St. Marianne Cope of Molokaʻi

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Maria Anna Barbara Cope, Saint, of Molokaʻi

Also Known As: "Cope", "Koob", "Marianne"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Heppenheim, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
Death: Died in Kalawao, HI, USA
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Place of Burial: Kalawao, HI, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Peter Koob and Barbara Koob
Sister of Eva E. Koob; Mathias Cope; Leonard Koob; Maria Anna Koob; Elizabeth Koob and 3 others
Half sister of Peter Koob and Barbara Koob

Occupation: Nun, saint, nurse, teacher, principal, headmistress, Superior General
Managed by: Erin Spiceland
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About St. Marianne Cope of Molokaʻi

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marianne_Cope

Saint Marianne Cope, O.S.F., also known as the Saint Marianne of Molokaʻi, (23 January 1838 - 9 August 1918) is a Roman Catholic Saint, and was a member of the Sisters of Saint Francis of Syracuse, New York. Known for her charitable works and virtuous deeds, she spent many years caring for the lepers on the island of Molokaʻi, Hawaiʻi. Despite direct contact with the patients over many years, Cope was not afflicted by the disease, considered by some faithful to be miraculous. In 2005, she was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI. Cope, along with six others, were canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 21, 2012. As of 2012, Saint Marianne Cope is only the 11th American saint of the Roman Catholic church.

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St. Marianne Cope of Molokaʻi's Timeline

1838
January 23, 1838
Heppenheim, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
1918
August 9, 1918
Age 80
Kalawao, HI, USA
August 1918
Age 80
Kalawao, HI, USA