Incredible Painting of Blessed Damien to be Given to the Pope October 11

What a beautiful story this is!  Nothing short of miraculous.

CNA reports: As the October 11 canonization of the Fr. Damien de Veuster approaches, an art teacher is leading a small group from Hawaii to Rome to present Pope Benedict XVI with a portrait of the saint painted by an artist paralyzed by Lou Gehrig’s Disease, also known as ALS.  Full interview is here.