Clergy Reflections

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Message from Fr. Moki March 25, 2020 March 27, 2020 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I’m writing to you from my apartment in Chinatown where, like most of us, I am in isolation until April 30. Yesterday morning the Cathedral staff and I met and made provisions to lock the Cathedral down and ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, March 18, 2020 March 19, 2020 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Thank you all so very much for your patience and understanding in the midst of confronting challenges surrounding COVID-19. This morning at 9:00 AM we did a live broadcast from the Wahi Kapu at the Cathedral with Morning Prayer ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, March 4, 2020 March 13, 2020 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I returned to Honolulu from Manila on Saturday morning and arrived in the middle of a downpour. The rain falling from the sky was a reminder to me of the spiritual cleansing I experience in my three days ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, March 11, 2020 March 11, 2020 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write to you this week, the world seems like a different place to me. COVID-19 is definitely having an impact, and it’s making me realize how interconnected we actually all are. In the midst of taking ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, March 4, 2020 March 3, 2020 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I returned to Honolulu from Manila on Saturday morning and arrived in the middle of a downpour.  The rain falling from the sky was a reminder to me of the spiritual cleansing I experience in my three days ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, February 26, 2020 February 26, 2020 Dear Cathedral Ohana: This morning I write to you from the Manila Hotel where it is Ash Wednesday. Later in the day I plan to go and receive the imposition of ashes and I’m told that because of concerns about the ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki February 19, 2020 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I write to you from Makati in Metro Manila this morning and in a few minutes I will be heading off to the Cenacle House in Quezon City for three days of silence and spiritual direction. The name ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki February 12, 2020 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I’ve been enjoying the cool temperatures in Honolulu over the past few days and worship on Sunday was cool and comfortable for us. We had 241 people in attendance as we honored our founder King Kamehameha IV. At ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, January 15, 2019 January 19, 2020 Dear Cathedral Ohana: It’s been interesting walking from home to the Cathedral in the morning these days, especially with the way the wind has been blowing. I find that the wind drowns out much of the ambient noise around me, and ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, January 8, 2020 January 13, 2020 Dear Cathedral Ohana: First of all, I would like to begin by wishing you all a very happy 2020. Our Cathedral office begins the new year with the change of not having Ramona with us. I heard from her on New ... More...