Thursday, June 21, 2018

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EWTN Highlights Our Casa USA Vision In Its “Vaticano” Global Weekly Television Program

On June 3rd, 2018 EWTN ran a feature segment highlighting our Casa USA vision on its weekly television program “Vaticano”.  This segment tells the story of the establishment of the “Home for the Relief of Suffering” by St. (Padre) Pio, and the vision to extend his model and charism to the United States through our Casa USA initiatives. 


Archbishop Michele Castoro – January 14, 1952 – May 5, 2018

On May 5th, 2018 Mons. Michele Castoro, Archbishop of San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy and President of St. (Padre) Pio’s Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, passed away in St. Pio’s hospital after a battle with cancer.  Mons. Castoro was named Archbishop and President of the Casa Hospital Foundation in 2009, the same year that we formalized our


Happy Easter & Casa USA Update

EASTER GREETINGS TO OUR CHI FRIENDS & FAMILY! On this most holy of Holy Days, may you and your family enjoy the blessings of the the Risen Christ today and always! This is indeed a blessed time for us at Catholic Healthcare International and our Casa USA vision.  Bishop Earl Boyea of the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan has joined our team and welcomed


St. Joseph is the CFO of CHI & the Casa USA – Pray with us on his Feast Day!

  Greetings to Our Close Friends of CHI & the Casa USA, & Happy Feast of St. Joseph…March 19th!!! I have a request for you all to join us in prayer these next two weeks. Some of you may know this important story as a part of our apostolate. The Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration, & the Chairperson of their health system


Pope Francis to visit St. (Padre) Pio’s Casa Hospital on Saturday, March 17th

https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-francis-to-visit-towns-where-padre-pio-lived-and-died-96966 Pope Francis to visit towns where Padre Pio lived and died Vatican City, Mar 14, 2018 / 07:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Saturday, Pope Francis will make a short trip to the Italian towns of Pietrelcina and San Giovanni Rotondo, the places where


CHRISTMAS BLESSINGS!

Best wishes for a Blessed and Joyous Christmas to you and your family from us and our family at Catholic Healthcare International! Many thanks for your prayers and support. God bless! Jere Palazzolo President


Casa USA Leadership Meet With Cardinal Raymond Burke At The Shrine Of Our Lady Of Guadalupe

Our Casa USA leadership team met on December 11th with Cardinal Raymond Burke (CHI’s Episcopal Advisor) at the Shrine he built in the honor or Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wisconsin.  The team updated His Eminence, and elicited his counsel, regarding the exciting progress on plans to implement the inspired Casa USA campus in the Diocese


CHI Announces Plans for Casa USA in Diocese of Lansing, Michigan

Most Reverend Earl Boyea, Bishop of Lansing, Michigan, has provided his full support for the development of Catholic Healthcare International’s Casa USA vision (A St. Pio Casa hospital, a faithful Catholic medical school, faithful Catholic medical clinics and a replica of St. Pio’s Santa Maria delle Grazie pilgrim shrine) in his diocese


CHI Leadership Participates in USCCB Convocation of Catholic Leaders in Orlando

Jere Palazzolo, President of Catholic Healthcare International, was invited to participate in the Convocation of Catholic Leaders organized by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), held in Orlando June 30th through July 4th.  It was the first event of its kind in the United States, with over 3,500 religious leaders participating, including


Quote & Picture Of The Day

Visit us each day as we post new quotes and related pictures about Padre Pio, his inspired hospital in Italy, and our collaboration to replicate it in the USA.  Quote of the Day (Click here)


Article About CHI Vision Published In CMA National Journal

An article authored by CHI President Jere Palazzolo was published on December 23, 2016 in The Linacre Quarterly, the professional journal of the Catholic Medical Association.  The manuscript, entitled “St. (Padre) Pio Home for the Relief of Suffering in the USA: Responding to the call”, provides an overview of the CHI Casa USA vision


December 2016 Daily Prayer Calendar: Padre Pio Prayer Groups

Join Fr. Francis Sariego, OFM Cap. & over 300 Padre Pio Prayer Groups across the USA a brief daily prayerful inspiration and other suggested seasonal prayers. Daily Prayer Group Calendar    (Click here)    


Jere Palazzolo Named to CMA Steering Committee on National Healthcare Reform

On October 11th, prior to its 85th Annual Conference in Washington, DC, the Catholic Medical Association (CMA) conducted a Forum on Healthcare Reform.  Mr. Palazzolo joined approximately forty leaders from across the country, including Bishops & religious, USCCB executive leadership, national public policy leaders, physicians and hospital/healthcare


Catholic Healthcare International Goes “Live” With Facebook Page

On Friday, December 9th, the Feast of St. Juan Diego, CHI was happy to announce that it has activated a Facebook page to keep regularly connected with its faithful supporters.  Please click on the title line above, or the Facebook icon at the top of the right sidebar on our homepage, to visit and “Like” and “Follow” us.  CHI


CHI’s Episcopal Advisor Cardinal Burke Publishes Formal “Dubia” Addressed To Pope Francis

  Dear Friends, Cardinal Raymond Burke, our Episcopal Advisor and courageous Prince of our blessed Catholic Church, has once again taken a leadership role in calling on Pope Francis to clarify the Truth for the Catholic faithful regarding some very key issues around which great confusion currently abounds.  I have reprinted below the excellent


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On January 9, 1940, Padre Pio announced his grandiose plans to develop a Home for the Relief of Suffering


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