CHURCH SOCIAL TIPS Although I was educated on the Mainland, the Sacred Hearts Sisters put the imprint of the Hawaiian spirit on all the students they served at Maria Regina School in Gardena, California. I remember during my first trip to Hawaii in 1984 that there was a mention of Father Damien during a tour
The Catholic Exchange shares the powerful story of St. Marianne Cope who is the patron saint of Hansen's Disease, once referred to as leprosy. "She is the patron saint of outcasts whose lifetime of love and work provided a mother to the motherless." Read more
The new relic displays were first shown and blessed at St. Marianne’s 180th birthday Mass Jan. 23 at St. Francis School in Manoa. Learn More >
by Sister Anne Marie Saphara Sister Anne Marie Saphara recently began a three-month stint in Kalaupapa, Molokai, Hawaii, where she will be assisting Sister Barbara Jean Wajda with patients and visitors and also providing graphic art support to the National Park Service. This year in Kalaupapa, where our own St. Marianne Cope spend 35 years
Today we joyfully celebrate St. Marianne Cope on her feast day. In Hawaii, where Mother Marianne served for 35 years, several celebrations are planned. Read about them at hawaiicatholicherald.com. More stories about our St. Marianne Cope on her feast day: kathyjcoffey.com ncregister.com aleteia.org
The Saint Marianne Cope Shrine & Museum is featured in a recent Upstate New York blog post.
In celebration of the anniversary of St. Marianne's death (Aug. 9, 1918), the Saint Marianne Cope Shrine & Museum invites you to pray her novena. A novena is made up of nine days of prayer and meditation and can be used to ask saints to pray for us. Each day’s prayer is spoken with an
Sunday, April 9 at 2 p.m. Share in conversation with Kate Mahoney at the Saint Marianne Cope Shrine & Museum in Syracuse, New York. Learn more about her newly released book “The Misfit Miracle Girl; Candid Reflections” which tells her story of being the first documented miracle that led to the canonization of St. Marianne.
The primary role of an archivist is to review documents past and present and determine which need preserving so that the story of a person, organization or religious order can be accurately told. Occasionally, that means the archivist has to play detective and track down the origin of a record or photo. Such was the
A woman of great valor, our "beloved mother of outcasts," spent her early years in central New York where she served as a leader in the field of health care, education and of her own congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis. Responding to a call to care for the poor sick on the then Sandwich