1st Peter 4:18 “And if the just man shall scarcely be saved, where shall the wicked and the sinner appear?”
Matthew 7:13 “Enter ye in at the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction, and many there are who enter by it.”
Padre Pio, Letter to a priest, February 23, 1915: “May Jesus and Mary assist you always and may they give your words the power to convert and to stem the headlong rush of many souls towards the precipice.”
Padre Pio said: “Don’t you know that we must be alert on the road to salvation? Only the fervent succeed in reaching it, never the tepid or those who sleep!”
In a letter on May 27, 1914, Padre Pio said: “Dear God! If all were aware of your severity as well as of your tenderness, what creature would be so foolish as to dare to offend you?”
One of the brothers asked Padre Pio, “Why do you cry?” Padre Pio responded: “Why should I not cry seeing humanity damning itself at all cost.”
Speaking of the Divine Blood of Jesus: “Only a few will profit by It, the greater number run the way of perdition.”
 Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, Letters Vol. I, Our Lady of Grace Friary, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, p. 600.
 Madame Katharina Tangari, Stories of Padre Pio, TAN Books, Rockford, IL. p. 53.
 Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, Letters Vol. I, Our Lady of Grace Friary, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, p. 534.
 Dorothy Gaudiose, Prophet of the People, Alba House, NY, NY. p. 121.
 Radio Replies Press, Inc., The Agony of Jesus, TAN Books, Rockford, IL. p. 30.
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