Clergy Reflections

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Message from Fr. Moki, October 10, 2018 October 10, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Yesterday morning I was at the University of Hawaii at Manoa to pick up a check from Ruth Bingham, from the Orvis Foundation, to help fund the Orvis Choral Scholars at the Cathedral. It had been quite sometime ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, October 3, 2018 October 5, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Yesterday morning I ran into Irina Martikainen and she told me that she had told Bryan that she found a small fish on the sidewalk and that she was a bit perplexed. He and I explained that it ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, September 19, 2018 September 20, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: My eight-day retreat is complete and I left the Cenacle House in Quezon City at 12 o’clock noon today. I return to Honolulu on Friday morning. First of all, I would like to thank everyone for their prayers and ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, August 29, 2018 August 29, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write to you this Wednesday morning, we are culminating our time together at clergy retreat here in Maui. Our presenter is Rosa Say, author of Managing With Aloha. As many of you know, my ordained ministry began ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, August 22, 2018 August 22, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Hurricane Lane I write to you at 7:30 am on Wednesday morning. In light of Hurricane Lane’s approaching the Hawaiian Islands, I start this week’s letter to you by encouraging prayers for a good outcome as we prepare for ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, August 15, 2018 August 19, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write to you this Wednesday morning, I reflect on yesterday evening when I had a social gathering with a group of friends in Waikiki and drove along Ala Moana Boulevard at about 7:00 where I was ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, August 8, 2018 August 10, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write to you this morning, I am sitting at my desk in my office and looking out on Queen Emma Square. The sun is out, the sky is blue, and there’s a light wind blowing through ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, August 1, 2018 August 5, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: After church on Sunday afternoon I had to pick up a couple of things at Kahala Mall, and on the way home I decided to go the long way and stop at Diamond Head to watch the surfers-something ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 25, 2018 July 27, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Thankfully, I feel like I am back in this time zone after being home for a week from General Convention. Surprisingly, it took me quite a while to get over the jet leg. Needless to say, I’m very ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 18, 2018 July 18, 2018 Dear Cathedral Ohana: It was wonderful to be back with you at worship on Sunday after being away for almost two weeks at General Convention in Austin, Texas. Thank you to those of you who came to church and especially to ... More...