Damien, Father (Joseph de Veuster)
Damien, Father (Joseph de Veuster)
Biography of the Belgian missionary priest to the leper colony on Molokai

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  • Joseph de Veuster — Père Damien Joseph De Veuster dit « Père Damien » Père Damien en 1888 Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Damien, Father — orig. Joseph de Veuster born Jan. 3, 1849, Tremelo, Belg. died April 15, 1889, Molokai, Hawaii Belgian priest. After training at the College of Braine le Comte, he joined the Society of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary in 1858. He went as a… …   Universalium

  • Damien, Father — (1840–89)    Missionary and Philanthropist.    Father Damien was born Joseph de Veuster in Tremelo, Belgium. At the age of nineteen he joined the Fathers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary. He worked as a missionary first in the Sandwich Isles …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Damien de Veuster,Joseph — Da·mien de Veus·ter (dāʹmē ən də vyo͞oʹstər, dä myăɴʹ də vœ stĕrʹ), Joseph. Known as “Father Damien.” 1840 1889. Belgian Roman Catholic missionary who ministered to the leper colony on Molokai (1873 1889), where he contracted leprosy and died. *… …   Universalium

  • Damien de Veuster — /damjæ̃ də vɜsˈtɛə/ (say dahmyan duh vers tair) noun Joseph ( Father Damien ), 1840–89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the lepers of Molokai, Hawaii …   Australian English dictionary

  • Damian de Veuster — Hl. Damian de Veuster (1888) Der heilige Damian de Veuster (* 3. Januar 1840 als Jef de Veuster in Tremelo, Belgien; † 15. April 1889 in Kalawao, Insel Molokaʻi, Hawaii, auch Damian von Molokai, englisch  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Damien de Molokai — Père Damien Joseph De Veuster dit « Père Damien » Père Damien en 1888 Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Damien — Da•mien [[t]ˈdeɪ mi ən[/t]] fr. [[t]daˈmyɛ̃[/t]] n. big Father (Joseph de Veuster), 1840–89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the lepers of Molokai …   From formal English to slang

  • Damien — /day mee euhn/; Fr. /dann myaonn /, n. Father (Joseph de Veuster) Fr. /zhaw zef deuh vue sterdd /, 1840 89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the lepers of Molokai. * * * …   Universalium

  • Damien — /day mee euhn/; Fr. /dann myaonn /, n. Father (Joseph de Veuster) Fr. /zhaw zef deuh vue sterdd /, 1840 89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the lepers of Molokai …   Useful english dictionary

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