Clergy Reflections

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, December 25, 2019 December 29, 2019

Dear Cathedral Ohana: It was wonderful to see all of you on Sunday morning and I very much appreciated your expressions of concern for my health and well-being. I have been and continue to fight a chest cold, which I hope ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, Nov. 27, 2019 December 2, 2019

Dear Cathedral Ohana: Yesterday morning I drove to Kailua for a 7:30 meeting with my spiritual director. after that session was done, I had a little bit of time and thought about driving back into town via Makapu‘u. Something told me, ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, November 20, 2019 November 25, 2019

Dear Cathedral Ohana: Monday evening was quite a night. I had gone to bed and was fast asleep when I was jolted awake by the sound of thunder with flashes of lightning. Then the rain began to fall, making me feel ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, November 13, 2019 November 13, 2019

Dear Cathedral Ohana: It was a very interesting weekend for me. I was down with a virus and a very sore throat and ordered by the doctor to stay home on Friday and Saturday. I decided to follow doctor‘s orders, mostly ...
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