Prayer to Saint Pio of Pietrelcina
Saint Pio of Pietrelcina
You were generously endowed by God,
The Giver of all good gifts,
With the gifts of the Spirit,
Signing your body as a living witness to the saving
Passion and Death of Jesus, His Son.
Many looked upon the reflection of the
Crucified Jesus in your body
And experienced anew God’s saving mercy.
Through your ministry,
God reconciled penitents to Himself
And invited them to taste His sweetness
In the Holy Eucharist.
Through your powerful intercession before God,
Pray for us, that we may follow
Your example of prayer and penance
And come to follow more closely our Risen Lord
So that one day we may rejoice with you in that kingdom
Where God calls all his faithful children
To live in the light of His love and eternal peace.
Pray for us Saint Pio of Pietrelcina
That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
Let us pray
God of mercy and love, you called St. Pio of Pietrelcina to extend the mystery of the cross visibly into the lives of sinners and sufferers, that they might be converted to believe in the Gospel. Through his intercession, strengthen all believers in the willingness to take up the cross daily and follow Jesus Christ your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever.