Excerpts from Father Damien’s Letters”, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts, SS.CC., Rome, 2017

Molokai History: [From "Father Damien's Letters", Congregation of the Sacred Hearts, SS.CC., Rome, 2017] From a letter from Fr. Damien to Father Modeste Favens, SS.CC., Kalawao, April 3, 1879: My Reverend Father, Not having a penny of revenue and having paid what was due for the "kuleana" of Halawa [land purchased for St. Ann's chapel [...]

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Excerpt from the “Father Damien’s Letters”, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017

Molokai History: (From "Father Damien's Letters", Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017) From a letter from Father Damien to Mr. Rudolph W. Meyer from Kalawao, March 20, 1877: Dear Sir, Father Andre wishes me to go up today to your place and help you survey the Kaunakakai and Halava church lots. Trusting to [...]

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Excerpts from the “Father Damien’s Letters”, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017

Molokai History: (From "Father Damien's Letters", Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017) From a letter from Father Damien to Father Gabriel Germain ss.cc., procurator of the Congregation, from Kalawao, March 1876: The gifts received last year for the leprosarium have been used in great part to cover the costs of a beautiful chapel, [...]

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Excerpts from the “Father Damien’s Letters”, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017

Molokai History: (taken from "Father Damien's Letters", Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017) From a letter from Father Damien to his superior, Father Modeste Favens ss.cc., from Kalawao, December 28, 1874: Dear Reverend Father, I spent $8.25 for a trip and a small room at Kaluaaha. In Kaluaaha I spent $100 for the [...]

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Excerpts from “Father Damien’s Letters”, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017

Molokai History: (taken from "Father Damien's Letters", Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017) From a letter from Father Damien to Father Marcellin Bousquet, ss.cc., Superior General of the Sacred Hearts, from Molokai Hospital, December 17, 1874: Father Andre has spent 4 months in the leper colony while I was building him a chapel [...]

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Excerpts from the, “Father Damien’s Letters”, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017

Molokai History: (taken from :Father Damien's Letters", Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017) A Letter from Father Damien to his mother, brothers and relatives, sent from the Leprosy Hospital on Molokai, December 8, 1874 Beloved mother, brothers and relatives, During last summer, I worked four months outside the hospital, as a joint-carpenter. It [...]

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Excerpts from the “Father Damien’s Letters”, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017)

Molokai History   (taken from: "Father Damien's Letters", Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017) from a letter from Father Damien to his superior, Father Modeste Favens, ss.cc., from Kalawao, September 1, 1874: Dear Reverend Father Will you be so kind as to send each article necessary to celebrate the Holy Mass -- enclosed [...]

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Excerpts from the “Father Damien’s Letters”, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017

Molokai History: (from "Father Damien's Letters", Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017) From a letter from Father Damien to his superior, Father Modeste Favens, SS.CC. from Kaunakakai, August 17, 1874. I am going back to Kalawao together with Father Leonor. Grand solemnity Saturday and Sunday at Kaluaaha - 38 baptisms, etc. The band [...]

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Excerpts from the “Father Damien’s Letters”, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017)

Molokai History: (From "Father Damien's Letters", Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017) From a letter from Father Damien to his superior, Father Modeste Favens, ss.cc., from Kaluaaha, July 24, 1874: Dear Reverend Father, I am sorry to report that the bell I just received is not worth being installed in the nice tower; [...]

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Excerpts from the “Father Damien’ Letters”, Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017

Molokai History: (from "Father Damien' Letters", Congregation of the Sacred Hearts SS.CC., Rome, 2017) From a Letter from Father Damien to his Superior, Father Modeste Favens, SS.CC., from Kaluaaha, July 16 1874. Dear Reverend Father, Thank you very much for the beautiful ornament etc., which I received today, I have been painting since Monday. Since [...]

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