Posts Tagged ‘ALS’

Just Added- Blessed Father Damien by Peggy Chun

Father Damien of Molokai” A collaborative artwork by Peggy Chun, Magdalena Hawajska, & the students of Holy Trinity School On October 11, 2009 Father Damien was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI, and is now known as Saint Damien de Veuster of Molokai. He is considered the spiritual patron for Hansen’s disease, HIV/AIDS patients, and outcasts. […]


Peggy Chun (1946-2008) – Beloved Hawaii Artist Dies

Peggy Chun is known in Hawaii for her beautiful and often whimsical paintings. Her work can be found in both private and corporate collections across the globe. This watercolor artist, who lived the last years of her life paralyzed by ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, captured the “spirit of aloha” and thrived on sharing her […]