I mentioned Padre Pio in my last post. We fortunately have many quotes and stories about him because he’s a very recent saint (d. 1968). Many people who knew him are still alive! Here is a collection of twenty-five quotes of his. All are very encouraging.
St. Padre Pio — His Wisdom in 25 Quotations
St. Pio of Pietrelcina was a humble friar whose holiness and patient suffering won many souls for Christ. Pope Benedict XVI said he “‘prolonged’ the work of Christ: announcing the Gospel, remitting sins and healing the sick in body and spirit”. Here are twenty-five quotations from this much beloved saint illustrating his wisdom, humanity and deep spiritual insight.
In the uproar of the passions and of reverses of fortune, we are upheld by the comforting hope of God’s inexhaustible mercy.
Jesus is with you even when you don’t feel His presence. He is never so close to you as He is during your spiritual battles. He is always there, close to you, encouraging you to fight your battle courageously. He is there to ward off the enemy’s blows so that you may not be hurt.
God leaves you in that…
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