St. Damien of Molokai

About St. DAmien

  • St. Damien was born in 1840
  • Died in 1889
  • Focused on people with Leprosy
  • Got assigned to Hawaii as a priest


  • Declared "Venerable" by Pope Paul VI (6th) -July 7, 1897
  • Declared "Blessed" by Pope John Paul II (2nd) - May 15, 1995
  • Declared a "Saint" by Pope Benedictus XVI (16th) - October 11, 2009
"Turn all your thoughts and aspirations to heaven. Work hard to secure for yourself a place there for ever."

During his life

  • Statue of Liberty was built
  • Florida becomes the 27th state in the US
  • The rubber band was made

His miracles

  • Sacred Hearts Sister Cimplicia Hue, near death after suffering seven months from a debilitating intestinal disease, recovers overnight.
  • The healing of Audrey Toguchi from cancer is a miracle.

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