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Father Damiaan is declared a saint on October 11, 2009.
The second miracle of healing on his influence
has been recognized as truth after 10 years of research.
We knew Father Damian was a saint for a long time.
So knew the people of the USA since many years,
by placing his statue in the National Statuary Hall
in Washington DC long ago.
In thankful remembrance
Father Damiaan followed his people into the same death.
Praying to Father Damiaan is bringing miracles.
Blessed (and soon Holy) Damien of Moloka'i
was ordained priest in May 1864
in the church at Fort Mall, Honolulu.
Picture made by Robert in Honolulu
In 1873 he went out of free choice
to the leper settlement of Moloka'i.
He arrived on May 10 at Kalaupapa.
May 10 is Father Damien day on Hawaii.
He died April 15, 1889, himself sharing the fate of the others.
He is one of the heroes of the USA
with his statue in the National Statuary Hall
of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
The great Mahatma Ghandi wrote:
The political and journalistic world can boast
of very few heroes who compare with Father Damien of Moloka'i.
In Honolulu (Waikiki) is a modest museum
of his personal belongings.
On December 1, 2005 the Belgium people voted
to be the greatest of all.
Father Damiaan was declared beatified
after Sister Simplicie Hue (37) was miraculously healed of
her deadly intestine disease overnight.
The miracle happened in 1987 and the miracle dossier was
recognized as true in 1992.
The second miracle has been decrlared true!
Pope Benedict has recognized the truth of the miracle dossier
on July 3, 2008 after the dossier was completed as true on April 30, 2008.
The miracle happened in 1998.
Mrs. Audrey Toguchi (79) was healed of fatal lung cancer, spread all over.
It took her four months to heal after she went praying to Father Damian
in his place at Kalaupapa, Moloka'i.
Mrs Toguchi has been for 44 years High School Teacher of Social Studies.
Mrs. Toguchi was very happy to hear that her miracle has been recognized.
His birthday was January 3, 1840
Father Damien with the Kawalao girls choir 1875.
This picture is out of copyright.
This open letter (epub format) was sent by Robert Louis Stevenson
because the church was spitting on Father Damien.
Right-click to download and read.
(also out of copyright)
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Updated August 28, 2015
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belongs to the Father Damien museum in Honolulu (Waikiki).
We thank the museum for the permission to use this picture.
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