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'It's like having family come home'

The remains of St. Marianne Cope are enshrined at Our Lady of Peace

By Noelle Fujii

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 01, 2014

~~<p>A small wooden canoe accompanied by a pair of red, black and yellow kahili carried the remains of St. Marianne Cope -- nestled in a zinc-coated box -- into the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace on Thursday morning.</p>
<p>Cope, known as Mother Marianne, led the first contingent of sister-nurses to care for Hansen's disease patients on Oahu and in Kalaupapa, Molokai, for three decades beginning in the late 1880s.</p>
~~

A small wooden canoe accompanied by a pair of red, black and yellow kahili carried the remains of St. Marianne Cope -- nestled in a zinc-coated box -- into the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace on Thursday morning.

Cope, known as Mother Marianne, led the first contingent of sister-nurses to care for Hansen's disease patients on Oahu and in Kalaupapa, Molokai, for three decades beginning in the late 1880s. Login for more...



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