Clergy Reflections

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Message from Fr. Moki, May 29, 2019 May 29, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Today (Tuesday) I’m writing to you from Richmond, Virginia where I am spending a week with seminarians who are gathering to hone their preaching skills and where I have the privilege of serving as a preaching mentor. I’m ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, May 15, 2019 May 15, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: It’s been an interesting week for me. As many of you know, last week Wednesday I went in for a procedure on my prostate, and since then I have been at home recuperating and mostly unplugged from life ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, May 8, 2019 May 8, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As many of you know, I was in the Philippines last week. I left after our Sunday services on April 28th and came home on Friday and was back for church this past Saturday and Sunday. I’ve taken ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, April 24, 2019 April 24, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: The most incredible thing happened on Easter Sunday. Right before the 7:00 service, Fr. Keleawe and I were sitting under the trellises on the benches by the columbarium and talking and visiting. I remarked on how I couldn’t believe how ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, April 17, 2019 April 24, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write this on Tuesday afternoon, I’m thinking back to this past Saturday at the 5:30PM Eucharist when during the Peace, little Harry Kusunoki came up to me to shake my hand and said, “I’m going to ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki April 10, 2019 April 20, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I’ve been reading a lot about mindfulness these days and the importance of taking time to notice small things. And I find that I feel an awareness of God’s presence in the most interesting things, things that I ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, April 3, 2019 April 6, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write to you this Wednesday morning, the Queen Emma Square is affected by very sad news last week. We learned that the young boy who died in the kayak accident in Kaaawa was a kindergarten student ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, March 27, 2019 March 27, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: This has been quite the week for the Cathedral. Before I report on that, I would like to take a moment to say that on Wednesday evening when the Good Samaritan search boats came in that were looking ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, March 20, 2019 March 27, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Request for Prayers I start off this week’s letter to you with a request for prayers for Glen and Sandy Moribe and their family. As many of you know, Glen and Sandy lost their daughter and granddaughter late last year ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, March 13, 2019 March 18, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: All I can say to begin my letter this week is that my heart is glad. And it’s glad for two reasons. The first is that I learned that a great number of you went to Davies Hall ... More...