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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

Cardinal Burke: Trump’s Victory a Wake-Up Call to US Political Leaders

NATION  |  NOV. 9, 2016 Cardinal Burke: Trump’s Victory a Wake-Up Call to US Political Leaders The patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta said Catholics need to continue to make their presence felt in the election process. Edward Pentin VATICAN CITY — Cardinal Raymond Burke has said Donald Trump’s election Tuesday is a sign

Election Day: A Miracle of Mercy in the USA

  Dear Friends, It certainly has been a very heated and passionate election campaign, and the outcome is extremely critical to the future of the United States of America and our impact on the world. As you know, many Catholics across our beautiful nation undertook novenas prior to our national election, putting the future of our country in the

Monastery & Basilica of St. Benedict in Norcia Suffer Devastation

  On Sunday, and for the third time this year, the facilities of the Benedictine Monastery on the actual site of the birthplace of their patron, St. Benedict, has undergone significant damage…this time devastating.  Several of us at CHI, including Cardinal Burke, are friends of the Monks, and we would encourage your prayers and financial

Novena For November 2016 Elections (Click here)

View prayer AS THE ELECTION NEARS, THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS IS URGING ITS MEMBERS AND OTHER CATHOLIC AMERICANS TO PRAY The prayer will be in the form of a novena — nine consecutive days of prayer — and will run from Oct. 30 to the eve of the election on Nov. 7. The prayer is addressed to the Holy Trinity through the intercession of Mary, the

Catholic Healthcare International Donates Replica Of Mosaic To Casa San Pio Medical Clinic Chapel

Made possible by a gift from Marian Medical Services, Catholic Healthcare International has donated a large framed replica of the beautiful mosaic which adorns the altar of the Santa Maria delle Grazie Church in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy. This is the Church at the friary where Padre Pio said daily Mass during his lifetime.  [Read more of this review]

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Padre Pio's Hospital

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