May 10th: “I make myself a leper with the lepers to gain all to Jesus Christ.”

May 10th: “I make myself a leper with the lepers to gain all to Jesus Christ.”

Today is the Feast of St. Damien of Molokai, the patron saint of lepers, and great saint of mercy.  St. Damien answered the call to serve others, and followed Jesus and St. Francis of Assisi in caring for the lepers (probably the most outcast of society).  It is also beautiful to see Pope Francis follow in showing the actions of mercy and …

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