Five Wounds Chaplet

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The first mention of the Five Wound Beads in the documents of the Congregation appears in 1821. The Platea of Sts. John and Paul, at Rome, relates that “The Most Reverend Father General, acting in accordance with our spirit to promote devotion to the Passion of Our Lord

The Chaplet of Padre Pio

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Saint Padre Pio, Also Known as: Francesco Forgione; Padre Pio of Pietrelcina

Memorial: 23 September

Profile Born to a southern Italian farm family, the son of Grazio, a shepherd. At age 15 he entered the noviciate of the Capuchin Friars in Morcone, and joined the order at age 19. Suffered several health

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