Sunset in Kalaupapa

Late last month I was blessed with the opportunity to join the Sts. Damien & Marianne Diocesan Choir for their yearly concert in Kalaupapa. Kalaupapa is the peninsula at the base of high sea cliffs on the island of Molokai. It was, at one time, a legally quarantined colony for those suffering from leprosy. It is the place that both Sts. Damien and Marianne of Molokai did their saintly ministry. It is now a National Park and special permission needs to be granted for someone to visit. Though it is place with a sad and desolate history it is a special place and quite aesthetically beautiful. Here is a sunset from Kalaupapa just a few weeks ago