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Damien, hero of Molokai

Omer Englebert

Damien, hero of Molokai

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Published by St. Paul Books & Media in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Belgium,
  • Hawaii,
  • Hawaii.
    • Subjects:
    • Damien, Father, 1840-1889,
    • Catholic Church -- Hawaii -- Clergy -- Biography,
    • Missionaries -- Belgium -- Biography,
    • Missionaries -- Hawaii -- Biography,
    • Missions to leprosy patients -- Hawaii

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Omer Englebert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX4705.D25 E5613 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination262 p. :
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1080894M
      ISBN 100819818704
      LC Control Number94004408
      OCLC/WorldCa29845246


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The man who would become St. Damien of Molokai, was born in rural Belgium, on January 3, His name was Jozef De Veuster, and he was the youngest of seven children. Growing up on the farm, Jozef was prepared to take over for his family, but he did not want the responsibility.

Instead, he wanted. THE HERO OF MOLOKAI, FATHER DAMIEN, APOSTLE OF THE LEPERS Unknown Binding – January 1, The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book.

hero of Molokai book Damien, known for his compassion, provided spiritual, physical, and emotional comfort to those suffering from the debilitating and incurable disease. He served as both pastor and physician to the colony and undertook many projects to better the conditions there.

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This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; imagesPages: Saint Damien de Veuster of Moloka’i’s Story When Joseph de Veuster was born in Tremelo, Belgium, infew people Damien Europe had any firsthand knowledge of leprosy, Hansen’s disease.

By the time he died at the age of 49, people Damien over the world knew about this disease because of : Franciscan Media. Fr Damien is a real hero and saint,he did so much and gave so much of himself (including his own life)to help the poor lepers in Molokai,Hawaii.

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"Robert Louis Stevenson's famous Letter about the catholic martyr Father Damien has attained the stature of a small classic. The Belgian priest's extraordinary devotion to the lepers of Molokai moved Stevenson to compose this impassioned answer to the despicable charges hurled against Damien/5.

Saint Damien of Molokai Hero of Hawaii Call us - Get Directions until he was called to a new vocation-the life of a priest. Joseph became Father Damien and was sent as a missionary to Hawaii and, eventually, to Molokai to become a priest for those suffering from leprosy.

Catholic Free Shipping @catholic_books. The Hero Of Molokai Father Damien, Apostle Of The Lepers by Englebert, Omer (Benjamin T. Crawford, Trans). Saint Damien of Molokai Hero of Hawaii Written by Virginia Helen Richards, FSP, and D. Thomas Halpin, FSP Illustrated by Anne Bergstrom BOOKS & MEDIA Boston interest in Damien, which has caused him to be so much talked about and made him at last the subject of your pen and mine, was that, in him, his bigotry, his intense and narrow faith, wrought potently for good, and strengthened him to be one of the world's heroes and exemplars.

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The political and journalist world can boast of very few heroes who compare with Father Damien of Molokai. It is worthwhile to look for the source of such heroism. – Mahatma Gandhi The Prophesy of Robert Louis Stevenson – Damien of Molokai – The Leper Saint (a little book company, Dublin, ).

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Select Format. Paperback. Summary on Father Damien of Molokai¡¦s Life Who was Father Damien. «Father Damien was formally known as Joseph de Veuster «He was born on January 3rd «Damien was born to a farming couple on Tremeloo Belgium. «He attended college at Brine-le-Comte.

«He entered the congregation of the sacred Hearts of Jesus. «He Became a Picpus. I have always considered Father Damien one of my heroes.

This book details him as a flawed human being but a crusader for his fellow lepers. The Holy Father has bestowed on Father Damien the title of Blessed and will be made a Saint when miracles occur in his name. He was the miracle for his people and for us all. Candace Serviss5/5(5). - Explore saintnook's board "Damien of Molokai", followed by people on Pinterest.

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