Saint Marianne Koob (officially now Cope)

~1838-1918

Born: January 23, 1838, Heppenheim, Germany
Died: August 9, 1918, Kalaupapa, HI
Feast: January 23 (Roman Catholic Church); April 15 (Episcopal Church (United States))

 

Sister Marianne joined the order of St. Francis of Syracuse in the summer of 1862 at the age of 24.

She joined the Order in Syracuse with the intention of teaching, but her life soon became a series of administrative appointments.

God had other plans…

to learn more, please visit the Vatican website link below:

https://www.vatican.va/news_services/liturgy/saints/ns_lit_doc_20050514_molokai_en.html