Clergy Reflections

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From Fr. Nick Freeland September 6, 2013 With Aloha It has been a great privilege for me to be in Honolulu for the past few weeks. I am most grateful for the invitation from Fr. Walter, and the generous way that he and Mother Susan have shared their ... More...

A Lamentation for Trayvon Martin, Our Nation and Ourselves July 16, 2013 Most Merciful, Compassionate and Triune God, Out of lament we cry to you “How long, O Lord, How long?” Out of our grief and our lament for the death of Trayvon Martin and this trial, we raise our hearts and our voices to you. More...

The Rev. Susan Sowers Called to St. Andrew’s June 29, 2013 The Rev. Susan Sowers Joining You – in Ministry and Life! With excitement and joy, I look forward to joining you at the Cathedral of St. Andrew on June 30! In anticipation of my arrival, Father Walter has graciously invited me to ... More...

Let Freedom Ring Honolulu! January 21, 2013 The Cathedral of Saint Andrew will pay tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 21, 2013, the national holiday honoring the birthday of Dr. King.  A daylong reading of King’s writings and speeches will take ... More...

December 21, 2012 – The Feast of St. Thomas December 24, 2012 Beloved in Christ it is fitting that I am writing this on the morning of the longest night. I have three things to share with you this week, and each item is tinged with sorrow. The Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut  One week ... More...

The Rev. Canon Darrow K. Aiona 1935 – 2012 December 24, 2012 A Message from Bishop Fitzpatrick It is with deep sadness that I must inform the Diocese that the Reverend Canon Darrow Kanakanui Aiona (age 77) died of heart failure last night, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012.  A child of Hawai`i and an ... More...