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2011 Features

September - Joyous day of celebration in Syracuse with a Kahili presentation.

July - Vatican Medical Board approves second Blessed Marianne Miracle; Story and photos from the Hawaii Catholic Herald for the Hawaiian Relic tour May 5 - 13, 2011.

June - A St. Anthony Story, with photo of original St. Anthony bookmark sent to Paul Cope, and signature of Blessed Marianne; about Mother Marianne's brother's son, Louis.

April - Hawaiian Relic Tour. Includes schedule, story, kahilis and kahili making, photos.

February - Mother Marianne videos featured online with links; Mother Marianne featured on International Women's Day blog; Former Hawaii State Archivist, Agnes Conrad tribute. (Photos)

January - Invitations from Syracuse and Hawaii to Mother Marianne's Feastday Celebrations; Flyer for Sr. Wilma Halmasy's book, Letters From the Land of Long Farewells, Kalaupapa, Molokai with link to order form for this book and a small replica of the statue of Blessed Marianne dedicated in Hawaii at Kewalo Basin Park in Honolulu. (Photos)

2010 Features

December - See January 2011 -- December and January are combined.

October - New shrine and renovated chapel photos at St. Anthony's Motherhouse in Syracuse, NY, and the blessing of the shrine and renovated chapel by the Most Reverend Bishop Robert Cunningham (photos).

September - Features Blessed Marianne is on the Liturgical Epicopal Calendar with associated readings and prayer.

August - Anniversary of Mother Marianne's death (Aug. 9), Sr. Marise May shares reflections at the Mass at the Motherhouse chapel.

July - About the ironwood cross at the shrine and museum (photos); some happenings in Molokai.

June - Mother Marianne has charge of Boys' Home following St. Damien's death. (Historic photos)

May - Mother Marianne is included in the book The Franciscan Tradition; full copy of Sr. Grace Anne Dillenschneider's reflections shared at Mother Marianne's beatification in 2005; Mother Marianne sculpture dedicated at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse. (Photos)

March - Update on "Women and Spirit" museum exhibit, with photos of Blessed Marianne exhibit; article on Blessed Marianne relic in Archeology scanned in. (Photo of relic)

February - Re-publishing of definitive biography, Pilgrimage and Exile; Interview with author Sr. Mary Laurence Hanley regarding the inside story of the making of the book from the Catholic Sun. (Photos)

January - Special Edition 2 - Coverage of the Installation of the statue of Blessed Marianne Cope in Hawaii. (Video of Bishop Silva's homily and the blessing of the statue; photo)

January-Special Edition - Coverage of Blessed Marianne's Feastday with link to local news coverage and link to the Installation of the statue of Blessed Marianne in Hawaii.

January - Announcing Blessed Marianne 2010 Feastday Celebration in Syracuse, NY and the Blessed Marianne statue installation in Hawaii. (Photos)

2009 Features

November - About Secular Franciscans of Blessed Mother Marianne Cope in Oahu and Mississippi. (Photos)

October - Sisters of St. Francis attend Fr. Damien's canonization. (Photo Fr. Damien)

August - Features reliquary brochure. Includes reliquary explanation, description of ceremony placing reliquary on Blessed Marianne's Feastday. (Photos)

June - Features the Hawaiian Journal of History 2008. Janine Richardson published a 26-page article called "The Kapio'lani Home for Girls 1885 - 1938." (Photo of cover of journal included.)

May - Sr. Rose Garramone shares her 'reflections' for the fourth anniversary of Blessed Marianne's beatification mass. (Photos)

April - New Bishop - Robert J. Cunningham. (Photos)

March - New Mother Marianne sculpture by Sr. Rosaire Kopczenski to be placed in Hawaii. (Photos)

February - Canonization of Blessed Damien - news articles posted. (Photos)

January Special Edition - Reliquary explanation. (photo of reliquary, koa plaque, and Blessed Marianne's memorial)

January - Invitation to Blessed Marianne's Feastday Celebration (photo of Bl. Marianne); Blessed Marianne featured as 'Saint of the Day'.


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December - Tribute to Msgr. Michael P. Minehan (photos); Fr. Andre' Cirino's dedication to Blessed Marianne. (Photo)

October 22 - Special Update - 125th Anniversary of Mother Marianne and the sisters departing for Hawaii. (Photo of Mariposa)

October - Blessed Marianne Cope's family line. (Photos of ancestors and living relatives)

September - King Kalakaua visits Syracuse in 1875. (Photo of King and original article)

August - Promotions and Publications: holy card, Lourdes Magazine, and speakers and promoters of the Cause featured. (Photo of holy card)

May - Blessed Marianne Shrine welcomes newlyweds. (Photos); "Damien Cause advances". (With related links)

April - St. Joseph-St. Patrick's Church opens soup kitchen to help needy. (With related links)

March - Framed photograph of Kalaupapa by Kim Taylor Reese presented to Blessed Marianne Museum by Terry and Helen Scanlon. (Photos)

February - 'Past and Present Franciscans in Hawaii' from Honolulu magazine featuring 'The Missionary Spririt of Sr. M. Candida Oroc.' (Photo)

January - Highlights of 2007; Upcoming events for 125th Anniversary of Blessed Marianne and the sisters going to Hawaii; Sermon by Most  Rev.  James  M.  Moynihan for Blessed Marianne's Feastday.


2007 Features  

December - Updates of Blessed Marianne's and Blessed Damian's Cause.

November - Blessed Marianne painting in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Peoria, Illinois. (Photo)

October - Dedication of Blessed Marianne Shrine in Utica, New York. Bishop Moynihan conducts ceremony. (Photos)

September - Blessed Marianne relic placed in Hartford Connecticut church. (Photos include Blessed Marianne stained glass window)

August - Blessed Marianne booth at 2007 Sacred Heart Family Conference Centennial Celebration. (Photo)

May - Blessed Marianne Cope is the first American honored in Lourdes Basilica with the hanging of her banner. (Photos)

February - Discussion of exhumation of Blessed Marianne Cope's remains with explanation of what is to be disclosed to the public. Vince Sava featured. (Photos include relics found in gravesite)

January - Features Blessed Marianne Feastday celebrations.


2006 Features

December - Blessed Marianne Shrine in Utica, New York completed. (Photos); A dedication to Nancy Duffy, local reporter. (Photo of Nancy's depiction of Blessed Marianne)

October - Features Bishop Larry Silva (photo); visits from Blessed Marianne's relatives; and Cause volunteers.

August - General news and information includes explanation of why Blessed Marianne's date of death is not her feastday; reports and explanation of miracle cases; American blesseds.

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