Warm Southern Breeze

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Helping Comes First

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, September 23, 2017

 When Saint Pius of Pietrelcina (1887-1968) — Padre Pio as he’s widely known — decided he wanted to build a free hospital for the poor up the road from his friary, he started with a piece of land and a few friends and supporters. Four years later, in 1956, he had one of the most modern hospitals in Europe. Since the padre’s death in 1968, the facility, which he wanted to be a “place of prayer and science,” has quadrupled in size and stands as a dramatic tribute to the desire to help others and the determination to follow through. What seeds of service can you plant and cultivate?

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