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St. Marianne Cope, Saint of the Day, January 23

Saint of the Day

St. Marianne Cope Marianne of Molokai

 After opening two hospitals in New York, Mother Marianne was asked if she would serve lepers in Molokai, Hawaii. Fifty others had declined the invitation, but Mother Marianne accepted, and brought six sisters with her. She spent years serving those who had contracted leprosy, and children who had been orphaned by parents who had had leprosy.

Since her death August 9, 1918, many miracles have been attributed her intercession.

Learn more about St. Marianne Cope in this video by DivineMercy.

 



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