Died Helping Lepers On Molokai
About Blessed Damian
He was the first person to offer his help to the 816 lepers that lived there. He did much for them such as building a church on the island and established a parish. One morning he went to bathe and burned his skin. It was that morning that Damian discovered that he had got leprosy.
He died at the age of 49 April 15th 1889 in Kalaupapa, Molokai, Hawaii.
The first to offer his help to the lepers.
He is with the Kalawao Girls Choir
Blessed Damian's Grave
when he died the lepers gathered around his grave in mourning.