"Let us make best use of the fleeting moments.
They will not return." - St Marianne Cope
"I ask the Lord to give you the necessary
grace to work out your salvation
in deep humility
and sweet gentle patience."
St Marianne Cope
Nee Germany, raised in USA
Religious Sister: Sister of St Francis
Leader: health care, education and her own congregation.
35 years of caring for lepers on Kalaupapa, Molokai, Hawaii
Patron: lepers, outcasts
Feast Day: January 23
Painting: Adoration Chapel, Corpus Christi, Texas, with paint application by Kate Browning Ward
"I do not expect a high place in heaven.
I shall be thankful for a little corner where I may
love God for all eternity." - St Marianne Cope
Saint Marianne Cope - YouTube (1 min)
St Marianne Cope, pray for us!