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Padre Pio Canonized – June 16, 2002
Parish Established – June 16, 2002
Church model presented – January 16, 2005
Church dedicated– September 23, 2010
Size of church site – 6.4 acres
Entrances to site – 3
Parking Spots – 400
Size of church – 21,260 square feet
Size of basement – 19,300 square feet
Capacity of church – 1,000 seats
Form of church – Basilica style

Features of the outside of the Church: (to be completed)
  • Extensive landscaping
  • Garden areas around the church
  • Large outdoor atrium in the front with:
    • Garden complex
    • Seating
    • Rosary Walk
    • Statue of St. Padre Pio (sitting, meditating on the Crucifix)
  • Processional Walkway around the church with:
    • Garden areas
    • Seating
    • Small set of the Stations of the Cross
    • Rocks containing speakers
    • Well lit at night
  • Back of the church with:
    • 200 seat outdoor amphitheater
  • Entrances:
    • At the front with a few steps (“Going up to the House of the Lord”)
    • Side entrance on ground level

Features of inside of the Church:
  • Front entrance faces the east (reminder of the special ‘East Gate’ of the Temple of Jerusalem)
  • The Narthex (or Vestibule)
    • Large gathering space
    • Use for overflow crowd
    • Image of the Trinity
    • Bust of St. Padre Pio
    • Store for religious articles
    • Parish Offices:
      • Waiting room
      • General office
      • Two smaller offices
      • Servery
      • Storage
      • Washrooms
    • Sacristy
    • Ushers Room
    • Washrooms (including wheelchair accessible)
  • North Entrance with:
    • Reception Hall for small gatherings
    • Gallery for Religious Art
    • Stairs to the basement
    • Elevator
  • Church Proper:
    • Octagon Baptismal Font
    • Two Niches
      • For the three Sacred Oils
      • Shrine of Divine Mercy
    • Two Reconciliation Rooms for Confession
    • Fan-shaped seating
    • Designated areas for wheelchairs
    • Choir area with:
      • Practice room
      • Storage area
  • Shrine for Our Lady with:
    • Life size statue
    • Votive candles
  • Shrine for St. Padre Pio with:
    • Life size statue
    • Votive candles
    • Relics
  • Blessed Sacrament Chapel with:
    • Seating for eighty people
    • Tabernacle
    • Cross  
  • Walls of church with:
    • 15 Stations of the Cross
  • Sanctuary with:
    • Large Ambo (Pulpit)
    • Large stone Altar (made of Jerusalem limestone)
    • Candles
    • Processional Cross with Image of Crucified Christ
    • Image of Risen Christ
  • Behind the Sanctuary:
    • Sacristy for daily Masses
    • Storage

Features of Basement: (to be completed)
  • Two large meeting rooms
  • Board Room
  • Servery
  • Staircase to lower level
  • Main hall is 20 feet high
  • Capacity for 500 people
  • Stage
  • Kitchen
  • Storage Areas
  • Large Windows
  • Coatroom
  • Bar
  • Sliding walls to separate the hall into three rooms
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