Rare footage of St Pio



This charming video of St Pio of Pietrelcina shows some rare footage of the saintly Franciscan with his brothers. At times there is an atmosphere of playfulness redolent of the Fioretti of St Francis. At the end, they are obviously teasing him about the camera and he hits the cameraman with his cincture. We see him in the refectory and in the Church, and there are scenes of his brothers dealing with the massive postbag which he generated. Starting at 4'23" there is some footage of Padre Pio as celebrant at High Mass.

Popular posts from this blog

1962 Missal pdf online

On the Attempted Cancellation of Father Zuhlsdorf

The pitfalls of censoring Catholic bloggers

Inside the Domus Sanctae Marthae

Enjoying the Feast of the Holy Trinity