“We’ve had calls from people from all over Northern and Southern California”

Relics of St. Pio of Pieltrelcina displayed at St. Andrew Church in Pasadena, pastor says their popularity was "overwhelming and something of a surprise"

A long white, lace mantilla framed the face of a young woman as she kissed the glass-covered mitt. This is one of the fingerless gloves worn by the humble Franciscan priest, renowned throughout the world as Padre Pio. He needed them to cover the bleeding wounds in his stigmatized hands as he celebrated Mass. The mitt was one of three relics of St. Pio of Pieltrelcina that … [Read more...]

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Relics of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina to tour the United States

Will be in Los Angeles May 18 and 19 at St. Andrew Catholic Church

Relics of the renowned 20th century mystic and healer, Saint Pio of Pietrelcina – better known as Padre Pio – will be touring several Archdioceses and Dioceses in the United States of America, between May 6 and May 21, and from September 16 to October 1, 2017. The relics will be on display to the public between liturgical celebrations in the following Archdioceses and … [Read more...]

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Walk for Life West Coast asks youth for help

Design-a-Shirt contest

  From its inception, San Francisco’s Walk for Life West Coast has been notable for the presence of thousands of pro-life youth.  The attraction of the pro-life cause to young people is pretty clear: in addition to the obvious moral objections, anyone born after Roe v. Wade understands that had they been killed through abortion it would have been perfectly legal. … [Read more...]

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