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Philippines: Padre Pio Church in Libis, Quezon City

I guess each one one us has his/her own sanctuary — a place you go to when you just want to keep still and be quiet. Having to live in a city, I sometimes find it hard to even hear myself think! Even the gazillion Starbucks spread across Metro Manila does not provide a breathing space since they are usually crowded with students and professionals alike. And no, I am not a homebody, so my room does not count as a sanctuary for me. I like the idea of driving towards a certain place that is not home, but feels like home to me. I was looking for a place where I can stay for as long as I want until I am finally able to sort myself out. Believe it or not, I finally found my sanctuary…and surprise, surprise — it’s not a spa, it’s a church! :)

For some reason, my hubby and I are always drawn to stop by the Padre Pio Church in Libis, Quezon City. Actually, it is officially called as the St. Pio Chapel…but I am stubborn and prefer to call it a church. Hihihi! Why? Because I think it is too grand to be called a chapel. When I first went there, I immediately appreciated its clean and simple facade, which was some sort of a replica of the church where Padre Pio has carried out his mission for many years — the Church of Our Lady of Grace in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy. Here, take a look at how similar they look:

When I entered the church, I was awed at how beautiful the interiors are. You can really see that every nook and cranny of the place was well thought of. In fact, it is the only church I’ve been to that has thoughtfully created a glass-enclosed room for families with small children. They call this special room as the Calandra Room. The glass was put there to minimize the racket that small children unintentionally make while inside the church.  Isn’t that nice?

Right on top of the Calandra Room is the Bishop Jesus Sison Memorial Hall. I think this is some sort of an audio-visual room; but on Sundays, since the church is really packed, they also allow churchgoers to go up there and participate in the Holy Eucharist by watching the celebration through a big white screen. Just like the church, this place is also air-conditioned.

There’s also a small outdoor area just behind the church, which is again thoughtfully equipped with wall fans, air coolers, tables, and chairs. There, you can also light candles on designated areas. You wouldn’t miss this part of the church, which they call as the Rev. Fr. Alessio Parente Patio, because you have to pass through this place on your way to the comfort room. And, to my delight, there are alcohol pumps right outside the toilets so that everyone can disinfect their hands after doing their thing. I am so happy with the people who thought of putting a disinfecting station in the church because even the biggest malls in Manila don’t give out alcohol for free! Oh, there’s a vendo machine there, too! Amazing!

Right next to the vendo machine is a glass door that leads you to the little store that sells anything and everything Padre Pio — from rosaries, to prayer books, to statues, to stickers, to magnets, etc. I just want to share with you that among all the things I bought there (there are quite a lot already), my favorite is a collection of Padre Pio books written by Fr. Marcellino Iasenzaniro. It has three volumes and basically the books talk about the personal experiences of people with Padre Pio and the answered prayers / miracles that they obtained through his intercession. It is such a blessing to read these books:

Lastly, they also have a special place for the church’s collection of angel figurines and live birds. They call this place the Garden Angel Aviary, and it is located at the right side of the church.

Truly, it is one of the most beautiful churches I have ever been to in my entire life. I suggest that you take the time to go there while there’s no Mass going on so you can read all the testimonials of Padre Pio devotees that are framed and hanged on the church walls. You can also write Padre Pio a letter and drop in one of their special boxes. I have personally obtained an answered prayer days (yes, days!) after I wrote to Padre Pio, my greatest intercessor. You can read about it here.

Now that we are based here in Paris, France…I find myself always missing my little sanctuary in the Philippines. I dare say that the Padre Pio Church in Libis is not just a place of worship, but a place where one can commune with his soul and with his God.

For the schedule of masses and novenas in this church, please click here.

For directions going to this church, please click here.

Comments

Comment from Paolo Barazon
Time: September 17, 2009, 3:08 am

The chapel (“church” to you ;) ) is really great! In my book, it’s one of the best places to go for a spiritual experience. The Fr. Parente Patio (and the chapel near it) is especially a good place for finding that solitude you need :)

Some notes:

* The reason they can’t call it “church” is that only parishes and cathedrals (and any “higher” churches) can use the term “church”; a lesser church or any such church privately-built can only be called a “chapel”. I know, Catholic bureaucracy :-|

* There’s a similar “children’s room” in the newly-opened chapel at the SM Megamall. Don’t know if you’ve been there. The children’s room is discreetly placed near the entrance, to the left of the altar. The new Mega chapel, I think, opened just a few months ago. You may also want to check that out, too.

* Have you seen the video “The Last Mass of Padre Pio”? (I think they’re selling DVDs of it at the Padre Pio chapel.) I haven’t seen it myself, just saw excerpts from a TV documentary I saw…so I learned, the mass took place just one day before Padre Pio died :( And the excerpt I saw showed him to be so frail he had to be assisted by other priests to descend the altar. It’s such a moving scene.

Comment from Rollie Bartolome
Time: September 17, 2009, 11:00 am

Hi Monette,

I was reading your blogs and believe it or not i was getting goosebumps while reading it. I saw the feature in Rated K last Sunday (Sept. 13, 2009) my wife is the one watching tv then and I am listening music in my iPod and the Rated K feature caught my attention. Then yesterday my wife and I go to Libis immediately and you are absolutely right! The place was very very very nice “yong tipo bang makakalimutan mo lahat ng problema mo pag nandon ka at ayaw mo ng umalis”. I think I found a new friend in Saint Pio and a new friend again in you, because we both have the same faith in Him. Please contact me if it is ok with you my e-mail address is rollie.bartolome@yahoo.com and my ym id is y2k_wiz. I’ll be expecting to hear from you soon. Have a nice day and God Bless.

Rollie B. Bartolome

Comment from monette
Time: September 17, 2009, 12:26 pm

Hi Pao!

Thanks for the notes! I’ve learned a lot…specially about Catholic bureaucracy…hihihi! :)

I wish I can visit the chapel in Megamall, but since I am on the other side of the world right now, I will have to wait until I get back home. Yes, Philippines is still my home…and despite the pollution, traffic, and corruption (sigh), I still miss it everyday.

I have to go and see where I can get the video you mentioned. It’ll be interesting to finally get to see Padre Pio in action. I am always intrigued why his Masses last for hours and hours…and they said that he’s really in pain during the Consecration part because he relives Jesus’ suffering at the Calvary every time he says Mass. And to take all that for 50 years??! My, my, my… :0

I’m happy you share my love for that little chapel in Libis. Say a prayer for me when you visit there, ok? I terribly miss that place. :(

Comment from monette
Time: September 17, 2009, 12:30 pm

Hi Rollie!

Thanks for visiting my blog. :)

So, you finally visited the place! It’s really nice, isn’t it?! I’ve noted your email address and I’ll send you an email so you’ll know mine. Warm personal regards to your wife and I wish you both wonderful Padre Pio moments. :)

Comment from sandra sobel
Time: September 21, 2009, 9:30 pm

thanks for publishing the address im looking forward na makapunta talaga I badly need miracles.

Comment from Josephine
Time: September 22, 2009, 4:15 am

HI! Tommorrow September 23 is the feast day of St. Padre Pio, i just wonder if i can hear mass at Padre Pio Chapel. May i ask the time of Mass being celebrated at the chapel in the morning and in the afternoon? Is there anyone know?

Thank you. God bless you.

Comment from Lynn C. Sinchongco
Time: September 22, 2009, 7:03 am

Hi! I have always been fascinated by the many amazing stories about Padre Pio. Thus I was so happy when I heard and read that there is a shrine here in Libis dedicated to the saint. I’ve been working here in Libis for the past five years but have no idea whatsoever where to find the exact location of the shrine. Could you kindly help me out on this? Thanks

Comment from Jhoie
Time: September 23, 2009, 1:08 am

Paan0 po papunta s church ni fr pio. C0mmute lang po kc kmi fr0m magalanes po kmi manggaling. Tnx po. Gus2 ko po kc tlg pumunta s chapel.

Comment from Jhoie
Time: September 23, 2009, 1:28 am

Pan0 po papunta sa church ni fr.pio. Sa magallanes po kami manggaling. Mg c0mmute lang po kasi kami. Tenx po!

Comment from Rollie Bartolome
Time: September 23, 2009, 2:10 am

Hi Lynn,

The exact address of Saint Pio Chapel is RER Compound 188 E. Rodriguez Jr. Ave. (C-5) Bagumbayan, Libis Quezon City, Metro Manila 1110 Philippines. Please refer to this like for the direction and map: http://www.saintpiocenter.com/Direction_%26_Map.html see you there and God Bless :)

Comment from Paolo Barazon
Time: September 23, 2009, 7:42 am

If you’re commuting: you can take the MRT and stop at the Ortigas Center station. Walk to Robinsons Galeria and then take a bus going to Rosario (Pasig) or Taytay. Tell the bus driver you’re stopping at Rosario or C5. Stop at Rosario Junction (just after the overpass) and then cross the street. Take a jeep going to Citibank or Cubao. Stop when you see Honda Pasig and Floor Center…the Padre Pio Chapel is just between these two establishments (there’s a signboard with Padre Pio’s head shot on it :) Fare for both the bus and the jeep are just the minimum fare.

You can also try stopping at the Araneta Center-Cubao MRT station and take the Citibank/Rosario jeep…just that, I don’t know where in Araneta Center you can find the jeepney terminal :( I usually take the jeep from Eastwood going to Cubao, not the other way around.

Comment from Rollie Bartolome
Time: September 23, 2009, 8:51 am

A glimpse of Saint Pio Chapel in Libis Quezon City:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8hVW42K9QE

Comment from mark
Time: September 24, 2009, 3:40 pm

ask ko lang. tuwing kelan open ang st. padre pio church at anu oras?

Comment from Rollie Bartolome
Time: September 25, 2009, 2:43 am

Saint Pio Chapel in Libis on Rated K – September 13, 2009
http://y2kwiz79.blogspot.com/2009/09/sacred-place-in-libis-saint-pio-chapel.html

The St. Pio Chapel is open daily from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

Comment from emilie Flores
Time: September 25, 2009, 12:54 pm

madali lang po bang mapuntahan ang church sa libis ni st.pio?

Comment from Gino
Time: September 25, 2009, 2:40 pm

Hello Monette,
I inform you that there is a Padre Pio prayers group in Paris.
It is animated by cappucini.
We pray the first saterday of each month.
I will not go for the two next months (because in november I will be in San Giovanni Rotondo with 20 others persons coming from France and 30 persons coming from Italy, and in october I will be in Italy to finalyse the coordination of this trip)
In june, I was in Doha for my job and I attended in a philippine mass. It was beautiful.

Comment from Larry Lim
Time: September 27, 2009, 8:15 am

may i know the schedule of mass in saint pio chapel?thanks a lot

Comment from ely
Time: September 30, 2009, 12:27 pm

can you please help me with the direction to the church in libis me and fiancee are planning to go tommorrow if i find the directions if not we might not go and i really want to visit the church. ill be coming from sta. mesa HELP PLEASE…….

Comment from kathy
Time: October 9, 2009, 6:47 pm

hi,tnx for the lots of info..esp.on Padre pio…and also where can i buy gota kola tea or leaves? tnx…
kathy

Comment from charisse
Time: October 14, 2009, 10:35 am

hi!

my friend and I are planning to go to the Church of Padre Pio this coming weekend. Can i ask if you know, the easiest way to the Church (say from Cubao or Megamall)? i have to find the easiest and most comfortable way to the Church by public transpo beacuse my friend is restricted to light travels only. i hope you could help me. We are coming from South of Manila and we really need to find a way to reach the Church the easiest way. So much thanks to you. May God bless you and may Padre Pio guide you always.

Comment from charisse
Time: October 14, 2009, 10:40 am

hi again..

i think the comment of paolo barazon is already enough to answer my question..you may need not post my commnet.. but i still thank you for having this blog.. im looking forward to seeing the Church this weekend. God bless you..

Comment from Annie
Time: October 25, 2009, 8:58 am

Thanks for posting the map and address of Padre Pio’s chapel in libis, i really want to go a visit the place. When i heard that there is a chapel of padre pio in libis i ask my friends if they knew it but no one knows about it the only chapel they knew was in batangas.Last summer me and my friends went to padre pio’s chapel in batangas.

Thanks you so much, May the good Lord bless you and your family.

your sister in Christ,
Anne

Comment from Bobby Santiago
Time: November 4, 2009, 10:47 am

Hi Monette,

I guess the greatest miracle that everyone’s been praying for is change: change in your heart and soul. We have to change for good so that Padre Pio will bless us and hear our intercessions….How can our Lord hear our prayers if we will not change for good and live a simple life? I know everyone needs a miracle, but for me, the greatest miracle is change!!

Bobby

Comment from Emilia
Time: November 5, 2009, 6:37 pm

Hello! I’m Italian, and I was surprised to learn that there is a chapel dedicated to Padre Pio over in the Philippines. Well, it seems far away from Padre Pio’s homeland, but I think despite their physical distance from one another Italians and Filipinos have a lot in common in a cultural sense! So I was wondering: does Padre Pio have a big following in the Philippines?

Thanks.

Comment from Angelita Corona
Time: November 19, 2009, 9:03 pm

I was blessed to join a pilgrimage to the Shrines of Italy last September. Included on the itinerary was a visit to San Giovanni Rotondo to view the uncorrupt body of St. Pio. I was ecstatic and tears welled in my eyes as I prayed and viewed St. Pio whose peaceful countenance only confirmed that He is now in the bosom of God Almighty. He had his resurrection after much sufferings, just like our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

My devotion to St. Pio began when my family and friends visited the chapel in Eastwood which is under the custody of Mr. Rodriguez (can’t remember his first name) whom we met then. He told us the long mystical story about how he started to build a shrine and got to be the custodian of St. Pio’s many relics.

As I entered the chapel, I felt POWER inside it.

As a reply to Emilia’s question if there is a big following in the Philippines, I must say there should be by now, because Mr. Rodriguez and his group are travelling all over the Philippines promotiong the devotion to St. Pio.

Comment from Kat
Time: November 22, 2009, 3:01 am

Impressive

Comment from Ailene
Time: December 11, 2009, 4:53 am

Hi Ms. Monette,

I was really amazed by your story, you are truly blessed. Hope to receive again another miracle thru Padre Pio’s intersession.

Can I have your email address? I want to share my stories with you.

Thank you and I am looking forward to hear from you soon.

Regards,

Ailene

Comment from Jess
Time: December 27, 2009, 7:03 pm

Hi! My brother’s having a wedding soon, and we’re looking at possible options for the church. I saw your post here and thought that St. Pio Chapel is really beautiful. Was wondering if you have contact number of the church so we can inquire if they accomodate weddings. Thanks a bunch!

Comment from Jo Ann L. Fano
Time: December 30, 2009, 3:29 pm

Hi po..puede po mag ask sa exact direction ng st. pio’s chapel f manggaling sa morayta espanya.i mean wat will be the easiest way f magcocommute po.sensia na po,i’m not quiet familiar po kc dito sa manila coz nandito lang po ako to take our board exam…salamat po..senxia na!

Comment from Judith
Time: January 5, 2010, 7:09 am

thanks a lot for posting that info. after I watch the rated K last September, I keep on searching all about Padre Pio and I never thought that there is a church of Parde Pio near in my house, I am so lucky because Padre Pio used you to keep me closer and closer to Him. Me and my family will attend mass every sunday. God bless us all.

Comment from Bing
Time: January 11, 2010, 3:53 am

Hi miss monette,

I read your letter about your wish to Padre Pio and how it was granted. I was so touched. I’ve been meaning to visit his church in Libis, but i don’t know the address so i searched the internet, and saw your blog. Thanks for all the info.
God bless you and your family!

Bing

Comment from Kim
Time: January 28, 2010, 12:28 pm

Hi do you know if they can actually hold or do marriage rites at Padre de Pio on Sundays? The couple who’s looking for a church near Quezon City is based in Italy and I think this is one nice church for them.

Comment from victorina a pagsibigan
Time: January 30, 2010, 4:58 am

Hi Ms Monette,
Our prayer group “Pangkat Panalangin ni Maria” from Malolos City , consisting of 14 members would like to visit and hear Mass at Padre Pio’s Chapel in Libis,Q.C. We have scheduled our trip on Friday, February 12,2010.
Please, may we know the schedules of Holy Mass for said date.
Thank you and God Bless !!

Comment from MIN DORADO
Time: February 11, 2010, 1:21 pm

ACTUALLY, ONE OF MY CLOSE FRIEND IS THE ONE WHO INTRODUCED TO ME ABOUT FR.PIO AND WHEN I VISIT SAINT PIO CHAPEL… I WAS AMAZED! THE PLACE WAS SO SOLEMN.. SO I TOLD MYSELF I WILL VISIT AND ATTEND MASSES AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK AND YES, ITS TRUE IF YOU TRULY BELIEVED WISHES WILL COME TRUE IN DAYS!

Comment from Almira Prieto
Time: February 16, 2010, 10:08 am

I would like to bring my aunt Lita to Padre Pio church in Libis on thursday… she is diagnosed with Brain Tumor, Malignant and is at stage 4.. Please help me pray for her. Thank you…

Comment from rick tuazon
Time: March 17, 2010, 4:33 am

Dear Monette,

Yes I have been there several times when I stayed at a condo in Libis. I am staying now in Mandaluyong and I surely missed the church and St. Pio so I decided to visit the the church again. I came across your blog and very inspiring indeed. Thanks for this blog as this will surely help in encouraging devotions to a great saint our St. Pio.

Comment from dane
Time: March 27, 2010, 6:17 pm

hey,
i thought i can only be with padre pio if i go to italy, but i found out that there is a shrine in qc. your one of the sources thanks, i’ve been there twice. and i will visit there every time im free.. he answered my prayer once, and i will never forget that. my supervisor’s daughter was sick,she’s vommiting and was hospitalized, due to food poisoning.so my supervisor went to the hospital asap. he told as he was planning to move to another better hospital that could treat her daughter. and that time i know its getting worst. during my lunch time i prayed 1 padre pio novena that i got from the QC shrine… 3 hrs later i recieved a good news from my boss he said all the test results are negative and she is starting to recover… after that i looked at padre pio’s statue infront on top of my computer and just smile… :) that’s the first miracle he did for me through his intercession.

Comment from floridie
Time: March 29, 2010, 9:14 am

my sister told me to go to fr. pio chapel @ libis she’s 4 months pregnant now.. pag pasok ko agad sa pinto i can’t explain bakit ako naluha at tuloy tuloy na yun till i have my prayer..kinilabutan talaga ako at ayoko ng umalis nung time na yun.. napaka at peace ng place

Comment from Joy
Time: March 31, 2010, 7:09 am

I am deeply grateful for the favor granted upon me through the intercession of St. Padre Pio. I’m glad that more and more people are calling on him for help through prayers and visits to his chapel which is no doubt one of the most beautiful, serene and comforting places I have ever been to.

Comment from soc
Time: April 5, 2010, 10:06 am

hello!im also one of the devotees of Padre Pio. I make it a
point to pray his novenas everyday. I’m planning to see the St. Pio chapel this month. As im reading the comments in your blog, i cant help but cry. Cry because Padre Pio is so great that he helps a lot of people. Im one of them actually. I started my devotion just last November 2009. Believe it or not, Padre Pio answered my prayer that time in just one month. I prayed so hard for him to save my father in-law in Stage 4 Lung cancer. My faith did not faltered and i just trusted the Lord for it. Dec. 18, 2009 when his PETscan result was released, i was not surprised about how Padre Pio did it. He cured my father in law. and he changed my life. I promised him to share his words as long as i live. One more testimony that i wanna share to you is when a friend of mine was 2 months pregnant. Her ultrasound result shows that there is no embryo present in her womb. Her OB gyne told her that if in two weeks time still no embryo present, she’ll have a force abortion or “raspa” in tagalog. My friend told me about her case and i told her to pray for Padre pio and i too, prayed hard for it. On the second ultrasound there was already a heartbeat of the embryo. I know Padre Pio will grant it as long as you say it deeply and also make a change. A change to be a better person, a better christian.
For prayers and special intentions for Padre Pio, please email them to me at socmalagu@yahoo.com. I will include them to my novenas everyday to Padre Pio,The most sacred Heart of Jesus, Our Lady, Mary Mediatrix of All Graca in Lipa and to St. Monica. I would love to hear from you.
I will do what i promised to Padre Pio.

Comment from mari
Time: April 13, 2010, 10:13 am

The stories you shared are all amazing. How I wish that I was able to visit St. Pio’s chapel when my friend was sick with cancer. She died last March 26 after only a few months of the disease’s diagnosis. She had so much pain. I hope and pray that she’s already in or will soon be with God heaven.

Comment from Richie Rosales
Time: April 17, 2010, 1:12 pm

Can you kindly let me know the Sunday schedule of masses… thanks

Comment from Luisa
Time: May 18, 2010, 5:33 am

hello po!

Just wannah know if ur selling memorabilia (souvenir items) of Fr. Pio such as DVDs, prayer books or pictures. I really adore Fr. Pio especially the first time i heard @ Rated K the stories and life of fr. Pio. I inspired the story of Tintin Bersola when he visisted Fr. Pio and ask a Baby Boy… Fr. Pio immediately granted her wishes. I’ll promise that soon my husband’s coming i will visit your chapel located at Libis. Thanks

Comment from sharon agustin
Time: June 2, 2010, 7:29 am

I am also a devotee of P. Pio and it is so nice to have read your blog about his church in QC. I am based in NJ, USA and my family drive up to Barto, PA to visit his shrine.. and I do have the “testimonies” series by Fr. Iansenzaniro, too! I feel blessed to have found an intecessor in P. Pio and have since grown spiritually. I have come to understand God’s will for each of us and have found happiness with the realization that has dawned on me reading the books. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. I know where to be “home” when i come next time =) God bless!

Comment from Sonia Darnayla
Time: June 8, 2010, 3:25 am

Hi, it is so nice reading all your testimonies here. I am so glad I found this site of Ms. Monette. I too had experienced a great miracle. Padre Pio granted not only petition, but petitions! I could say that I am not so religious but I do believe, and from then on, I became a great follower of Padre Pio. Sometimes, I cannot attend mass in Libis, I feel so lonely and sad. Iba talaga pakiramdam ko pag di ako nakasimba sa Padre Pio Church, as Ms Monette called it. Yes, I call it church too!! Pagpasok pa lang sa church, I feel something na parang naka-embrace agad si Padre Pio sa kanyang followers. And never na nagsimba ako na hindi ako umiyak. Ayokong umiyak but my tears just keep on flowing. Kahit ngayon nagbabasa ako ng testimonies nyo, my tears are falling. Believe me, Padre Pio is such a great patron. I have referred him to one of my friend, actually not just a friend, former boss actually. And you know what, she called up saying “it worked!”. Nung sinabi nya yun, umiyak ako nang umiyak, i couldn’t help it kasi I know I fulfilled a promise to Padre Pio. To share him to others who needed help. At meron pa….hope I could meet you all guys, in Padre Pio Church. We love you, Padre Pio!

Comment from Francisco G. Buenaobra
Time: June 25, 2010, 6:43 pm

I live in Imus, Cavite and I just dropped once at the chapel in Libis,
QC. I prayed inside the annex building at the right side of the parking place. We are less than 10 persons inside. I hold the hands of St. Padre Pio and I really felt the warmness and I felt the trembling during the moment.
I still have to go back there with my wife once I am fully recovered
of my two successive cancer operation, the removal of rectum and anus and the other one is the removal of a large tumor under my small intestine they called elieum.
It was jsut recently the first was May 24, 2010 and the next
one was June 8, 2010. As I am writing this comment I am still
in a private room at De La Salle University Medical Center in
Dasmarinas, Cavite. This is my one month and 2 days. Tomorrow
I will be discharged. I felt that St. Padre Pio helps me during my
first 7 hours and my second 8 hours operations. I survived.

Comment from monette
Time: June 25, 2010, 11:05 pm

Thank you for sharing your story, Mr. Buenaobra. I am sure that Padre Pio was with you during your operations, and is still with you now. Padre Pio, through God’s grace, will see you through all these. I pray for your full recovery…may you enjoy a full, happy, and peaceful life!

Comment from maritessnartatez
Time: July 3, 2010, 11:14 am

i’d like to thank padre pio because everytime i feel so down i visit his website and amazing things happen…i gave up what was not in consonance with His Ways – it was so difficult but i would say with His guidance i feel better although its quite difficult but there is no replacement for hardwork. thank you padre pio.

Comment from rhoda
Time: July 8, 2010, 3:02 am

my mother is seriously ill. 5 years ago she was diagnosed with heart failure. today she is still here.
but last month we rush her to emergency again because she finds breathing very hard. when we are inside the taxi with my father
i could barely hear the fainting sound of her breath. im so afraid. im so sad. i wanted to cry but i have to be strong.
4days after she was release from the hospital. but the doctors said we should be careful from now. because when this happens again
she might not make it anymore. now my mother is in our house. just siting there. wathcing tv. playing psp.
but you know i really felt sorry for her because she cannot do things she used to do. even climbing stairs is hard for her.
she cannot go to mall. she cant water her garden. when i got home i make sure that she never notice the disabilities her sickness made.
i talk. i laugh. we watch together. we play psp. when i have time i volunteer to cook, which she usually does.
i volunteer to water her plants. but when it,s night i feel sad. i feel alone. i want to cry. i pray. i ask if He hears me.
i just wanted my mom to be there when i got married. or see her grandchild from me. or to see her skin wrinkled or her black hair turned to white.
God can you hear me. im so depressed. please God allow her to be back to her normal life even just for another decades. please.

my friend says that i should try to visit the padre pio church. don’t know how to locate it since im just a homebody. im from Guadalupe makati. i like to just try. wondering if He can help me from my pain. they say faith only exist when there is no miracle… please help my mother..

Comment from che
Time: July 8, 2010, 7:45 am

@soc – please include me to your prayers…

Comment from fiel
Time: July 9, 2010, 7:44 am

right now i’ve been going to father pio’s church in libis. i really fee healed and light when i hear mass there. right now i am still praying that st pio will hear my prayers. i know father pio will not fail me.

Comment from maritess
Time: July 19, 2010, 1:47 pm

am excited to visit and attend mass at fr pio’s chapel on my birthday (aug 10) . thank you fr pio for all the blessings! my daughter sends me ur prayer booklets so that i can share them to my friends.

Comment from smile siervo
Time: August 3, 2010, 11:30 am

good day ms.monette!

first and foremost i want to thank padre pio for leading me into your blogs about him. actually i was just surfing the net awhile ago to have some infos about the whereabouts of st.pio’s chapel when i accidentally clicked this link.

i’m so grateful after reading your blogs about your unexpected journey with padre pio. =) wish i could have the same exploration with padre pio.

-oh by the way ms. monette, me and my boyfriend is planning to visit st.pio chapel on december as our anniversary treat to each other. when i personally kneel infront of the relic that you had mentioned in your blog, i promise that i will include your name into my prayers.

i owe you a great thing, for without your blogs i shouldn’t be equipped with enough knowledge about our beloved saint.

thank you again ms. monette.=)

have a nice day! god bless..

Comment from weng
Time: August 5, 2010, 3:29 pm

hi! po wat time kaya po ang mass and anong araw matagal ko na pong gustong makarating dyan taga quezon province po ako malimit po sa st tomas batangas kmi sumisimba and sna po this coming sept. 23 dyan na kmi makasimba , hindi ko po alam bkit naakit akong maging deboto sa kanya minsan kming nag bisita iglesya 5 yrs ago na yon dn na nagsimula lahat !!! sana po makarating din kmi dyan sa lugar nyo slamat po!!!!

Comment from sara abacahin
Time: August 31, 2010, 3:32 pm

i love padre pio..since i drop by this afternoon.alam ko tinugon niya lahat ng prayer ng mga nagpupunta dun.salamat sa mga nagmamahal kay padre pio

Comment from maricar daquigan
Time: September 14, 2010, 8:01 am

Salamat Padre Pio sa mga answered prayers…Maraming salamat po!

Comment from Espie
Time: September 16, 2010, 1:51 am

Hi Monette, I truly agree with how you described Padre Pio’s Chapel in libis. I also feel the same everytime I visit his place. It was introduced to me by I sales person in a religous store at Gateway, Cubao. Gladly, miracles in my life happened & continously happening. In my own simple way like sharing novena prayers, sharing the knowledge and experiences about Padre Pio I tried to help propagate devotion to him which eventually bring or increase our faith in God. I’m glad that some of my friends who had started their devotion also do the same in sharing & spreading devotion to Padre Pio. Lastly, Im so greatful to the person so had shared with me. Thank you Padre Pio for your love.

Comment from Aldrin
Time: September 16, 2010, 8:02 am

Good Day. My 12 yr old daughter was diagnosed with spindle cell sarcoma. A very rare type of disease. Please pray for him.

Comment from judith bongcaron
Time: September 18, 2010, 3:43 am

i asked the intercession of st. pio to heal me with my 2 cancers. and indeed with the intercession also of mama mary i am now healed. thank you st pio. … your humble servant says thank you…..

Comment from jhun
Time: September 22, 2010, 8:05 am

para madaling pumunta!
magpa cubao ka!
pagdating sa cubao!
sa harap ng ali mall may bus terminal dun
sa harap nun may nadaan na mga jeep byaheng libis!
sakay ka dun, then sabihin mo ibaba ka sa eastwood.
kapag andun ka na, tawid ka sa over pass.
tapos lakad ka pakanan, may malaking poster Image dun si padre pio, pasok ka lang dun!

Comment from Delia Serina
Time: September 23, 2010, 4:19 pm

I’m so glad I found this website. Today is the feast of Saint Pio. Here in Cagayan de Oro City there is a statue of St. Pio infront of the old Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. I visit and pray to him when I attend mass. Today I brought him roses and lighted a big scented candle before I went to mass. The officiating priest, Fr Mike said mass in the new church and mentioned that today is the feast day of St Pio and told the people to visit the statue of St Pio after the mass which many did, and lighted candles. Fr Mike went to the statue and prayed and sprinkled holy water on the statue and on us. I cried because I felt St Pio was happy to see his devotees visiting him. Added to my happiness was to hear the plan of transferring St Pio to a better location which is the site of the altar of the old church, a holy site. Now he will be enshrined infront of the new church where people can visit him and pray. I’m happy to learn about the church of St Pio in Libis. I will visit him there soon and hopefully my sick sister-in-law can come too. So happy to read comments from devotees of St Pio – we share the love to the Lord and St Pio. God bless.

Comment from crisco garcia
Time: September 28, 2010, 9:28 am

take a bus from ur place to cubao..then ride a jeep going to marikina..the church is between honda cars and citibank

Comment from julie
Time: October 8, 2010, 2:26 pm

I hope i can visit the church,sooner

Comment from Mayie
Time: October 10, 2010, 8:36 am

hi everyone…
we usually attend sunday masses at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help in 13th ave, Cubao, QC, when my kababayan mentioned about Padre Pio’s chapel…and from then on I’ve been itching to go to this chapel and i have been bugging them about going too…i hope this afternoon we will finally be able to attend the mass there…
i can’t explain what moved me that eversince i heard about the chapel i haven’t stopped thinking and wanting to go there until i finally found time to search the net for directions and mass schedules and so i came across this blog…
i am thankful…Padre Pio must have probably drawn me to this blog to find answers as to the address and schedule…
honestly tho…i am in desperate need for spiritual intercession and i am hoping and praying that Padre Pio will also help me…
please also include me in your prayers, novenas to him…
i am a devotee to Mama Mary and i pray the Holy Rosary daily upon waking up in the morning…
thank you for this informative blog…
May God bless us always thru Mama Mary’s and Padre Pio’s help…

Comment from JoJo Obia
Time: October 11, 2010, 7:45 am

Hi! The first time I heard about the chapel of Father Pio in Libis was when I told my friend Sarah that my nephew (Jahns) is suffering from Leukemia. She told me to bring my nephew there. The second time was when we were in this restaurant in Festival Mall. I was with my husband Ed and my nephew. We went there from the hospital in QC (where my nephew had his check-up) for lunch. There we met the very kind hearted and handsome Congressman Dan Fernandez of Laguna (who happen to know my husband because of the different sports activities in our subdivision) and he also told us to bring Jahns to Father Pio.
According to him, everything he asked thru Father Pio’s intercession was granted. The following Sunday, We did visit the Chapel and its true, its so solemn there and you will really feel the holiness of the place.
We know that my nephew is now healed. He was touched by the healing hand of Father Pio.
Thank you Father Pio.
We are scheduled to visit again the chapel this coming Sunday.
Please pray for my nephew….for his complete healing.
Thank you for sharing your blog to us.

Comment from susan
Time: October 11, 2010, 11:53 am

am looking for a Church of Padre Pio here in Metro Manila with confession schedule but cannot find one. can somebody advise me where to go. i know that we have to go to confession and holy communion after completing our novena. my prayers for healing my emotional problems are already answered thru the intercession of St. Padre Pio and i want to thank him by my confession. thank you and may God bless us all…

Comment from Reditha D. Munoz
Time: October 14, 2010, 2:43 am

I want to go to Fr. Pio church in Quezon City Libis. How Can I go there from Batangas?. Thanks God Bless….

Comment from Filipino Gonzales
Time: October 14, 2010, 3:36 am

Thank You Padre Pio! You always guide us wherever we are especially my mama. She is now in good condition after her CHEMO. We did what you’ve said, ” PRAY, HOPE, and DON’T WORRY.”

Comment from mary joy
Time: October 15, 2010, 10:23 am

My first time at the chapel last oct 10 was unforgettable. The fragrant smell while holding the hands of the statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus caught my attention. There was a long queue for Padre Pio after the mass so we ( i was with my 2 adult children ) just went to Jesus instead for our “whispered petitions”. I thought the statue was scented or someone beside me wore the fragrance so i passed it as an ordinary thing. But when we were on our way to the garden to see the other statue of St.Pio (facing the store), the fragrance was there again. This time i went closer to the ladies who just passed us to see if the fragrance came from them. No, they were not even perfumed. So i asked my son, who was close to me at the image of Jesus inside the chapel, if he smelled anything sweet while we were there. He said no. I asked my daughter who was walking beside me if she smelled anything nice or sweet or fragrant. She said no. I was filled with joy & just sat there in front of St.Pio praising & thanking God for the beautiful experience. The scent was not strong but very nice& calming, nothing like any of the perfumes or colognes i’ve smelled.
I told my husband of my experience & he said Padre Pio is known for sweet smell. I didn’t know that. I was inspired to go back to the chapel yesterday. I already attended the 6am mass here in our subd so my visit will be for private devotion & curiosity. I went straight to the Sacred Heart statue & went really close to Jesus subtly sniffing for traces of the fragrance, then i went to St.Pio, prayed & out in the garden keenly focused on what my nose will pick up. I didn’t have a third serving of the sweet smell. I finally went inside the store, bought some copies of the novena which i gave to my prayer group, and 3 beautiful roses for Jesus, Mama Mary & Padre Pio. They will see more of me there.
May God’s grace abound in us.

Comment from marge
Time: October 27, 2010, 7:01 am

true.. i love going there and it such a holy place.. they have improved more the chapel..

Comment from Rose
Time: November 5, 2010, 4:03 pm

thank you father for answering one of my so many prayers….

Comment from liberty pereja
Time: November 13, 2010, 11:06 am

dear monette,
thank you for sharing padre pio to your readers. i went there with my family and it truly is a solemn place. i prayed for my daughter who is trying her luck in new zealand as she badly needs the prayers aside from her skills to get a job offer. i’d like to ask a favor from you and other readers to please include her in your prayers. i, too, experienced goosebumps and cried while praying to padre pio…thank you padre pio for coming into our lives…

Comment from Lenny L. Mirafuente
Time: November 14, 2010, 3:00 am

Miraculous…My Bestfriend Saint…Answered prayer quick..

Comment from Lenny L. Mirafuente
Time: November 14, 2010, 3:04 am

Easiest way: take C5 if your from south…also take cubao route..ride a jeep or taxi going to libis…its just along e rodriquez libis..beside Honda City…after shopwise and novo….

Comment from rosette yniguez lerias
Time: November 14, 2010, 3:16 am

It is a very beautiful place. You can feel God listening to you as you pray. At times when you think or feel that you no longer know how to pray, for whatever reason, visit the chapel, it will settle your mind, quiet your thoughts and help you to refocus.

Thank you St. Padre Pio for the numerous blessings received through your intercession.

May the Lord continue to bless the families that have started and propagated the devotion to St. Padre Pio. I have seen the chapel growand its devotees swell. God bless you always.

Comment from lg
Time: November 16, 2010, 7:04 am

My husband and I usually visit the Padre Pio church in the South when we go to Quezon or Batangas. I am attracted to Padre Pio and that is how I got to discover your site. I plan to go to the chapel. Thanks.

Comment from nila maningas
Time: November 19, 2010, 8:23 am

we visited the place last 16 Nov. 2010, yes its a very nice and holy place to meditate. Of course I was so excited because i’ve already heard about the beauty of the place bec. of the my office mates who are frequently attending masses there. And very true as if all corners are in order. I was with my sisters/brod in law and two of them are suffering from serious illnesses. After praying we lined up at the place where you can touch the hands of Padre Pio. I experienced a wonderful feeling when i touched his hands and i cried, i cant explain my happiness. Of course, we promised we’ll be backed to attend the mass. My request was granted right there. I will bring my family and friends. again thanks to my friend who recommended to visit the place.

Comment from Janelle Orsais
Time: November 22, 2010, 3:43 am

Your info. about the shrine will help me a lot for I am really looking for its exact adress. I’m glad to know it because I would like to bring my mom there. I’ll inform you after going there. Thanks a lot.

Comment from Iya Kenn
Time: December 21, 2010, 7:53 am

Hi, believe it or not, but this is a gift of some sort. The shrine of St. Jude in Malacañang is a sanctuary to me, too. It never fails to lift up my spirits when I’m down. It’s an amazing, comforting feeling. Now, reading about Padre Pio, I know I just have to go there. Thanks for your time. God bless.

Comment from Gem
Time: January 11, 2011, 10:29 pm

I also like going to Padre Pio Church, I am not religious before but when I discovered this church slowly I become closer to God. The place has a very relaxing and comforting aura.

Comment from ruby
Time: January 22, 2011, 1:43 pm

thank you very much for writing this blog about padre pio and the chapel. kahit based ka na abroad, you helped a lot of people (including me) to visit the st. pio chapel and eventually become a devotee. thank you very much… God Bless us all!!!

Comment from Fatima
Time: January 27, 2011, 3:23 am

Hello there! many thanks for this post…yes, Padre Pio’s chapel is also my sanctuary…esp. when things got so difficult in my office, I use to just go down from my building and escaped to Padre Pio’s chapel until I feel okay…It seems that once you enter the chapel, you have a feeling that there is someone who is happy that you are there…And I miss it so much now when I resigned from my job…I miss the smell of roses whenever you come and pray..I miss Padre Pio’s presence there…Most of my important prayers were answered, esp about my job. Actually not just the important and urgent prayers but the fun ones too. Because of so much stress, I prayed that I can attend one of the fanmeetings of a Koreanovela actor that I really like to see out of the country. I did, in Singapore and never in my wildest dreams I hope to see that actor soon outside of Korea! And when I see him, I think of Padre Pio and it’s nice to know, Padre Pio got a fun side too…Ah missing him and the chapel!

Comment from liberty pereja
Time: January 30, 2011, 8:49 am

Thank you Padre Pio for all answered prayers! In less than 3 months of daily visit to St. Pio’s chapel in Libis, through St. Pio’s intercession, the Lord has blessed my daughter with all the graces that she needed most during her “adventure” in New Zealand. We only prayed for a job but she was blessed with a good job from the number 1 company in Auckland.

Thank you Padre Pio for coming into our lives! Thank you to the people who prayed for my daughter.

We will remain devotees for the rest of our lives.

Comment from Carmelita B. Serrano
Time: January 31, 2011, 3:31 am

Sharing your nice experiences when you are at Padre Pio’s chapel is really great. How i wish I can also visit Padre Pio. I know Padre Pio made you an instrument and inspires you to create this blog. this very helpful for us faithful devotee of Padre Pio. May God inspires you always so you can write more information.

Comment from eileen
Time: February 13, 2011, 5:41 am

hi. where did you get the book of testimonials by fr marcellino iasenzarino?

Comment from Renee
Time: February 23, 2011, 6:29 am

It was the first night of my orientation when i saw the big picture and it’s written ST. PIO CHURCH in libis q.c. that catch my attention. As every night I went to the office, I began curious and I was wondering when can I visit that church since our schedule is night shift till morning kinda felt tired and sleepy…and surprisingly one of my co worker asked me if I knew saint pio’s church since they already visited the church and they ask me if I want to go there??
and i said “YES”…they will accompany me to go to Saint Pio Church.
As I entered the door I was amazed how beautiful the church is..I could smell the scent of the roses and diffrent flowers..the big statue of St. Pio which I prayed and hold his left hand, lots of letters with prayers/request to him.
I thank God for knowing St. Pio Church, and someday I will bring my Family and my Mom to St. Pio Church.
God Bless

Comment from monette
Time: February 23, 2011, 7:12 am

hi eileen,

i got my padre pio books in the st. pio chapel in libis. they have a small bookstore at the back of the chapel. hope this helps.

Comment from tj
Time: February 26, 2011, 3:44 pm

when my dad was in the hospital i was always there after work before heading to the hospital i missed going that place with my complicated work sked and lots of stuff going with my life,and yet i can’t deny the fact that i find consolation in that place. thank you padre pio, continue praying even for those who doesn’t even know you

Comment from Rollie Bartolome
Time: March 3, 2011, 1:07 am

Hi Monette,

‘Hope you still remember me, nag post ako ng comment 09/17/2009 and you gave me your e-mail address then but I already purge my e-mails, could you please send your e-mail add again or FB account, my e-mail address is rollie.bartolome -at- yahoo.com.

Padre Pio and his Chapel in Libis really changed our lives, dati po hindi naman kami pala simba, pero iba talaga ang dating sa amin ng Chapel sa Libis, napakagaan ng pakiramdam, everytime nagpupunta kami doon. Actually every Saturday ang visit ko after office, half day lang kasi ako pag Saturday and before ako umuwi ng Laguna, dumadaan muna ko sa kanya, from Makati to Libis to Laguna, yan po ang routine ko every Saturday.

My first visit to His chapel was last September 19, 2009 and since then every Saturday na ko nagpupunta and minsan Sunday pag may time lumuwas ng Manila.

January 2, 2010 our first visit after New Year, humiling lang po ako na sana sa 2010 ay mabago ng kahit konti ang aming pamumuhay, matagal na rin kasi ako nagwowork (15 years na to be exact) pero ganon pa rin, halos sapat-sapat lang ang sinusweldo ko para sa pamilya and sa pang araw-araw na pangangailangan.

Saturday, September 4, 2010 – I can’t really imagine, nagpa bless ako ng brand new car, tinupad nya ang wish namin na mabago ang takbo ng buhay namin kahit konti lang, actually hind lang kokonti ang binigay nya, sobra sobra pa, nag resign na po ako sa dati kong work October 2010, ngayon full time na ko sa aming business and truly, he gave so many miracles to our lives, kaya ngayon sineshare lang namin ang mga blessings na natatanggap namin. Super thankful talaga kami Saint Pio.

Ngayon every Sunday na kami nagpupunta para magsimba, sineshare ko rin ang Chapel sa ibang mga nangangailangan ng miracles. God bless us all.

Comment from Naneth
Time: March 26, 2011, 9:56 am

Hi, just read the comments on your blog i live in Valenzuela but i want to attend the mass at St. Pio Chapel in Libis, Id like to ask the schedule of masses there?

God Bless.

Comment from daisy
Time: April 12, 2011, 1:19 am

hi
my daughter have a CHD,DORV,ASD,PDA AND TRICURSPID REGUGETATION, it is a very complex heart condition for a 1 yr and 7 mos old baby, the doctors said that she is needing an open heart surgery ASAP,but then a very close friend of mine helen evangelista(+),introduced me to Padre Pio,, that was before i had my child,,,then when all of this just hurts me soooooo much i asked for his guidance,,,hence that day,i felt secured that my baby will stay with me because lately (since i was a devote of Padre Pio) she had her 2d echo and LO! the pressure from her lungs to her heart was already lessen from 75% to 52%. I know that this is just the begining of life’s undying predicament,since Padre Pio is with me and my baby i know that she will surpass her open heart surgery before she is two yrs of age.

Comment from lynette trajano
Time: April 13, 2011, 3:40 am

Hi, i just read the comments on your blog i live in Cavite but i want to attend the mass at St Pio Chapel in Libis pano po papunta kasi commute lng po kami pagpunta dun!thanks

Comment from Arleen Sabino Penalosa
Time: April 13, 2011, 2:22 pm

hi, i was watching a local news channel here in manila. when they featured Padre Pio’s Chapel in Libis, Quezon City, but before that one of my officemate told me already the miracles of Padre Pio. I am so amazed about the stories of Padre Pio and it’s so timely that said miracles through Padre Pio was featured because my Uncle is suffering from stage 4 liver cancer. And we are hoping and wishing for all miracles just to prolonged his life through prayers. I just want to go there together with my family…may I know the schedule of masses? Thank you very much and more power!

Comment from gail edward peralta
Time: April 15, 2011, 5:54 am

ask lng po kung kelan ang mass s st.pio chapel? at this lenten season what time of the masses?

Comment from rosalinda
Time: April 17, 2011, 4:19 pm

H!i to all devotees of ST. PIO marami na akong naririnig tungkol sa mga miracles nya ilan na rin ang pinuntahan ko para humingi ng tulong … sana tulungan nyo rin akong humingi ng tulong sa kanya… nastroke ako last april 24. 2010. hirap na hirap sko sa kondisyon ko may brain clot ako at may part ng brain ko na patay na daw at hindi na dw kyang buhayin pa maliban sa isang himala. paralys ang left body ko. tulungan nyo ngmamakaawa ako sa inyo na tulungan nyo kong manalangin kay father pio na pag himalaan nya ako ..bata p ang aking anak ….at kailangan nya ako .. nakikiusap ako sa inyo….

Comment from Red
Time: April 19, 2011, 4:27 am

Thanks for your link on the directions going to the church. We will visit this place for our Visita Iglesia.

Comment from michelle romero
Time: April 19, 2011, 6:29 am

hi po sa inyong lahat.nung napanood ko sa rated k ang tungkol kay padre pio,gusto ko pumunta,pero dko alam kung paano o san ko matatagpuan.dahil sa mga blogs nyo nakuha ko info at ngpapasalamat ako sa inyo…gusto ko dalhin anak ko,dahil naniniwala ako sa himala na pwede mapagaling at magsara ang butas sa puso ng anak ko…hinihiling ko narin po sana sa inyong lahat ang kunting tulong sa pamamagitan ng inyong dasal para tuluyan ng gumaling ang anak ko…maraming salamat po at god bless po sa inyong lahat!

Comment from venus
Time: April 20, 2011, 4:58 am

fr pio is indeed miraculous and a healer by God’s grace. I seldom able to finish any novena. but his novena, I am able to do it. I got my answered prayers. Most especially, I am healed. When I suffered from tremendous shoulder pain for unknown reason…I could not even lift my left arm…there is numbness as if no more blood is flowing on my veins…I asked for fr pio’s intercession as my son is massaging my arm and shoulder with the oil from Kamay ni Hesus parish..after a couple of days…pain is subsiding as if nothing has happened…I thank you Fr Pio…may you continue bless and heal us all…especially the Philippines and our leaders…a good life to Filipino people…Hail Fr Pio! Hail Jesus Christ! Hail Saint Germain! Hail Mother Mary! Hail the Ascended Masters! Hail the Archangels and all the Angels! To God be the Glory!

Comment from alan
Time: April 21, 2011, 8:58 am

gud day!!!
d po comment ang msg ko kundi petition prayer hope u understand…

humihingi po ako ng lubos at puspusang prayer for my tita (milagros santiago-semellano) born (sept. 27, 1956).
sya po ay nkaratay sa ospital from jan. 26…una po inalisan sya ng tubig sa baga ngaun po after umokey ang paghinga nya binalik po xa nitong mar. 31-til present dhil sa lumalaki ang tyan nya dhil sa BIG MASS TUMOR sa my matris…d malaman ng mga doctor if cause of mayuma or complikasyon na…d nman sya po agad maoperahan dhil sa hirap pa syang mkahinga ng mahusay…kasalukuyang nakakabit ang oxygen sa kanya ngaun pra makahinga po sya ng maayos…
sv ko sa kay God khit ito na ang pabirthday sa akin na gumaling na c tita at makatotally survive sa karamdaman nya, isang malaking gift na nya to sa akin…c tita ang nag alaga sa akin since magkaisip ako, wla clang anak ng asawa nya…please po pray for her…padre pio please pray over her…nkaawaan mu po xa…mahal n mahal nmin ang tita ko…

Comment from alan
Time: April 21, 2011, 9:52 am

thank you po ng maraming marami..pagpalain kayo ng poong lumikha ng lahat…

Comment from gilda a estrella
Time: April 23, 2011, 4:25 pm

hi monette. thank you so much for the information. since last year I am already interested to visit the chapel of padre pio but dont have the address.now I become more eager to visit the place.GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS AND YOUR FAMILY

Comment from gilda a estrella
Time: April 23, 2011, 4:57 pm

In addition I have been praying to Padre Pio since last year then one day I was able to watch the life story of Padre Pio in Greenbelt Chapel I bought the DVD watch at home , I am deeply touched from the story. Last January of this year as promised to myself I bought a statue of Padre Pio after I was able to decide to consult another pedia surgeon for my daughter hernia .Padre Pio gave me courage to overcome the worries and fear of having our one yr old and 10 mos old daughter undergo operation On February 05, my daughter was successfully operated. Thanks you so much also for the pedia surgeon and the pedia anis who have helped me overcome my worries.I know they are god send .And now I know Padre Pio has been helping us our daily trials in life.thank you so much Padre Pio for your help.

Comment from Arrex Daproza
Time: April 25, 2011, 5:01 am

Hi, i was so delighted with this blog! I love the (church) chapel of St. Pio. I’ve been in a different churches but i was amazed with the ambiance of St. Pio’s chapel. It is a place that you could really feel that you are near with our GOD. A solemn place that you can meditate. It seems that i found place that i will visit every time i feel sorrow.

GOD bless always.

Comment from richard garcia
Time: April 26, 2011, 6:08 am

Hi;
we’re planing to go to PADRE PIO CHAPEL this sunday.. hope that HE can help us ..

God Bless

Comment from rosario lagadia
Time: April 28, 2011, 10:48 am

dear saint’pio,nabasa ko po ang ilan sa mga comento at kahilingan ng mga taong sayo’y nanalig at naghahanap ng pag asa sa buhay,anuman mo po ang kabigatan ng kanilang dalahin at kalugurang iniaalay nila sa iyo,ay kaisa po nila ako para sa kanilang hangaring,at alam ko po ayon sa kalooban ng Dios sa pamamagitan mo na kung kabutihan ang dulot ng kanilang kahilingan ito ay mamarapatin ng Dios na ipagkaloob sa kanila,at
Sana po sa kanilang lahat ay kung gaano sila minamahal at tinubos ng dugo ng Dios ngaung kakaraan pa lng na semana santa ay ganoon din’nila gawin ito sa pangainoon sa pamamagitan ng pagbbigay unawa nla sa kanilang kahilingan kung ito man ay matupad at lalu na kung hindi,sapagkat minamahal kayo ng Dios at lageng inaala sa inyong pang araw araw naa buhay.Isabuhay natin si Lord arawaraw upang ang mga kahilingan natin ay lage nyang gabay sa pagmamahal NIYA sA ATIN AT SA MUNDONG KANYANG NILIKHA.S BAWAT ORAS NG ATING BUHAY NGAYON AY DUGO AT KATAWAN NI LORD ANG ATING GINAFAMIT.BIGYAN MO NG PANSIN ANG BUO MONG PAGKATAO AT DITOY MATATAGPUAN MO SIYANG LAGE MO KASAMA AT SA ORAS NG PANGAMBA AY SIYA LAGE ANG NANGUNGUNA SA IYO.PAGPALAIN TAYO LAGE AT DASALIN ANG’KANYANG PANALANGIN SA BAWAT ARAW.

Comment from elmer molata
Time: May 2, 2011, 3:34 am

my wife linda molata undergone an operation and her medication is still on process, we heard about Padre Pio from one of our friends, nalaman namin ung pagpapagaling niya through prayers, we go there at sa pgpasok pa lang nmin nakaramdam na agad kami ng kakaiba lalo na ng kami ay pumasok sa isang room (adoration chapel) we attended the community rosary. on our way home, napakagaan ng aming pakiramdam parang nawala lahat ng aming dalahin sa buhay. truly ang pook na iyon ay BANAL at totoong nagpapagaling!! PRAISE THE LORD!!!

Comment from pia 08
Time: May 10, 2011, 10:29 am

Few weeks from now, im going home … finally ! after three years working here in abroad =)) … My husband and I are devotee of Padre Pio, I promise to Padre Pio that we will visit him as soon as my husband and i will arrive.

We love padre pio, we believe in him.. nothing is impossible if you put your faith into him and to God. PRAY , HOPE and DONT WORRY as his motto inspired me everyday =))

We’re excited to visit his place … see you soon padre pio..

Love you …

Comment from Liberty
Time: May 19, 2011, 10:01 am

I went there at 12nn.. i was surprised, mesmerized with the place, so quiet and at peace. when i was getting near the place i was teary eyed, but i controlled myself since i was with my 2 co workers who introduced padre pio to me. sobrang iba ung pakiramdam, ang gaan na parang gusto kong umiyak ng todo, gusto kong ilabas ung nasa loob ko para maging maluwag ang pakiramdam after. ibang iba talaga. as if parang bagong ako ung lumabas parang ganon. ang sarap ng pakiramdam to had a chance with padre pio.. bumili ako ng novena and sabi daily daw un idadasal.. ill start the prayer today…

Comment from dang
Time: May 19, 2011, 5:32 pm

nai2nspired po aq sa mga naba2sa kong miracles na naga2wa ni Padre Pio..sana po mabigyan din aq ng pgka2roon na bigyan nya q ng pgka2taon na magkaroon kmi ng anak ng asawa q…almost 5years na po kmi kasal pro till now wla pa po kmi anak…minsan na po aqng nabuntis pero sad to say naagasa po aq…inisip nalang po nmn ng asawa q cguro ndi pa pr smin un..sana po isama nyo po kmi sa inyong mga prayers na mgkarron na kmi ng anak…nagba2kasyon lng po ang asawa qngaun d2 sa pilipinas mula sa knyang trabaho sa malayong lugar ng saudi arabia.sana po pgktpos ng bakasyon nya my maiwan cya skin sa aking sinapu2nan…please pray for us…salamat po po…

Comment from wally
Time: May 29, 2011, 11:45 am

just PRAY HOPE AND DONT WORRY

Comment from wally
Time: May 29, 2011, 11:55 am

I will come to you soon padre pio. Thanks for discovering your life and inspiring me. Thank you

Comment from yolly abalos
Time: June 16, 2011, 10:56 am

nainspired ako sa mga nbasa kong miracles na ngawa ni padre pio bukas mismo pupunta ako. Thank you so much…..

Comment from jean
Time: July 4, 2011, 12:12 pm

I also experienced Padre Pio’s miracle, he healed me from a rare illness, the nerve at the lower center portion of my brain was damaged. I had difficulty walking and moving my arms and neck. The doctor told my husband that the damaged nerve can not function again. My feet and hands were trembling and it was so painful. A friend gave me a novena of Padre Pio and told me say the novena everyday. I was on sick leave for almost 3 months. In less than 2 months, I was able to walk and move my arms and neck again. Papa Pio performed a miracle me through a dream, he placed his hands on top of my head and he let me touched his wounds. Last May 12, I reported back to office. Last June 17,my family traveled from Davao to Manila purposely to visit and thank Our Lady, Regina Rosarii and Papa Pio. On June 19, my family attended the 12 noon mass at St. Pio Chapel in Libis.

Thank you very much Mama Mary and Papa Pio for giving me another chance to live a normal life again.

Comment from paquito arguelles
Time: August 9, 2011, 3:48 pm

sana may makabasa ng request ko na sana ako at ang family ko makarating sa lugar ng San Giovanni Rotondo pangarap ko talaga with GOD’s grace and blessing matupad sana .malaking nagagawa ni padre pio sa akin kapag ako sad at may problema bubuksan ko lang ang wedsite niya at magbabasa ng mga testimonial nagaang na pakiramdam ko at madalas mga dasal ko natutupad. salamat

Comment from lloyd Rabulan
Time: August 10, 2011, 4:21 am

i pray padre pious..pls help more problems of my life. me and my family is more complicated about this problem.. my mother is 68 yrs. old. padre pious pls protect to health of my mother and all members of my family…im a weak of this more people is not understand about my personal problem regarding my family and extra…help me padre pious im a one devoted my mission to come your church..

Comment from judith
Time: August 19, 2011, 2:28 am

liberty, almost thesame with my feeling I have, every time I visited that chapel, I feel the presence of the Holy spirit, the presence of St. Pio with all the Saints.., ang sarap mag meditate lalo na sa St. Francis prayer room, kung saan eh maiyak ka man di halata kase medyo madilim, sobrang thankful ako sa ratedK, kay Julius & Tin na nagshare ng story dahil sa kanila nakilala ko si St. Pio. magmula noon nagsearch ako ng nagsearch tungkol kay St. Pio hanggang sa natagpuan ko ang site na ito La vie en rose at dahil dito natagpuan ko ang chapel sa libis, salamat sa admin ng site na ‘to. salamat din kay Mr. Ramon Rodriguez na syang nagtatag ng St. Pio Chapel. God Bless! @Liberty -

Comment from jolly ann
Time: August 31, 2011, 7:14 am

i like ur blog… me i know d sked of mass? tnx…

Comment from Nestor
Time: September 2, 2011, 5:34 am

Thank You Lord! I found this site. Thanks Ms Monette and Mr Rollie B. for the very inspiring thoughts and experiences you’ve shared.

I am one of the millions of devotees of Padre Pio. Just want to share something; I’v read one time about his life since his boyhood…though i forgot some. He’s really a miraculous man of God. As far as I remember he performed his first miracle at the age of 13. I was so fascinated and that made me curious about him (that was way back in early 90′s – my college years).

“No Small Miracle”, Me and my wife been married for almost 6 years and still hoping and praying for a baby. Years come and go. Yet, we kept on knocking at Padre Pio’s huge photo in our calendar together with Our Lady of Perpetual Help to help us pray to God to grant us a baby.

Last December 2010, (1st wk)… When we were in Surabaya, Indonesia… What a BIG…BIG surprise! Really, an answered Prayer. My wife is carrying a healthy baby boy that time… No “preggy” signs or “morning sickness”. The Baby is already 5 months, even the Doctor (male OB) in Mitra Keluarga Hospital is quite amazed. He is also asking us for any signs… but only dizziness. Now, our baby boy is almost 5 months old.

Hopefully, when I get home my wish is to bring my family to Padre Pio’s Church in Libis.

Mga kapwa ko devotos, ilatag at ipagkatiwala niyo lang po sa kanya lahat ng ating hinihiling at Siya (Padre Pio) ang mas malapit sa Panginoon, siya ang gagawa ng paraan sa tamang oras at panahon. God bless us All.

Comment from Gigi
Time: September 22, 2011, 6:01 pm

Happy Feastday, St. Padre Pio! Thanks for all your prayers! We love you!!!

Comment from Jojo Batislaong
Time: September 23, 2011, 1:02 am

Please pray for the conversion of sinners, for the souls who are in the prison of purgatory especially the forgotten souls, for the renewal of the catholic Church, for the unity of Priest, Bishops, Cardinals and all religious orders, for the dying souls, sudden death and victim souls and for the establishment of Divine Mercy Monastery and Order of Divine Mercy…Oh! St. Pio here our prayers and to our spiritual father St, Francis of Asissi pray for us we sinners!

Comment from Nancy Manicsic
Time: September 28, 2011, 3:47 am

Good day to all, i feel so blessed and thankful at naka attend ako ng mass during Padre Pio’s feast day.sobrang trapik akala ko di ko maabutan ang 12n mass,pero habang nasa jeep ako nasabi ko sa sarili ko “di ako pababayaan ni Padre Pio na di makaattend ng mass”,and unti-unting nag move ang mga sasakyan.sakto pagdating ko sa chapel the mass begins.so many things to thanks kaya gusto kong makapunta lagi sa chapel ni Padre Pio.at first,wala talaga akong idea about Padre Pio (nakakahiya nga e, may brother pa naman akong priest) hindi kase ako wide reader.sori.pero bakit ba naman napakarami kong friends ang nag-aaya sa akin magsimba kay Padre Pio.sabi ko saan yun?sa libis nga daw.sabi ko sa sarili ko malayo sa place ko kaya di ako nakapunta.then, one time napagkuwentuhan namin ng twin sister ko,kase may nag-aaya din sa kanyang magsimba duon.napansin ko bakit laging nababangit sa akin si Padre Pio,naisip ko siguro may call sa akin na pumunta ako sa chapel niya.nauna akong nag visit then,na discover ko maraming pumupunta duon may mga sakit.naikuwento ko sa twin sister,di ko alam na siya pala ay 10 days ng suffering from severe menstrual pain.and her doctor said,if it is continous bleeding she might be undergoing an operation.kaya naisipan niyang magpunta kay Padre Pio the day before going to doctor.mahigpit niyang hinawakan ang kamay ni Padre Pio at nagdasal na sana ay huminto na ang menstruation niya at mawala na yun severe pain.pag-uwi niya ng bahay bago siya matulog nagdasal uli siya kase nararamdaman uli niya ang severe pain at lakas ng menstrual flow niya, sabi daw niya “sige na po,Padre Pio pagaling na ninyo po ako”.pag gising niya kinabukasan. Grabe, sobrang napakalaking himala,parang walang nangyari, wala sakit ni katiting siyang nararamdaman.wala ng menstrual flow parang gripong na off.immediately,she called me up at natatarantang nagkuwento.sabi ko para lalong kang makasiguro magpunta siya sa doctor niya for check-up.she went and the doctor said,…”you’re ok, nothing to worry. after a month she go back to her doctor for her monthly check-up and the doctor said, everything is normal…again,nothing to worry.hanggang ngayon di pa siya makapaniwala sa nangyari sa kanya.God is good talaga! Patnubay tayo ng ating Panginoon.Thank you.

Comment from Myles
Time: September 30, 2011, 2:38 pm

Thanks for all your sharing. Padre Pio also answered my prayer lately. For those who would like to watch Padre Pio The MIracle Man- here in the link. It is a very nice movie.

http://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?p=youtube+padre+pio+part+1

Comment from lz
Time: October 28, 2011, 2:53 am

Awesome! Will visit today with my mother for healing. I was able to go to the chapel in Sto. Tomas, Quezon. Thanks!

Comment from EricMeister
Time: November 11, 2011, 9:49 am

This place is amazing just in the entrance itself you can feel the power within. A good place to mediate and be at peace. I’ve been traveled far and gone the other way around just to reach the place but it is all worth it.

Comment from marilou
Time: November 23, 2011, 7:36 pm

Good day everyone..

Una kong nalaman about Fr. Pio,sa isang retreat house sa batangas,when my step-son had his recollection ang retreat sa school nila.May chapel si Fr.Pio dun and before the mass ipikilala samin si Fr.Pio at yung mga healings nya at sabi ng pari na lahat daw ng humihiling kay Fr.Pio ay natutupad kaya nagtry ako dahil namangha,humanga at naniniwala ako na pakikinggan nya ako,ipinagpray ko sa kanya na sana maaprove yung resident visa ng husband ko sa canada kasi during that time impossibleng maapprove dahil ginigipit kmi ng first wife nya sa documents for my stepson,pero after ng ilang months approved..sobrang saya ko at ng buong family gusto ko sanang bumalik para magpasalamat at humiling ulit ng favor sa kanya pero napakalayo,pero nabalitaan ko na may chapel sya sa Libis pero di ko nman alam kung saan kaya hinanap ko sa google at nakita ko tong page n to..this week makakapunta na ako kasi matagal ko n tlga gustong puntahan para magpasalamat…lalong lumalim ang faith ko sa PANGINOON at kay Fr. Pio after reading comments above..salamat po Fr. Pio..and God bless us all always..

Comment from eugene
Time: November 26, 2011, 3:40 pm

siyang tunay napaka payapang lugal, na animo’y wala ka sa ciudad!, lalong lalo na kapag walang celebracion ng santa misa!damang dama ang pagka nandiyan ni Padre Pio at ang kabanalan ng lugal na iyan!, kasiyahan nawa ng dios ang ating devocion at pagpupunyagi sa lalong ikalalaganap ng devocion kay padre pio, ang pinili ng dios!

Comment from arbel
Time: December 23, 2011, 12:49 pm

Ask ko lang po yun time ng simbang gabi sa Fr Pio Church? Tnx po!

Comment from butch caldez
Time: December 31, 2011, 7:13 am

it wastwo years ago that i came to know of the shrine of padre pio in libis. i got introduced to padre pio when i read about him as a stimatized priest,frm that time on i always make it a point to buy books ,video and pictures of him.then one day i prayed to him to help me hurdle my test and defend my thesis in my masteral. after completing the novena to him i asked for a sign and i was so surprised that one night in my room a very sweet smell of tobaco filled my room for a few seconds iremember this smell because the smell reminds me ofa missionary in our place who smoke ground tobaco he ussualy puff from his wooden swako. ifelt that the intersation of padre pio my prayers were granted i make it a point tovisit his shrine at least once a month padre pio will always be here tohelp me.

Comment from toto genit
Time: January 9, 2012, 5:36 am

such a nice place, i’ve been there for quite some time, and planning to visit again, cheers,…

Comment from ingrid
Time: January 28, 2012, 11:40 pm

Padre Pio is one of my favorite saints. My mom told me about his center in Eastwood and visited the place. It’s very peaceful there. That’s where I hear mass every week kahit malayo sa bahay namin. The mass goers are disciplined. The lectors, commentators, lay ministers are well organized. It’s my little place of heaven on earth.

Comment from analou
Time: February 2, 2012, 3:52 am

padre pio please help me with my ailment they found a mass in my liver and colon iam waiting for the result of my biopsy by monday i know you can heal me pls i still want live and be with my mom and continue to worship you pls help me thank you so much!!!

Comment from analou
Time: February 3, 2012, 5:32 am

padre pio i drop by your church this morning it was so beautiful and so quite that i even had the chance to hold your hands together with st. joseph, mama mary and sacred heart and pray first iam so sorry for all my sins and thank you for all the blessings you have given my family especially myself.. please padre pio help me in my ailment they found a mass in my colon and liver and they got a tissue from my colon last tuesday jan 31, 2012 to biopsy to know if it is the one that cause the mass going to my liver the result will come out this monday february 6, 2012 iam praying and begging you to please help me that the result of my biopsy will be negative and not cancer, tumor or malignant and that both mass can be healed thru medicine and not by an operation or chemotheraphy please padre pio i want to live more be with my mom who happen to have a heart and highblood ailment too please heal her also she needs me i want to take care of her than she would take care of me she is 79 years old want to be with my siblings and nieces too i promise padre pio that i will spread your powerful prayers and be more devoted to you – iam so nervous and afraid hope you could give me strenght i lift up to you i know you will take care of me thank you so much i love you…

Comment from oliver
Time: March 2, 2012, 2:55 pm

panu po pumunta dyan,,start from sm fairview..tnx god bless

Comment from lina camitan
Time: March 28, 2012, 9:04 am

im confined right now in a hosp… i am 39 years old and i have diabetes with complication to my hypertension and bilateral kidneys… Knowing about Father Pio gave me such a positive feeling of becoming closer to God… God through your son Padre Pio i will be heal… not just physically but also emotionally.. may i be able to humble as your servant Padre Pio… Amen

Comment from Kat
Time: March 30, 2012, 4:13 pm

I heard St. Pio Church at Unang Hirit they feature the beauty of the church and am so excited to go there is holy week.

Comment from gil a. ortega
Time: April 6, 2012, 12:21 pm

gusto namin puntahan yun church, saan ba sya malapit. ano complete address? thanks!

Comment from jessa o.
Time: April 6, 2012, 12:29 pm

i heard about padre pio’s miracle. i want to visit the church. can i have the complete address? thanks and god bless!

Comment from Alyssa
Time: April 9, 2012, 7:56 am

I found a new friend in Padre Pio. I always pray his novena and read articles about him in the net. i live in Batangas, and in nearby town there is what they call Padre pio shrine at Sto. Tomas Batangas. very beautiful i feel home,ang set up naman ay garden, we are celebrating the holy eucharist at the kubol or like big kubo while kinoconstruct ung church talaga….marami ding dumarayo from other places….

Comment from michelle grace corpuz
Time: April 9, 2012, 11:02 am

i heard and also watched on TV this holy week only. im very interested to visit it and have her book too. me and my husband want to have baby. 2 years na kaming kasal until now wala pa kaming anak. hope very soon i can visit the chapel.

God Bless and More power!!!

Comment from monette
Time: April 9, 2012, 4:32 pm

Hi everyone! Happy Easter!

For those who are asking about the exact address of the Padre Pio Church in Quezon City, here it is:
RER Compound,188 E. Rodriguez Jr. Ave. (C-5) Bagumbayan, Quezon City

Here is a link to a map and detailed directions:
http://saintpiocenter.com/St._Pio_Centre/Direction_%26_Map.html

For those who are asking about the novena and mass schedules, here it is:
http://saintpiocenter.com/St._Pio_Centre/Schedule_of_Masses.html

Comment from Debbie
Time: April 11, 2012, 4:00 am

Padre Pio answered my prayers. 3yrs. na kame ng asawa and wala pa kameng baby. First friday of february 2012, first time ko magpunta sa Padre Pio Church, Iba ung feelings pag nasa loob ka and pag nahawakan ko na sya para syang buhay. Every friday ako or kame ng asawa nagpupunta. Now the Lord and Padre Pio, gave me too much blessings, my brother graduated 1st honor, my husband got new work, and im pregnant. Sobrang Thankful ako, napaiyak ako sa church. Thanks God! Thanks Padre Pio. We love you!

Comment from Joys
Time: April 12, 2012, 7:37 pm

@analou
Dear Ms. Analou,

Hi Ms. Analou, good day! I’ve stumbled upon this blog while searching for Padre Pio. And I’m so grateful & thankful to Ms. Monette for making this one & to everyone who shared their very powerful & amazing testimonies with Padre Pio.
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I’ll pray for you tonight with the intercession of Padre Pio.
As his motto goes: “PRAY, HOPE & DON’T WORRY”.
BELIEVE na magaling na po kayo & be HAPPY! :)

GOD BLESS YOU PO!

Love & Light,
Joys

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Comment from Claire Mangcucang
Time: April 13, 2012, 4:02 pm

When I was reading all your stories about Padre Pio, I decided to take a visit since I am working in Eastwood, it’s just a walking distance for me. I was wandering around when I saw the eskinita to the old wooden replica of Padre Pio, I walk in and was looking around when I looked at him, he was like looking at me, and I feel strange, so I prayed in as far as 2 meter from him, then a lady went ahead of me, and hold his hands and prayed, I said to myself, maybe I should do the same then, when I held his hand, my tears came running and all I was able to utter to him was “Thank you” I was crying so much that I stopped when I noticed that there was a person behind me. I found peace after that incident. I never felt like flying before, at that time, I feel like flying and elevated from where I am standing.

Same day, Friday the 13th of April 2012

It’s payday and went to withdraw money to pay for my house rent, unluckily I got debited for 10K, I was talking to Padre Pio on my way to work as I need the money to be credited on monday, I remembered his words, Pray, Hope and don’t worry. I called the bank to report the said incident, and was informed that it will take 5-15 working days to have it credited back to my account. I was telling him, “Best Friend, Ikaw na bahala mag pray kay Lord ha.” then, I freed my mind from worrying. At work, I checked my Internet banking so I have a documentation of what had happen to my money. And Padre Pio heard my prayer, it was credited back to my account. I was so excited and happy this day so I decided to write this blog.

I saw a signage there and it says something like: don’t pray with your lips, pray with your heart. =)

Thanks Monette.

Thank you Padre Pio! I love you bestfriend!
I am very thankful for all the information about Padre Pio you have shared in this blog, just like any other bloggers here, I found my new bestfriend.

Comment from dhang
Time: April 16, 2012, 5:04 pm

nabasa ko lahat ng mga comment dito at talagang naantig ang puso ko…meron din po akong dinaramdam pero takot po akong magpa check-up at hirap din po akong magbuntis.sana po matulungan po ako ni padre pio.sana po maisama nyo ako sa inyong panalangin,salamat po ng madami…one of these day pupunta po ako sa chapel nya sa libis … thanks and we love you padre PIO…

Comment from ellen
Time: May 8, 2012, 3:05 pm

Thank you Lord for bringing me here in this blog. here i know more about Padre Pio. Thank you monette for sharing your experience, as i read your experiences in italy parang i want also to experience it. i am praying to St. Pio that he would interced. I would like also to share my experience last 2006 i won a million in a credit card promo. i just realize that it was thru Padre Pio that God gave me those blessings. I dont really know about Him but someone gave me Padre Pio’s bread recipe and without thinking i just made it. you can do it daw once in your life. i’ve been to libis chapel. it was a really nice experience though went i attended mass there it was packed. my friend just texted me this pm asking me to go with her i libis this sunday. Pray, hope and don’t worry.

Comment from carol
Time: June 3, 2012, 6:21 am

Really Love You Papa Pio……Thanks for all the Blessing and all the Miracles that you did to me……

Comment from Lizette Piñon
Time: June 24, 2012, 5:09 am

Let me share to you a very touching and wonderful experience I had while attending Mass this afternoon at Padre Pio Church in Libis.
I promised a friend that I would send her a Novena and Holy Oil from Padre Pio.
After securing the Novena and the Holy Oil, my sister in law and I went to get some Holy Water. After that, we went to look for a place to seat. The main church was full of people so we went to the chapel. There we found a place where four people can seat. I asked my sister in law to stay there while I called my husband, my mother, my mother in law, my daughter and my son. Since only four people can seat, we asked my husband, my daughter, my mother and mother in law to take the seats.
My sister in law, my son and I stood near the door. There was an air-conditioner near the door so we stood there. The Priest who came all the way from Caloocan got caught in the traffic. I had some time to light some candle and pray for my intentions.
We went to stand near the door again. In front of the small chapel was a monitor so we can see and listen to the mass in the main Church.
I looked at the table neatly covered in white. Then I looked at the whole altar and saw a man standing at the right side of the altar. He was also patiently waiting for the priest. He was not moving an inch. I looked at his clothes and his feet. I noticed there was no shadow and his feet were glowing, somewhat floating.
I asked my sister in law who was standing behind me if there is somebody standing on the right side of the table. She answered “wala” or nobody’s there.
So I asked her to go to my place positioned her from an angle where I saw the man. Then she said now I see the man.
Just to make sure she was not bluffing me, I asked the lady beside me if there is somebody standing on the right side of the table. She said I do not see anybody. Then I positioned her to the same angle where I saw the man. As I held her, she was at first hesitant. I told her don’t worry I will not do anything to you. Just stand here, on my place and tell me what you see.
After a few seconds the lady exclaimed, I see Padre Pio. Suddenly a cold wind came out of my body. The lady, my sister in law and I had goose pimples.
Indeed I was right. I saw Padre Pio. He was attending the Mass with us.
Thank you Padre Pio for the wonderful experience. I know my prayers and intentions are answered. Thank you for the opportunity you have given me to see you.
As I promised, I will continue to be of service to others, to spread your Novena and help others pray for their intentions.
You have not failed me. You always answered my prayers.
I cannot thank you enough.
To Goya, I told you I will light a candle and pray for your husband. I know with Padre Pio’s apparition this afternoon, my prayers for your husband has been answered.
To all the people I prayed for and the intentions I asked, I firmly believe they have been answered.
Have faith, trust in the Lord with all your heart!

Comment from dylan
Time: July 14, 2012, 7:42 am

panu po pumunta s church,manggagaling po kmi sa lifehomes(pasig city)..
maraming salamat po..

Comment from LUCIA DAQUIOAG
Time: July 28, 2012, 9:28 am

I BELIEVE TO PADRE PIO, malaki ang tiwala ko sa kanya na na isang araw gagaling din ang aking sakit.. gumagaan ang loob ko pgkatapos kong mkapgdasal sa kanya…

Comment from karoline
Time: August 3, 2012, 10:11 pm

Thanks for this blog.. I really appreciate it. I heard about Padre Pio’s Church (chapel) as i call it too from my sisters and daughter who devotedly visited the church once in a week. So, when i went home last July, i asked my sister to bring me there. The experience i have upon touching his hands is unexplainable. i can feel the flesh of a live person. i shed some tears and from there, i know, my prayers were already answered. i was researching of Padre Pio’s life history as i contemplate and motivated to know him well. And i have the feeling, it was his works that drove me to know him more. Thanks to people who introduce Padre Pio to me. God Bless..

Comment from Tess santos
Time: August 12, 2012, 10:32 am

As i was reading all the comments/testimony here,i dnt know the feeling but my tears keep on falling.
Before,may nakapagsabi n saken na mag try dw kme magpunta sa st.pio chapel,at subukan dw na maging deboto ni padre pio
every wed nagnonovena ako to our mother of perpetual help,coz d p rin ako nwawalan ng pag asa,na magkaroon kme ng baby.I was diagnosed of having an obstructed falloppian tubes and im a polycystic,so for almost 5 yrs now,we still keep on praying na ibless kmi ni god na magka baby..
Please padre pio,help us..and im looking forward to go to st.pio chapel the soonest possible time
thanks for this blog.friends,help us in praying.many thanks.god bless us all.

Comment from Dra. Cruz
Time: August 24, 2012, 5:40 am

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Thank you and God bless us all!

Comment from maritess an
Time: August 27, 2012, 2:25 pm

Padre Pio thank you for guiding me always, again at this very crucial time in my life, am asking for your help. Please Please i need your guidance again. Padre Pio please help me

Comment from maritess an
Time: August 27, 2012, 2:31 pm

thank you padre pio..i have peace everytime i visit your sites….

Comment from nilda
Time: September 13, 2012, 6:13 am

thank you padre pio for give me an oppurtunity for permanent position.again thank you po…

Comment from Philip D.
Time: September 17, 2012, 8:48 am

I have heard the name Padre Pio since decades ago when I was a child, but it was only a week ago that I really get to know this holy man. The more I read about his miracles and about his life, the more I am drawn to him. I will visit his chapel in Libis, and I hope to experience what you and your readers describe as feeling peaceful that you wouldn’t want to leave the place. Thanks for this article!

Comment from mark
Time: September 22, 2012, 8:21 am

Hi,

I just want to ask if there is a celebration tomorrow for Padre Pio feast day in Libis… thanks

Comment from Myrna mojica
Time: September 23, 2012, 2:13 am

May i know the mass schedules at st.padre pio chapel . Thank you very much .

Comment from brenda
Time: September 23, 2012, 6:33 am

Just came from the Padre Pio Center unfortunately wasn’t able to enter coz there was so much devotees. I just want to thank GOD for granting my prayers thru the intercession of San Padre Pio. I will visit the chapel tomorrow and have to thank Padre Pio in silence and peace. For those who have not meet Padre Pio yet, i am a recipient of his kindness. I praise GOD for sharing Padre Pio with us.Masses at the center is 5pm daily ; 10am 12nn 5pm 7pm on Sundays. I also give my thanks to Our Mother Of Perpetual Help and to God be the glory.

Comment from Dolores
Time: September 23, 2012, 5:31 pm

thanks, Monette for being an instrument for others to know more about Padre Pio..and thanks everyone for sharing the miracles in your lives..i am so touched by all these.. i promise myself i will go visit the church and will be a devotee of Padre Pio. i’m praying for all your intentions as i also ask for your help in obtaining my petitions. there is no doubt in my heart and mind that all our prayers will be answered in His time. Just PRAY,HOPE and Don’t Worry!! God is good all the time! Padre Pio, please help my son, Mark,pass the Bar examinations this October.. and may our prayers for a bigger St.Jude Chapel in Legazpi City be granted,and a mass in honor of Padre Pio be said every Friday as is also the wish of Fr.Joseph..God bless us all!!

Comment from madz
Time: October 5, 2012, 2:35 am

hi gud am.just want to ask lung pano pagpunta sa chapel kung mangagaling ako pasay taft mrt.gusto ko pumunta tom.thanks

Comment from Louie
Time: October 10, 2012, 9:24 pm

I don’t know where to start afterreading all the miracle of Padre Pio to all of us.
I want to thank Padre Pio first for all the blessings even though sometimes i forgot to say thank you for the simple blessings because i focusing to my fiancee to be healed/change his attitude ,being immature and to come back to so we can start all over again.Im asking you to pray for me this biggest burden in my life..
Thanks for this site Ms.monette i am looking forward to post again here..
PRAY..HOPE…DONT WORRY…..

God bless yo all

Comment from Carla
Time: October 12, 2012, 9:52 am

We are two years married and want to conceive a baby and want it to be a baby boy. My supervisor knows about it and just told me this morning to go to St. Pio’s chapel in Libis and stories of Padre Pio’s and his gratefulness. I’m in shock that there is a lot of miracle stories, while reading I’m having a ghost bumps and eagerly wanted to go to St. Pio’s Chapel. I want to Pray to bless us a baby boy, also I want to pray for my Family, my mother had her operation in gallstone last 2011 and now her stone in kidney become bigger into 1.6cm please help me pray for her, I want her to be heal. In addition I want to pray for my sister having difficulties in finding a new joy. Safety and good health for my husband, tatay and in-laws.

Please include my prayers and intentions to your prayers St. Pio’s devotees.

We love you Pader Pio and thank you Lord for giving Him to us.

Gobless us all!!!

Comment from Bran
Time: October 19, 2012, 4:14 am

I just wanna thanks Padre Pio for answering all my prayers it’s trully indeed that he’s so miraculous. Still i keep on praying daily that one of my biggest dream in life will be answered so soon. Heal me oh Lord thru the divine intercession of padre Pio.

Comment from Mary Joanne P. Rosales
Time: November 29, 2012, 5:48 am

It was November 7 of this year, one morning when I was pouring my heart out in front of the image of Sacred Heart of Jesus, It was a time in my life that I need healing for my body, soul, mind and spirit. I was praying and begging with full of tears in my eyes for God to send me an angel to help me overcome the the heavy burden that I was carrying. I have this prayer book that I used to pray every morning and ask for intercession of many Saints. But that specific morning, I only prayed for the intercession of one Saint, St. Padre Pio. God in His great goodness did not only sent me an Angel but a Saint. That same day, God was telling me to visit his Shrine in Libis, So, I filed an undertime from work and attended the 5:30pm mass in Libis, Padre Pio was there to welcomed me. When I entered the Chapel, eventhough it was full of churchgoers, you can feel the serenity of the place. His image near the altar caught my attention, I just kept on gazing at him and just felt peaceful. After the mass, and I went on to touch his relic and his image near the altar. I cannot really find the words how to describe it but when I touched his hand, it’s as if I am being lifted off the floor, as if I am light as a feather. I know right then that my healing has begun. First my physical healing, as all my Lab Results are Normal! my SGPT and SGOT for my liver is back to Normal and my T3, T4, TSH are all Normal values as well, Praise God! Emotionally I am still a healing in progress but I know in God’s own perfect timing, He will grant me the desires of my heart of finding a good and righteous husband. When I am whole again and when my heart is ready to love. But I never felt more happier. God has opened so many doors and opportunities in my life that Blessings just keeps on pouring in abundantly into my life including my Family. All I can do is thank God for giving me powerful intercessors in heaven…Nanay Maria, Tatay Jose and Tatay Pio! Praise be to God! For God’s greater honor and glory! Tatay Pio, I know you will be there to welcome me to when I come and visit you again. I’ll be with Jerry. :) I love you Tatay Pio!

Comment from cynthia
Time: December 13, 2012, 1:51 pm

hello guys! I just want you to pray for me and my family through the intercession of father PIo,

Comment from mucle
Time: December 15, 2012, 12:40 pm

gusto q po kasi sana pumunta po kay padre pio church kaya lang po im here from san juan batangas pano po ako makakarating jan mag cocomute lang po kami

Comment from mucle
Time: December 15, 2012, 12:42 pm

sana po father pio matupad ko na yung matagal ko ng hinihingi sa inyo
i love you father pio. god bless uss always

Comment from Ellen
Time: December 16, 2012, 2:50 pm

I was introduced to Padre Pio by my best friend Mat bec. she knows that i am carrying a heavy load and sabi niya Padre Pio will help me. The moment i stepped in the church, ibang-iba ang pakiramdam ko. Napa ka solemn ng atmosphere and i found peace inside me. It’s a miracle indeed. From then on, i attended mass regularly kay Padre Pio but what makes it more fulfilling is that I am attending mass with my whole family. Mabait talaga si Lord, through the intercession of Padre Pio, gumagaan ang bigat na dala ko at alam kong hindi niya ko pababayaaan. I will spread the word about the goodness of Padre Pio. Very inspiring ang mga testimonies na nababasa ko dito. I love u Padre Pio. God bless us all.

Comment from maria nellie
Time: March 19, 2013, 11:35 pm

Padre pio is my guardian, if ever i have problems padre pio came in to my mind. Yes, i was with st. pio”s church in libis and how i wish to be back there but i am in cagayan de oro city right now.. i am inviting everyone if they have much time to visit the church at libis and you can experience the holy spirit is within. As he said ” he will not enter the door in heaven until all his spiritual children will arrive. May God bless Padre Pio!

Comment from Genelyn agojo
Time: September 18, 2013, 3:19 am

I cried from the testimonials I read about St.Pio. I think I also receive his intercession. The first time I visited this church out of curiosity and word of mouth. The moment I entered the chapel, I felt different, serene. And out of curiosity again I never expected I was in queue to held Padre Pio hands at the left side of the altar. I wrote a letter and placed it at the petition box. It’s my time to held Padre Pio hands when I start crying. I know from that time he is with me and listening to my petitions. I am so lucky because I was the last devotee to help his hands because the mass was about to start. I am praying for good health for my love ones specially my mom who was in pain walking, also for continuous blessings, guidance, career growth, a partner in life that will truly love and deserve me and also for financial assistance. I am also praying to be successful applicant for Qatar Airways. I always pray and hopefully by 2nd/3rd week of this September they will call those who succed. I am praying that I am one of them.

St.Padre Pio, allow me to get this career and work overseas. Amen.

Comment from Genelyn agojo
Time: September 18, 2013, 3:24 am

I am also attending novena masses in Celebration of Feast of Padre Pio at Greenbelt Chapel Makati.

Comment from Genelyn agojo
Time: September 19, 2013, 3:20 am

Hello again. I am so happy kasi dinulog ni Lord through the intercession of Padre Pio ang prayers ko. Nag message na ang recruitment agency and told me I am selected and need to provide passport copy for employment offer. 5th day palang po natupad na po yung petition ko. Waiting for offer medical na Lang po ako. And still praying for continuous success ng apply ko. Big break po tlga Ito for me. Pagbubutihin ko po sa lahat ng aspeto. And take care All His blessings. Walang imposible sa Panginoon.

God bless us all.

Comment from Alyssa
Time: September 23, 2013, 1:48 am

There is a Padre Pio Shrine at San Pedro Sto. Tomas Batangas. I am encouraging everyone to visit the place. There are a lot of devotees visiting the place esp. every 23rd of the Month at 9am and 6 pm mass.

Pray, Hope and Dont Worry.

Comment from ai
Time: December 21, 2013, 9:27 pm

hi, i think someone copied your post.

It’s the same post that you have here.

http://xxpetitefilleperdue.wordpress.com/2012/05/20/padre-pio-chapel-in-libis-quezon-city/

Comment from monette
Time: December 21, 2013, 10:07 pm

Hi Aileen,

Thank you for taking the time to alert me that someone has indeed copied my post verbatim. It’s so sad. I already put in a request for her to take down the copied post as a courtesy to a fellow blogger like me.

Happy holidays to you, Aileen!

Monette

Comment from Malene Torrijos Brina
Time: December 28, 2013, 2:51 am

I will meet my old friends tom Dec 29, 2013 at St. Pio Libis it came- out as we texted just to see each other and I suggested that it will be in a church where we haven’t been to. I heard about St Pio during my high school days, one of my classmates gave me a St Pio picture, and after 20 years, I watched on TV and read that some famous personalities went to St Pio and telling everyone that it’s a nice place. I was surprised to know that there’s St Pio Chapel located in Libis Quezon City (I was not able to watch the Rated K episode) because I heard before that it is in Batangas.. As I want to gather information, I googled about St Pio-Libis and I came across FB page of St. Pio I called their landline and asked for the church direction. . Then today I found this blog and I read some posts here on church directions. I’m teary-eyed reading testimonials here. My mom passed-away last August 2013 I wish I knew the place before then and was able to bring her there… Padre Pio, please be with my mom Tasing. I’m still in grief. Please pray for me. Please also pray for me to get a new job soon I’m on my late 30’s. Thank you so much. Pray..hope..Don’t worry..

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Comment from Maria Nesa Abria
Time: February 18, 2014, 4:31 am

pls email me the complete add. i want to visit . isa akong Bible apostolate noon, catholic fait depender, but in active na me. mulanamatay ang husband ko.. thank so much.GOD bless..

Comment from Megs Ramos
Time: March 4, 2014, 7:02 pm

@Jhoie
From Cubao po mgtake po kyo ng Jeep papuntang Pasig, beside lng po ng Eastwood City Libis ung St.Pio (Petron Gas Station)..

Comment from Maria Theresa Yanson
Time: April 28, 2014, 10:41 pm

Matagal ko nang gustong bumisita kay Padre Pio dahil alam kong nagmimilagro so I decided na isearch sa google and I am happy nakita blog mo mam and I am so blesses…Now we plan to this coming summer time…Thank po mam talaga…Na-inspire ako sa mga comments sa blog mo at dito pa lang mam naniniwala talaga ako…Again thank you and GOD Bless you po always. Pag nakapunta na ako dun, i-share ko rin dito sa blog mo ang experience ko sa pagbisista namin…

Comment from Alyssa Jeanne Latag
Time: May 25, 2014, 2:14 am

Hello Everyone! kakapunta ko lang po sa Padre pio Chapel sa Libis QC last may 17. iba po talaga pag enter mo plang may scent ka na maaamoy na never ko pa nasmell in my life. i love those hanging rosaries na naka sabit around the area by those whose wishes was granted by padre pio….punta din po kau,sinundan ko lang po ung instructions ng mga nagpost dito kung pano pumunta dun. God Bless us….

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