Clergy Reflections

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Message from Fr. Moki, May 7, 2017 May 5, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I write in the middle of what is proving to be another busy week here at the Cathedral and that means that life is full, energizing, and meaningful. When I sit out on my lanai in the evenings ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, April 26 2017 April 26, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I returned yesterday from a quick visit to Hawai‘i Island to spend time with my grandmother. It is always good to see and spend time with her and I am glad to be back in Honolulu as of ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki, April 19, 2017 April 19, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Post-Easter, I have been sitting on my lanai in the mornings and watching a pair of terns flying back to their nest to feed their babies in one of the trees on Queen Emma Square. This morning when ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki April 12, 2017 April 15, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: The holiest and most sacred time of the year is upon us and this morning I sat in the Cathedral in the company of a street person. Each of us, in our own private ways, sat in ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki April 5, 2017 April 6, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: The Fifth Sunday in Lent has come and gone and we had 228 people in attendance at five services over the weekend, which is a good indication of vibrancy and vitality in our congregation and parish. For ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki March 29, 2017 April 6, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: Let me start off by reporting to you that we had a count of 262 this past weekend, with 31 out of that 262 at Compline. I was pleased that the group of young adults that Chaplain ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki March 22, 2017 April 6, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write to you this week, I notice that the days are getting longer and that it’s light when I get up in the morning. This past Sunday when I got to the Cathedral at 6:30, ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki March 16, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: As I write to you this week, I realize that we are in the middle of Lent and not only can I not believe how quickly the time is going by, but as I walk the grounds of ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki Thursday, March 9, 2017 March 9, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: I would like to start my reflection of the past week by saying how moved I was by our guest preacher, Sister Barbara Jean Brown, who traveled all the way from Delaware to be with us not only ... More...

Message from Fr. Moki Thursday, March 2, 2017 March 2, 2017 Dear Cathedral Ohana: It’s been a wet and rainy week here in Honolulu, and I am grateful for how the weather puts me in a reflective mood so that I can think not only about my ministry, but also about ... More...