(SOLD) St. Padre Pio

The greatest miracle worker of the past century. Read all about his life and the painting itself below!


Original oil painting on unstretched canvas. Comes ready to hang with a walnut wood frame. Ships free in the US.


On the painting:
Painted with oil paint on a primed, heavyweight canvas, the painted part measures roughly 8×10, and the canvas overall at roughly 10×12. Comes with the simple wood frame shown in the photos which hangs on your wall with string threaded through the top bar. Frame is attached with magnets and provides that finishing touch besides making it possible to hang.

Can you get this painting stretched on canvas bars and traditionally framed? Probably – let me know if you do, I would love to see pictures! I do not finish them this way because the rough edge is by design and provides its own charm and character.

On the reference: Painted from a public domain photo of the saint, copyright for this particular rendition remains with me, Monica Skrzypczak. Do not copy without permission, post as you would desire on social media, but be sure to tag @outpouringoftrust.

No prints will be made of any Saint paintings.


On the Saint:

St. Padre Pio: stigmatist, levitator, soul reader, bilocator, miracle worker and incorruptible. What does that all mean?

A stigmatist is someone who has the Stigmata: the five wounds of Christ that He kept even after the Resurrection. Padre Pio received it in 1918, and for the next 50 years of his life, they bled constantly (never totally coagulating) and never got infected.

Numerous scientists tried to debunk it, but all failed because you can’t argue with a wound that doesn’t go away for 50 years and is literally a hole punched through someone’s hand – you could see through to the other side.

Padre Pio was known to levitate – literally fly.

He could read your soul – so if you missed a sin in Confession he would remind you or he would know things about you that he couldn’t possibly know. These miracles are really well documented – @stpadrepio is a great Instagram account to learn more of the stories.

He could bilocate – meaning be in two places at once. Usually it was while he was hearing Confessions, but at any time. Most famously he bilocated into WWII pilot’s planes and told them not to drop bombs.

Most of he miracles he worked were healings and there are 1000 well miracle that happened because of his intercession while still on earth – the number is much higher since his death. Well documented means that doctors have confirmed that there is no scientific explanation for the cures.

And lastly, when they exhumed his body, they found him to be perfectly preserved and the smell of roses and violets emanated from his body without a whiff of formaldehyde or decomposition.


But most importantly St. Padre Pio’s heart shines through his Prayer After Communion. His monumental humility is completely inspiring.

This prayer was composed by one of the greatest saints of our modern times (he died in 1968). If you haven’t read the miracles he did on my other post with the timelapse of this painting, go do that first.

The prayer is as follows:
Stay with me, Lord, for it is necessary to have You present so that I do not forget You.
You know how easily I abandon You.
Stay with me Lord, because I am weak, and I need Your strength, so that I may not fall so often.
Stay with me Lord, for You are my life, and without You, I am without fervor.
Stay with me Lord, for you are my light, and without You, I am in darkness.
Stay with me Lord, to show me Your will.
Stay with me Lord, so that I hear Your voice and follow You.
Stay with me Lord, for I desire to love You very much, and always be in Your company.
Stay with me Lord, if you wish me to be faithful to You.
Stay with me Lord, for as poor as my soul is, I want it to be a place of consolation for You, a nest of Love. Amen.

The greatest miracle worker of our times wrote that.

God does not call the equipped, He equips the called.

Additional information

Weight 6 oz
Dimensions 12 × 6 × 6 in
Frame Color

Walnut, Ebony, Oak


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While many items are made to order, I always strive to get your order out by the next shipping day – Tuesday and Thursday. I ship First Class USPS which generally takes 2-4 days after that to arrive at your house.

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Your Impact

For every order, 10% of all proceeds will go to organizations who provide resources to at risk women before and after birth.

The first is The Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford. They area a local organization to me,  providing resources and care for free to women in crisis pregnancies, from ultrasounds to parenting classes to post abortion healing.

The second is the Sisters of Life, a newer religious community founded in 1991 in New York to promote the dignity of every human life. They have houses for women to come live with them during and after their pregnancy as they get back on their feet, as well as counseling for post abortion healing, and other missions.

About the artist

Hi! I’m Monica Skrzypczak; an oil painter and rosary maker with a passion for creating beauty and bringing faith into every home. Feel free to contact me to commission a painting or a custom rosary!

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