A Time to Say Goodbye

Written by Allyson Escobar for her Lolo (Grandpa) Pete Lagrosa. Throughout his life, Pedro "Pete" Lagrosa, 81, has always cared for others. He admires the Italian saints Padre Pio, St. Peregrine, and St. Francis of Assisi for their qualities of courage, devotion, and sympathy for people everywhere. Wanting to pray and follow in their holy footsteps, …

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A Pilgrimage to St. Padre Pio

Fri, June 6 - Sat, June 7 | Days 3 & 4  "You ought to ask our Lord for just one thing, to love Him. All the rest should be thanksgiving." - Padre Pio We woke up early Friday morning to catch a ride to San Giovanni Rotondo, in the Foggia province in the region of Puglia, southern Italy. …