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Canonization Mass this Sunday includes the Apostle of Lepers, Blessed Damien of Molokai

Matthew Harrison

October 9, 2009
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  • A 19th Century Archbishop of Warsaw who was exiled to Siberia.
  • A 19th century Spanish Dominican Priest
  • Another 19th century priest who ministered to lepers on the Hawaiin island of Molokai
  • A 27 year old Spanish Cistercian monk who lived in the early 1900s.
  • And a 19th Century French sister and foundress of the Little Sisters of the Poor
These five holy men and women will be canonized this Sunday, October 11th, by Pope Benedict XVI.
Salt + Light Television will have coverage of the Canonization Mass from Rome of Blesseds Zygmunt Felinski, Francisco Coll Guitart, Damien of Molokai, Rafael Arnaiz Baron, and Jeanne Jugan.
The Holy Father will celebrate the Canonization as well as preside over Mass. You can watch our special presentation this Sunday live at 4am ET, with an encore presentation that evening at 8:30pm ET/9:30pm PT.
Let us pray to these newly recognized saints, for their intercession that we may imitate them on earth and one day join them in Heaven!