Saint Damien of Molokai

Saint Damien of Molokai

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Joseph De Veuster was an ordinary boy growing up in Belgium, planning to take over the family farm as he grew older, 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. SERIES: The Encounter the Saints series offers intermediate readers down-to-earth portrayals of the saints. Each story vividly recreates for the reader the saint's place of origin, family life, and corresponding historical events. Published by Pauline Books & Media.

Book Title Saint Damien of Molokai
Author Written by Virginia Helen Richards, FSP and D. Thomas Halpin, FSP; illustrated by Anne Bergstrom
Type Book

Joseph De Veuster was an ordinary boy growing up in Belgium, planning to take over the family farm as he grew older, 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. SERIES: The Encounter the Saints series offers intermediate readers down-to-earth portrayals of the saints. Each story vividly recreates for the reader the saint's place of origin, family life, and corresponding historical events. Published by Pauline Books & Media.

  • Paperback: 102 pages
  • Publisher: Pauline Books & Media (2009)
  • Language: English