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The spirit of Father Damien

Jan de Volder

The spirit of Father Damien

the leper priest, a saint for our times

by Jan de Volder

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Published by Ignatius Press in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missionaries,
  • Church work with leprosy patients,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJan de Volder ; translated by John Steffen ; with a foreword by John L. Allen Jr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4705.D25 V613 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25003975M
    ISBN 101586174878
    ISBN 109781586174873
    LC Control Number2010922914
    OCLC/WorldCa630499735

    Father Damien, famous for his missionary work with exiled lepers on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, is finally Saint Damien. His sanctity took years to become officially recognized, but between his death in and his canonization in amid creeping secularization and suspicion of the missionary spirit he so much embodied-Fr. Damien De Veuster never faded .   Editorial Reviews "Father Damien's story is a story of the triumph of the human spirit. Like Mother Theresa and Mahatma Gandhi, Father Damien dealt with life and death one practical moment at a time and, in so doing, conquered where there was no hope of conquest, inspired where there seemed to be nothing but : Hilde Eynikel.

    Get this from a library! The spirit of Father Damien: the leper priest--a saint for our time. [Jan de Volder]. Nanapush accepts Father Damien's spirit regardless of what is underneath his cassock. Faced with this instinctive humanitarian response, Father Damien is flabbergasted and inspired. The threads of this story's beautiful, complex tapestry are .

    The Spirit of Father Damien: The Leper Priest-A Saint for Our Times by de Volder, Jan. Ignatius Press. PAPERBACK. Remainder mark. Fine.   Both poetic and magical, "The Last Report On The Miracles At Little No Horse", is a profoundly spiritual book. It consists of the recollections of "Father Damien Modeste" (in reality Agnes DeWitt, an ex-nun who narrowly escaped being murdered at the beginning of the story) of 'his' ministry to the Native Americans on the Ojibwe reservations/5.


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On a tour around the island there was yet another black statue of this wonderful man. It was outside a tiny chapel outside the colony where Damien used to say book THE SPIRIT OF FATHER DAMIEN; THE LEPER PRIEST - A SAINT FOR OUR TIMES, is a moving and modern account of the development of Damien himself and his life and death on /5(15).

The Spirit of Father Damien book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Father Damien, famous for his missionary work with exile /5. On a tour around the island there was yet another black statue of this wonderful man. It was outside a tiny chapel outside the colony where Damien used to say book THE SPIRIT OF FATHER DAMIEN; THE LEPER PRIEST - A SAINT FOR OUR TIMES, is a moving and modern account of the development of Damien himself and his life and death on Molokai/5(18).

Today Father Damien is the unofficial patron of outcasts and those afflicted with HIV/AIDS. Illustrated with many photos. De Volder contends that the common thread running through the saint's life, the spirit of Father Damien that so speaks to the world, is at once uniquely Christian, fully human, and as important today as ever : Ignatius Press.

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This ebook cannot be sold to the United Kingdom. Father Damien, famous for his missionary work with exiled lepers on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, is finally Saint Damien.

It was outside a tiny chapel outside the colony where Damien used to say book THE SPIRIT OF FATHER DAMIEN; THE LEPER PRIEST - A SAINT FOR OUR TIMES, is a moving and modern account of the development of Damien himself and his life and death on Molokai.5/5(1).

Superb. The best account ever published of Father Damien and his long testing at Kalawao., Honolulu Advertiser History with a very special human face examines the evidence sensitively and evocatively., Journal of Pacific History May be the best biography of Damien yet by: Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth is a Bildungsroman by Hermann Hesse, first published in ; a prologue was added in Demian was first published under the pseudonym "Emil Sinclair", the name of the narrator of the story, but Hesse was later revealed to be the author.

3 Jungian Influence. Embracing : Hermann Hesse. InRKO Pictures purchased the book for a feature film titled Father Damien, to be directed by Farrow and star Joseph Calleia.

[52] [53] The project was not realized. The poetic dramatization Father Damien () was written by Edward Snelson, later Joint Secretary to the Government of India (), KBE, and dedicated 'To G.', the actress Greer Garson, to whom Beatified: 4 JuneBasilica of the Sacred.

Father Damien, born Joseph de Veuster, was a Catholic priest and missionary who took up the cause of the leper colony of Molokai in the Hawaiian Islands. This collection of his letters and anecdotes of his life was published shortly after his death with the help and guidance of his brother, Father Auguste Pamphile de Veuster/5(7).

Father Damien, famous for his missionary work with exiled lepers on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, is finally Saint Damien.

His sanctity took years to become officially recognized, but between his death in and his canonization in amid creeping secularization and suspicion of the missionary spirit he so much embodied--Fr.

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Father Damien, famous for his missionary work with exiled lepers on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, is finally Saint Damien. His sanctity took years to become officially recognized, but between his death in and his canonization in —amid creeping secularization and suspicion of the missionary spirit he so much embodied—Fr.

De Volder finds that—as spiritual father, caretaker, teacher, and advocate—Father Damien accomplished many heroic feats for these poor outcasts.

Yet the greatest gift he gave them was their transformation from a disordered, lawless throng exiled in desperate anarchy into a living community built on Jesus Christ, a community in which they learned to care for one another. De Volder finds that-as spiritual father, caretaker, teacher, and advocate-Father Damien accomplished many heroic feats for these poor outcasts.

Yet the greatest gift he gave them was their transformation from a disordered, lawless throng exiled in desperate anarchy into a living community built on Jesus Christ, a community in which they learned to care for one Author: Jan de Volder.

Today Father Damien is the unofficial patron of outcasts and those afflicted with HIV/ Volder contends that the common thread running through the saint s life, the spirit of Father Damien that so speaks to the world, is at once uniquely Christian, fully human, and as important today as ever before.

Jan de Volder is the author of The Spirit of Father Damien ( avg rating, 49 ratings, 8 reviews, published ), Priester, rabbijn en imam in trialoo /5. Farrow took a sabbatical from his career as a film director to publish this biography of the leper priest.

The text follows Father Damien from his roots in Belgium as Joseph de Veuster through his entrance into the church and ultimate destiny Cited by: 2. : The Spirit of Father Damien: The Leper Priest-A Saint for Our Times () by De Volder, Jan and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(47).Today Father Damien is the unofficial patron of outcasts and those afflicted with HIV/AIDS.

De Volder contends that the common thread running through the saint’s life, the spirit of Father Damien that so speaks to the world, is at once uniquely Christian, fully human, and as important today as ever before.St.

Damien of Molokai, also called Father Damien, original name Joseph de Veuster, (born January 3,Tremelo, Belgium—died ApMolokai, Hawaii [U.S.]; canonized Octo ; feast day May 10), Belgian priest who devoted his life to missionary work among the Hawaiian lepers and became a saint of the Roman Catholic Church.

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