Morcone Monastery:
Home of St. Pio of Pietrelcina (St. Padre Pio) 1903-1904


St. Pio stayed in this monastery which was 38 Km from his home town of Pietrelcina, Italy between January, 1903 and January, 1904. When he entered under his original name, Francis Forgione, he was fifteen years old.



Morcone, Italy


Front of the Monastery


Entrance to the Monastery


Painting of Francis Forgione (St. Padre Pio) Entering the Monastery in 1903


Monastery Entry Doors in 2003


Portrait of a Young St. Padre Pio


Information on St. Padre Pio and Morcone


Church at Morcone Monastery


Church Altar


Church at Morcone Monastery, St. Pio Statue at Right


Crucifix at Morcone


Crucifix at Morcone


Organ in Choir


One of St. Padre Pio's Gloves


Hallway in the Morcone Monastery


St. Padre Pio's Cell at Morcone


Window in St. Padre Pio's Cell


View from St. Padre Pio's Cell Window


Print of St. Padre Pio at the Morcone Monastery


Friar's Dining Area


Friar's Fireplace and Tree Stump Stools


View from a Monastery Window


One of the Many Cats at the Monastery


Monastery Gardens


Monastery Gardens


Monastery Gardens


Monastery Gardens


St. Pio Painting in Monastery Gardens


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