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St. Padre Pio Research Paper

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The patron saint I have chosen for my saint project is St. Padre Pio otherwise known as Pio of Pietrelcina. St. Padre Pio was first born in Pietrelcina, Italy on May 25, 1887 and Pietrelcina is a small town in a small country in the southern part of Italy. His dad was named Grazio Mario Forgione and his mom was Maria Guiseppa de Nunzio Forgione. Padre Pio was Baptized right after his birth in a castle that was close to them with the name of his brother who died in early infancy with the name of Francesco. Padre Pio had four siblings with his brother Michele and his three younger sisters; Felicita, Pellegrina, and Grazia. He would of had more siblings but they died as infants. His family and the town of Pietrelcina were revolved around catholicism
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