September 23, 2014 – Hundreds of devotees of St. Pio of Pietrelcina gathered in the Multi-purpose gym of the Capuchins in Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines for the Eucharistic celebrations in honor of his feast. There were three masses celebrated on that day. The first mass, scheduled at six in the morning was presided by his excellency cardinal Gaudencio Rosales, DD. The second mass was at ten in the morning and was celebrated by the Capuchin Provincial Minister of the Philippines, Fr Eugenio Juanilo Lopez, OFMCap. The third mass was at six in the afternoon. It was preceded by a procession and was presided by his excellency Archbishop Ramon Arguelles, DD.