"Pray, Hope, and Don't Worry: True Stories of Padre Pio Book One" is a glimpse into the life and spirituality of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, who has often been called "The greatest mystic of the 20th Century." Forty individuals, all who either met Padre Pio personally or attended his Mass, were interviewed for this book. The author and her husband, Deacon Ron Allen, have traveled to many parts of the United States in order to record the personal testimonies of Padre Pio's friends from near and far.
Chapters in the book which examine Padre Pio's unique spirituality include: The Transverberation, The Extraordinary Perfume of Padre Pio, Padre Pio's Way of the Cross, Padre Pio's Love for the Virgin Mary, Answered Prayers, Showers of Blessings, Testimonies of Grace Part One, Part Two, and Part Three, Padre Pio's Holy Death, and more. "Pray, Hope, and Don't Worry: True Stories of Padre Pio Book One" was revised and expanded in 2013 and now features an additional eight chapters and a total of 468 pages.