Marianne Cope

German-american Franciscan Sister + Missionary and Saint
Born Jan 23, 1838

Saint Marianne Cope, O.S.F. , also known as the Saint Marianne of Molokaʻi, was an American who was a member of the Sisters of Saint Francis of Syracuse, New York. Known for her charitable works and virtuous deeds, she spent many years caring for the lepers on the island of Molokaʻi in Hawaiʻi. Despite direct contact with the patients over many years, Cope was not afflicted by the disease, considered by some faithful to be miraculous.… Read More

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1838 Birth Cope was baptized Maria Anna Barbara Koob (later changed to Cope). She was born January 23, 1838, in Heppenheim in the Grand Duchy of Hesse to Peter Koob (1787–1862) and Barbara Witzenbacher (1803–1872). … Read More


1918 81 Years Old Cope died on August 9, 1918, due to natural causes and was buried at the Bishop Home. … Read More
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