Clergy Reflections

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Message from Fr. Moki, October 2, 2019 October 2, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Last week Friday I got a call from a father who was here from Seattle because his young son, in his twenties, had just taken his own life in his apartment in Palolo. His friend had given him ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, September 25, 2019 September 25, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: It was good to be back with you on Sunday morning, although I do have to admit that it was quite hot in the Cathedral sanctuary. Please know that we have plans to procure new fans that are 7 ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, September 11, 2019 September 12, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: This morning I am writing to you from Quezon City in the Philippines where (as you know) I am leading a retreat for seminarians at St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary. This is a wonderful opportunity and experience for me ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, September 4, 2019 September 3, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: The past week has been not only busy, but also deeply spiritual in many ways. As you know, we had The Rev. Dcn. James Moore with us for two Sundays at our 8:00 and 10:30 services. James and ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, August 28, 2019 September 3, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: It’s been a full and interesting week. In addition to the worship offerings and things going on in the office, I’ve had clergy friends visiting from the Episcopal Church in Micronesia (ECIM), headquartered in Guam. I began my ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, August 21, 2019 September 3, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I received numerous words of affirmation about the sermon that I preached for Prince Albert on Sunday morning. A recording of the sermon is available on the website for those of you who would like to listen. Download ... More...

Letter from Fr. Moki, August 14, 2019 September 3, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Over the past few weeks, I’ve been coming onto Queen Emma Square early in the morning, usually around 7:30. I appreciate the silence and solitude that I experience on the Square at that time of day and I ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, August 7, 2019 September 3, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Feast of the Transfiguration Yesterday (August 6th) was not only the Feast of the Transfiguration and Brad and Aggy Kusunoki’s wedding anniversary, but also the 74th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. I have many, ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 31, 2019 August 13, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: It has been a very busy week here at the Cathedral, and as I sit in the office today (on Tuesday afternoon), I am grateful for the calm and peaceful atmosphere that the staff and I are enjoying. ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 24, 2019 August 6, 2019 Dear Cathedral Ohana: It’s good to be back at the Cathedral after three full days back home on Hawaii island. I spoke about that experience during the sermon on Sunday morning and I also alluded to my grandmother’s being the grand-grand ... More...