I have an affection for Padre Pio. My bishop, retired now, was the “ponente” of the cause of St. Pio when he was still a member of the Congregation for Causes of Saints. I got a good look at the many volumes of the positio for the cause and heard some great anecdotes.
Here is something that you may not be aware of.
I am sure you have heard of the great (living) composer of both secular and sacred music James MacMillan. Among the fine music has has written is, just as an example, the Tu Es Petrus we heard when Benedict XVI entered Westminster Cathedral during his state visit to England.
MacMillan wrote music in honor of St. “Padre” Pio! It is sung by no less than The Sixteen. Alas, it might be a little hard to get your hands on. I have it and I will listen to it today, as I have a bit of a drive.
It is a setting of his “Prayer” HERE.
HERE, however, is a choir singing the Prayer: