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Floral Park in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Padre Pio

Pray for Us...

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 19, 2018
1. Padre Pio Marker
Inscription.  Born Francesco Forgione on May 25, 1887 in Pietrelcina, Italy. At the age of fifteen he became a Capuchin Monk and took the name of Pio. On August 10, 1910 he was ordained a Priest. On September 7, 1910 as he was praying, Padre Pio was visited by Jesus and Saint Mary and was given the wounds of Christ, the Stigmata. Padre Pio imitated Jesus with his suffering, especially serving people through confession and other sacraments. On June 16 2002, Pope John Paul II declared Padre Pio a Saint.

Statue donated by:

Connie Cardone & The Padre Pio Prayer Group of Pietrelcina

In memory of Alberto Cardone & John Forte
 
Erected by Connie Cardone & The Padre Pio Prayer Group of Pietrelcina.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is May 25, 1887.
 
Location. 40° 43.784′ N, 73° 41.843′ W. Marker is in Floral Park, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Jericho Turnpike and Depan Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Jericho Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker

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By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 19, 2018
2. Padre Pio and Marker
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is at or near this postal address: 1 Depan Avenue, Floral Park NY 11001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brigadier General Count Casimir Pulaski (within shouting distance of this marker); Vanderbilt Cup Race (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Floral Theatre (approx. ¼ mile away); American Legion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Floral Park School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tyson Building (approx. half a mile away); Floral Park World War II Memorial (approx. half a mile away); The First Church of Floral Park (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floral Park.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located by the northwestern corner of St. Hedwig's Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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