Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

Saint Damien De Vuester of Molokai Part II

| October 20, 2009

Saint Damien De Vuester of Moloka’I – Part II   “The world of politics and journalism can boast heroes, but few can be compared to Fr Damien of Molokai. It is worth looking at the sources of this heroism”. <!–[ ~ Mahatma Gandhi wrote these words. He spoke of how Father Damien exemplified the ideals […]

Father Damien – Apostle to the Lepers – Saint of Malokai Part I

| October 18, 2009

Father Damien – Part 1 Matron of the Bishop Home, Kalaupapa. To see the infinite pity of this place, The mangled limb, the devastated face, The innocent sufferers smiling at the rod, A fool were tempted to deny his God. He sees, and shrinks; but if he look again, Lo, beauty springing from the breasts […]