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
- 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.