Padre Pio: The True Story - Study Guide Chapter 21, 'My Earthly Work Has Now Begun', Chapter 22, 'The Lord Is Not Moved to Pity', Chapter 23, Padre Pio and the GIs, Chapter 24, The World for a Parish Summary & Analysis

C. Bernard Ruffin
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As Pio ages, he grows stouter despite eating less. He also sleeps less and less, taking a two hour nap in the afternoon and two hours sleep at night. Yet Pio always worries about pleasing God. In 1937 Pio is again in spiritual darkness. In this time he writes his meditation on The Agony of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane. It expounds on his view of co-redemption, arguing that salvation requires sharing Christ's grief and pain. Christ himself needs comforting. During this time, the Capuchin minister general gives Pio his preaching license, though...

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