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Pilgrimage and Exile: Mother Marianne of Molokai

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This is a biography of Mother Marianne of Molokai and the foundation and growth of the Franciscan mission in the Hawaiian islands, especially Molokai, it is also the narration of Hawaii's attempt to stop the spread of leprosy and a description of the inadequate medical treatment then available.
Paperback, 427 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by University of Hawaii Press (first published December 31st 1980)
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Wanda
Feb 29, 2016 Wanda rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I really enjoyed this biography of St. Marianne Cope. It was the story of her dedication to the lepers in Molokai. I was interested in her because she was recently canonized and was in the order of nuns I had as teachers when I was in elementary school. These nuns were the most wonderful women I have ever known. St. Marianne truly lived the philosophy of St. Francis.
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Aug 05, 2014 Mona Bomgaars rated it liked it
Saint Marianne Cope's body was returned to the Cathedral in Honolulu this week; therefore, I completed reading this book which I had started years ago. The primary author was a committed admirer of Marianne and am certain this book was written partially to do the necessary documentation that would eventually lead to her becoming a Saint.
I did my best to overlook the unfortunate use of the L word to refer to the patients, knowing that Sr Hanley would have eliminated them from all but direct histo
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Bev
May 02, 2011 Bev rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A lot of detailed research leading to the beatification of Mother Marianne Cope. Worth the read!
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Sister Mary Laurence Hanley, OSF.

A sister of the Order of Saint Francis, she was an authority on the life of Saint Marianne Cope (1838-1918) and wrote the most detailed biography of her fellow Franciscan sister from Central New York.
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