Clergy Reflections

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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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Message from Fr. Moki, November 6, 2019 November 6, 2019

Dear Cathedral Ohana: As many of you know, I was home on Hawai‘i Island on Monday for my monthly visit with my grandmother. After having lunch with her, I decided to drive down to Puako (the place where Helen Desha Beamer ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, October 30, 2019 October 30, 2019

Dear Cathedral Ohana: Last week Friday I got to take a bit of a respite and flew to Maui for the funeral of a family member who died at the age of 75. This, of course, fell at a very busy ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, October 23, 2019 October 28, 2019

Dear Cathedral Ohana: The Cathedral staff and I are coming off of a very busy weekend and as we prepare for this coming Sunday’s services as well as our Diocesan Convention, I’ve been encouraged by my spiritual director to find moments ...
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Message from Fr. Moki, October 16, 2019 October 21, 2019

Dear Cathedral Ohana: Monday was Indigenous People’s Day (aka Discover’s Day) and so I got to spend the day at home because the office was closed. And other than preparing a sermon for this coming Sunday, I took the day off. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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