration
St Jude the Apostle
4-24 Beaver Run Rd
Hamburg  NJ  07419
Call the Parish Office (973-827-8030) for information.

Bishop Joseph Bambera, Fr Pio and the Capuchin Sisters of Nazareth

Bishop Joseph Bambera, Fr Pio and the Capuchin Sisters of Nazareth — December 2014

 

"The most important thing we can do in life is worship the Living god."  --- Fr Pio 06-Aug-2014

“The most important thing we can do in life is worship the Living God.” — Fr Pio 06-Aug-2014

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CONFESSION brings HEALING

“…’Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Get up, take up your bed, and walk.'”
(Jesus, in Mark 2:10)

“…confession…allows us to be healed by Christ and to progress in the life of the Spirit.”
(Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 306)

“When I go to confession, it is in order to be healed, to heal my soul, to heal my heart and to be healed of some wrongdoing. The biblical icon which best expresses them in their deep bond is the episode of the forgiving and healing of the paralytic, where the Lord Jesus is revealed at the same time as the physician of souls and of bodies.”
(Pope Francis, General Audience 19-February-2014)

Steps in making a good Confession:

  1. Examination of conscience
  2. Contrition/sorrow for sins
  3. Firm purpose of amendment/conversion
  4. Confession of sins to the priest
  5. Do penance
  6. Express gratitude to our Lord (Luke 17:12-19)

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Click HERE to see the availability on Amazon of “Padre Pio: Encounters with a Spiritual Daughter From Pietrelcina,” the book written by Fr Pio’s mother and translated by Fr Pio:

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Year of Consecrated Life  (YoCL) — 30-November-2014 to 02-February-2016:

Message of Pope Francis for YoCL

USCCB page for YoCL

Plenary Indulgence for YoCL (Italian)

Plenary Indulgence for YoCL (English)

The Diocese of Scranton’s Consecrated Life Directory

Preparatory message on the YoCL
from the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life

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