Father Damien: Hawaii’s Saint

$14.95

Bess Press

Original Text by Rene Berthier and Marie-Helene Sigaut in collaboration with The Fathers of the Sacred Hearts French and Belgian provinces

Illustration by Cecile Schmitz and Klutt Mouchet

Softcover

 

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Description

This full color world manga style book illustrates Father Damien’s life, beginning in Belgium and ending in Moloka’i, Hawai’i. This story vividly unfolds as it depicts the challenges and hardships he encountered leading up to and during his selfless dedication to the victims of Hansen’s Disease. This miracle worker’s story is known around the world, and continues with his canonization into sainthood in October ’09. Enhancing this already colorful book, is the cover painting of Damien created by the late renown artist Peggy Chun.