Monthly Archives: December 2017

A Short Biographyof St. Pio

Padre Pio (Francesco Forgione) was born to Giuseppa and Grazio Forgione, in the small farming town of Pietrelcina, Italy on May 25, 1887. Although the Forgiones were poor in material goods, they were certainly rich in their faith life and in the love of God. Even as a young boy, Francesco had already shown signs of extraordinary gifts of grace. At the age of five, he dedicated his life to God. From his early childhood, he showed a remarkable recollection of spirit and a love Continue reading →

Preaching Methods

Capuchin Popular Mission I Corinthians 9:16. It says, “For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!” Sharing On Capuchin Popular Mission History of Popular Sermon:The popular sermon was a type of sermon in vernacular, the language of common people that was commonly delivered by Catholic friars of the Franciscan and Dominican orders in the Middle Ages, on Sundays, Feast Days, and other special dates. Characteristics:A Continue reading →