Clergy Reflections

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A Message from our Vicars, August 5, 2020 August 5, 2020

Aloha and blessings, Cathedral ʻohana, here we are again with the suspension of in-person worship. Itʻs heavy on the heart, but absolutely a no-brainer. Choosing to be safe, keep safe, and respect the guidance for staying safe offered from our scientists ...
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A message from our Vicars, July 29, 2020 July 29, 2020

Ke hoʻomaikaʻi aku nei au i koʻu Akua i nā manawa a pau aʻu i hoʻomanaʻo ai iā ʻoukou; I nā pule a pau aʻu no ʻoukou a pau, ua pule nō au me ka ʻoliʻoli, no ko ʻoukou hoʻolauna ...
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Farewell Message from Fr. Moki June 29, 2020

Dear Cathedral Ohana: I am writing to let you know that I have accepted a position to be Priest-in-Charge at Church of the Good Shepherd in Wailuku, Maui. I will begin on August 1st. As you may or may not know, I was ...
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Message from Fr. Moki May 20, 2020 May 25, 2020

Dear Cathedral Ohana: I’m just so grateful for the glorious weather that we’ve been experiencing this week in the midst of our continued shelter in place order. Somehow it makes dealing with it all easier and like many of you, it ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, May 13, 2020 May 22, 2020

Dear Cathedral Ohana: Even though the doors are closed and we still can’t go in for public worship, the Cathedral Close and Queen Emma Square are slowly coming back to life. The parking lot is full. The yard crew and the ...
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Message from Fr. Moki May 6, 2020 May 6, 2020

Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write to you this morning, I am sitting in the Cathedral sanctuary looking up at the altar and the wood roses in front of the cross. It is wonderful to be back in the cathedral and ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, April 29, 2020 May 1, 2020

Dear Cathedral Ohana: I will confess that time has taken on a different quality for me in the midst of this pandemic, and the days and hours blend into one another creating a wonderful sort of nonlinear God time for me ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, April 22, 2020 April 22, 2020

Dear Cathedral Ohana: I just got back from my daily visit to the buildings and grounds at the Cathedral and I am happy to report to you all the things there are in good order. The grass is getting cut, the ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, April 8, 2020 April 12, 2020

Dear Cathedral Ohana: It’s a beautiful Wednesday morning as I look out my window toward Punchbowl Crater, and in spite of being sheltered in place at home, I am feeling grateful for a lot of things – a wonderful virtual worship, ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, April 1, 2020 April 3, 2020

Dear Cathedral Ohana: Once again, I am writing to you from my apartment at the Honolulu Tower where I’ve been sequestered since we’ve all been told to shelter in place. I’m grateful that we are allowed to go out for exercise, ...
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