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Compassionate Hero--Father Damien

Test your knowledge of Father Damien and his life of compassion!

Joseph de VeusterFather Damien's birth name
Tremeloo, BelgiumFather Damien's birth place.
January 3, 1840Father Damien's birth date.
Sacred Hearts CongregationJoseph joined this religious order, along with his brother, Pamphile.
Hawaiian IslandsFather Damien was sent here in place of his brother.
Hansen's DiseaseThe proper medical term for leprosy.
MolokaiThe Hawaiian leper colony was on this island.
1873Year Father Damien arrived on the leper colony.
LeprosyFather Damien found he had this disease after serving the colony for 11 years.
April 15, 1889Father Damien died on Molokai on this date.

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