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Where is Padre Pio located in the Philippines?

Where is Padre Pio located in the Philippines?

Location in the Philippines. The National Shrine and Parish of Saint Padre Pio (Filipino: Pambansang Dambana at Parokya ni Santo Padre Pio), commonly known as Padre Pio Shrine, is a parish church and pilgrimage site situated at Brgy. San Pedro, Santo Tomas, Batangas, Philippines. It is consecrated to the Italian Saint Pio of Pietrelcina.

Where is the Padre Pio Shrine in Lipa?

San Pedro almost a kilometer away from Maharlika Highway was donated to the Archdiocese of Lipa by a generous couple, Ernesto and Adelaida Gonzaga, where a new and larger church would be built. Dr. Isabel Malvar-Villegas donated a 200-m parcel of land that would be used as a right of way from the barangay road leading to the site.

Who is the patron saint of Batangas Philippines?

It is consecrated to the Italian Saint Pio of Pietrelcina . Administered by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lipa, the church was designated as a National Shrine by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines making it the first in the province of Batangas and in the Calabarzon region.

Who is the Archdiocesan Archbishop of Lipa?

On 23 December 2008, Ramon Arguelles, the Archbishop of Lipa at that time, elevated the parish church as the Archdiocesan Shrine of St. Padre Pio. A year later, Joselin C. Gonda has been appointed to take over the administration of the parish and the construction of the church at the new site.

When was the National Shrine of st.padre Pio declared?

In the same year, the shrine was declared as one of the pilgrimage churches of the Archdiocese of Lipa during its Centennial Year. Then on September 14, 2015, it was declared as the National Shrine of St. Padre Pio. St. Padre Pio Shrinechapel shaped like a salakot

Who was the first priest of Padre Pio?

On 28 June 2003, the Parish of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina was canonically erected by then Archbishop of Lipa, Gaudencio Rosales, D.D. (now Cardinal and Archbishop-Emeritus of Manila). It is the first parish in the Philippines under the patronage of the Capuchin Saint. Dale Anthony Q. Barretto-Ko was installed as its first pastor.

How big are the books of Padre Pio?

Rezos tradicionales, incluyendo el rosario, Chaplet de la misericordia divina, Chaplet de santos, la manera de la cruz, y m´a;s. 72 p´a;ginas. Material: Paperback Size: 6″ H The first installment of this set containing the English editions of Saint Padre Pio’s letters.