This biography follows the saint from humble beginnings in Pietrelcina through his life of profound sacrifice and goodness. It recounts stories of the obstacles he overcame, the people he touched, and the stigmata he bore. Around the world, hundreds of thousands of people invoke the name of Padre Pio, patron saint of prayer, hope, and the easing of worries.
Written by Fr Francesco Napolitano, who knew and worked with Padre Pio, this biography provides an intimate look at the friar who would one day become St Pio of Pietrelcina. Even now, almost fifty years after his death, his life and message continues to inspire the world.