Diane Allen has been writing the quarterly Padre Pio publication, Pray, Hope, and Don't Worry since 1999. Her writings on Padre Pio have appeared in the North American Voice of Fatima magazine, the Voice of Padre Pio magazine and Canticle magazine. She has been a guest on EWTN Global Catholic Radio and a popular speaker on Padre Pio. Her Padre Pio Devotions website at saintpio.org has had well over one million visitors since its beginning in 2004.
Pray, Hope, and Don't Worry: True Stories of Padre Pio, Book 1by Diane Allen
Thirty-nine individuals, all who met Padre Pio, were interviewed for this book. The author and her husband, Deacon Ron Allen, have
Pray, Hope, and Don't Worry: True Stories of Padre Pio, is written by Diane Allen. The book is a glimpse into the life and spirituality of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, who has often been called "The greatest mystic of the 20th Century."
Thirty-nine individuals, all who met Padre Pio, were interviewed for this book. The author and her husband, Deacon Ron Allen, have traveled to many parts of the United States in order to record the personal testimonies of Padre Pio's friends from near and far.
Other chapters in the book which examine Padre Pio's unique spirituality are titled, The Transverberation, The Extraordinary Perfume of Padre Pio, Padre Pio's Way of the Cross, Padre Pio's Love for the Virgin Mary, Padre Pio's Holy Death, and more.
This second edition of Pray, Hope, and Don't Worry: True Stories of Padre Pio is published by Padre Pio Press.
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The Title says it all. Will make you feel better no matter what you are dealing with, easy reading, you will not want to put it down. Is one of my all time favorites. Truly helps you pray, hope, and not worry!
Padre Pio has changed my perspective on everything. After giving this a read, my faith has become stronger. I've realized my devotion to St. Pio has developed through Diane's words. Planning my trip to San Giovanni Rotondo soon! Viva Padre Pio!!
Can't say enough about this incredible Saint. This book will give you a feeling like you know St Padre Pio personally and you'll miss him when you finish reading it.
For anyone who loves Padre Pio - I bought this book and the second one to give as a gift to my mom who prays to Padre Pio - I did read through a couple chapters of this book and it's so good - really inspiring for those that believe in him.