Padre Pio - Stories and Memories of My Mentor and Friend

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  • Memoir of the life of St. Padre Pio
  • Personal testimony from his dear friend
  • Intimate portrait of the holy stigmatist's life, ministry and death
  • Wonderful gift that inspires others to holiness

This colorful memoir offers a rare, up-close glimpse of the life and personality of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, the beloved Italian monk who was blessed with extraordinary gifts.

The late Fr. Amorth—well-known as an exorcist —enjoyed over two decades of a close friendship with the holy, quirky Padre Pio, whom he considered his spiritual father. Adding his own personal experience to a foundation of biographical research, Amorth gives an entertaining and illuminating account of perhaps one of the best-known saints of the twentieth century.

In this book, we span from Padre Pio's childhood—where he cured himself of a disease by wolfing down all his mother's fried bell peppers—to his miracle-filled priesthood, to his Italian gift for mimicry, humor, and storytelling. Rather than a plaster image of a saint, this book is a portrait of a fully human kind of holiness, proof that even the most astonishing graces can be lived out with simplicity and joy.

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  • Author: Fr. Gabriel Amorth
  • Pages: 57
  • Format: Paperback
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Padre Pio - Stories and Memories of My Mentor and Friend