The Heart Relic Schedule of Padre Pio (The Heart Relic of St. Pio of Pietrelcina is in the Philippines!)

Source: ABSCBN

The heart relic of St. Pio of Pietrelcina is in the Philippines from October 11 to October 26, 2018.

Catholic Cebuanos, rejoice. His heart relic will be housed at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral Archdiocese of Cebu this month.

Who was Padre Pio

Father Pio was known as St. Pio of Pietrelcina, of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin. He was a friar, stigmatist and mystic. He was born in Franceso, Forgione, Pietrelcina, Bevato on May 25, 1887 and died in San Giovanni, Rotondo, Foggia, Italy (September 23, 1887) at the age of 81.

He was beatified in May 2, 1999 and canonized in June 16, 2012 by Pope John Paul ll in Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City, Italy. His Major Shrine was located in San Giovanni, Rotondo, Italy called "Sanctuary of St. Pio of Pietricina. 


Padre Pio's heart relic will be housed at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral Archdiocese of Cebu from October 11 (Thursday) to 13 (Saturday), 2018. 

Some Tips

  • Be vigilant! It might be very crowded.
  • Don't bring valuables such as jewelries, expensive accessories and gadgets.
  • Be early.
  • Bring water and stay hydrated.

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