It is wonderful to be here with you today, to know that you have arrived safely from your travels, and to see in you the bright hope of anticipation that accompanies a new year and a new semester. Therefore, just as the Holy Spirit says, " Today if you hear his voice, 8 do not harden your hearts as when they provoked me, as in the day of trial in the wilderness, 9 where your fathers tried me by testing me, and saw my works for forty years. 10 Therefore I was angry with this generation, and said, ' they always go astray in their heart; and they did not know my ways' ; 11 as I swore in my. Padre Pio ( contains medal, Crucifix, and 3 sets of 3 brown beads) ] Oh Jesus, full of grace and charity, victim for sinners, so impelled by Thy love of us that Thou didst will to die on the Cross, I humbly entreat Thee to glorify in Heaven and on earth, the servant of God, Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, who generously participated in Thy sufferings, who loved Thee so much and laboured.
Word- for- Word, God gave the Bible to men which He made holy, and they penned the Scriptures.