Clergy Reflections

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Message from Fr. Moki, October 11, 2017 October 23, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Last week I was sitting on my lanai in the evening and it began to pour. It was one of those heavy, heavy rains that seemed to cleanse the city streets. In addition, it also cleansed my soul. ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, October 4, 2017 October 4, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I cannot believe that we are in the first week of October and that fall is here. I look forward to the cooler temperatures that are to come along with it eventually. October also means that ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, September 27, 2017 September 27, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Yesterday I provided the Cathedral Chapter with a detailed written report of my activities and reflection over the past month. In lieu of my weekly letter I would like to share that report with you as outlined below. Chang ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki September 13, 2017 September 19, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I’ve been reflecting a great deal lately on how glorious the weather has been here in Honolulu. My greatest delight these days is sitting on my lanai in the evening, watching the terns come home to roost in ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, September 6, 2017 September 8, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I write after being away on a week’s vacation on the US Mainland and I am glad to be home and back on the Cathedral Square. Queen Lili`uokalani I returned home to a wonderful Sunday where we honored Queen Lili`uokalani ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, August 16, 2017 August 18, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Life is back in full swing after being away for four days in California where I had the chance to have dinner with two of my kid brothers (I have three) and my niece and nephew. For me, ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, August 2, 2017 August 3, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write this morning, I’m looking out my window and see a group of tourists on a walking tour who have stopped in front of the Cathedral and are enjoying the sanctuary and the grounds. I’m ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 26, 2017 July 28, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I look out my window this morning, I see that there are rainclouds in the sky and that it’s going to be a wet day. I find that when the weather is like this, I take the ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki July 19, 2017 July 19, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As many of you know, I have been away on Hawai‘i Island to attend the funeral of my grandmother’s sister and I returned to Honolulu late yesterday afternoon. I thank you for your kind words of comfort and ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, July 12, 2017 July 12, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I walked to the office this morning and came into the Memorial Building cloister, I saw three white terns swirling in the sky and making their way back to the monkey pod tree above the birdbath. It ... More...