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The National Centre for Padre Pio

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Peaceful sanctuary

If you are looking for a place to honor Padre Pio and pray for your intentions in a sanctuary of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Trieste, Italy
A Place of Beauty, Peace and Prayer

The Padre Pio complex is not only strikingly beautiful in its remote location, but in its design... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
West Chester, PA
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111 Barto Rd, Barto, PA 19504-8730
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a place to honor Padre Pio and pray for your intentions in a sanctuary of peace with relics of the saint, this center is the one place in the northeast where you can do both. The relics are always there...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

The Padre Pio complex is not only strikingly beautiful in its remote location, but in its design and build - built to look like the villages and Capuchin Monastery in Italy where Saint Padre Pio studied and lived. The Shrine sits atop a moderate incline...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This is a must see when you are in the area or even for a drive. When you’re at the centre there will always got that feeling of healing St. Padre Pio is always there.

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

The Padre Pio shrine is a beautiful, relaxing, and spiritual place. I went on a very hot summer afternoon when there were only a few visitors. It was quiet and peaceful. The small chapel inside the main entrance was beautiful and a perfect place for...More

2  Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Beautiful tribute to Padre Pio. The chapel is quiet and peaceful. The ground are lovely. The museum is a wonderful way to learn about Padre Pio, his growing up and his road to sainthood. A place you would like to return to, time and time...More

2  Thank Trixie1953
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely shrine dedicated to St. Padre Pio! Very interesting museum, prayerful atmosphere! Special programs offered periodically. Very nice gift shop as well.

2  Thank Teabiddy
Reviewed 4 June 2018

My wife and I have been planning to visit this majestic place for months and we are very blessed one Sunday to be able to experience how overwhelming the power of Padre Pio. We have not visited his birthplace in Pietrelcina, Italy however we believe...More

2  Thank happigolacky
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Peaceful, beautiful...Always a wonderful place to go and just meditate and remember the important things life has to offer

1  Thank Toni445
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Even though it was rainy and foggy the shrine was beautiful and the perfect atmosphere for reflection and prayer.

1  Thank 2Mickey123
Reviewed 12 January 2018

If you want to feel spiritually renewed then you must visit the shrine. A sense of peace immediately overwhelms you as soon as you set foot on the beautiful property. The Calandra family has done such a great job in continuing the work that Vera...More

5  Thank sylviag284
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11 August 2018|
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Response from 2Mickey123 | Reviewed this property |
I do not see any masses listed. You might must check with them directly and call to find out. Sorry I could not be more helpful.
Pat G
10 March 2018|
Response from 2Mickey123 | Reviewed this property |
If you just log on to their web site at the National Centre for Padre Pio--go to their tab for shopping and it will bring you to where you can buy medals.
27 December 2017|
Response from Maria52509 | Reviewed this property |
On the website under Centre it has their hours. It looks like they're closed only on major Holidays. Though I would call.