Rev February 6, 2021
 
Sunday Masses
7 am, 9 am, 11 am
and 5 pm
 
Saturday Vigil Mass: 5 pm
 
Weekday Masses
Monday - Friday:  8:15 am
 
Saturday 7 am
 
Adoration with Benediction
Every first Friday of each month.  Mass at 8:15 am Adoaration to follow.
 
Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
by appointment only
Saturday 4 - 4:30 pm
& Other times
 Call the Parish Office
 
 
 
COVID-19
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Vaccine
"As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, this new year brings some hope in controlling the virus through vaccines. The State of Hawaii vaccination plan is being implemented at this time. You may have some moral or ethical concerns regarding the potential contents (compromised cell lines/fetal cells) of these vaccines in relation to our Catholic teaching and faith."  Click on the link below to read the Bishop's letter in its entirety.
 
 
 
Bishop Larry Silva announces the "Resumption of Sunday Mass Obligation":
 
Effective Easter Sunday, April 4 (or as of the Easter Vigil, April 3), I am ending the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass, which has been in effect since mid-March, 2020. However, anyone who is sick, may have been exposed to anyone with COVID-19, or who has a health condition that would endanger themselves or others by being present in church, continues to be dispensed.
       Please click on the link below to read the Bishop's Memorandum in its entirety.
 
 
 
 
After months of COVID-19 lock-down, here are the OLPH Re-opening guidelines that will be inforce to allow us to gather in person as a faith community.  Please read the guidelines because they contain valuable information that will allow you to make reservations and secure the tickets for the Mass you and your family would like to attend.  A ticket is required for each person to attend Mass.  Click the link below for the guidelines.
 
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If you have any questions, please contact the Parish Office (808) 689-8681.
 
 
eGiving via Text
OLPH now offers "eGiving via text" with Faith Direct.  Please consider making a “One Time” gift or enrolling for automatic “Reoccurring” donations to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.  Click the icon below for the directions.
 
 
 
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Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Parish is a faith-filled community for all cultures and ages dedicated to building the Kingdom of God. We come closer to God by following Jesus Christ through His Word and the Sacraments. Through the Holy Spirit and with the intercession of our Blessed Mother, we provide a sense of belonging to all God's people through prayer, service and the sharing of our gifts for the praise and glory of God.
 
 
 
 
Clergy Page Pastor's Corner
 
 
GOT FAITH?
      A town was experiencing a drought period, so the minister told his parishioners that they should gather together the next day and pray for rain, with the faith that God will hear them and save them.  The next morning as they began to show up, he started yelling at them and criticizing them for their lack of faith.  Somebody answered, "But we have faith, we’re here aren’t we!"  To which minister angrily answered: "Well, where’s your umbrellas?"
      Faith, we all have issues with it.  All throughout human history we can see how people wrestled with faith.  Even the chosen people were wishy washy when it came to faith.  Because of their hardness of hearts, they wandered the desert for forty years.  At Mt. Sinai they decided to worship a Golden calf they made because Moses took so long to return.  One verse in psalms goes, “They are a people who go astray in their heart, and they have not known my ways.”  Paul talks about how God was not pleased with how the nation of Israel went astray and served other gods.  But St. Paul in his letter to the Corinthian believers also makes it very clear that all humanity is prone to such behavior.   It’s nice to know that we aren’t the only people in history to stray from God.  But it’s also sad to see that humankind in present time is still like this, maybe even farther astray.
 
    
 
AN INPORTANT MESSAGE
FROM THE OFFICE OF WORSHIP
Face Masks Required A simple vector logo of a Covid-19 protective face mask with the text "Face Masks Required" in a red circle face mask stock illustrations
In reference to the announcement on the new guidance from the CDC about the use of face mask [outdoor/indoor] for those that are fully vaccinated, Governor David Ige announced that he is keeping the mandate in place for now.  He is reviewing the guidelines and will be announcing appropriate adjustments in the near future.  The governor also acknowledged that while it “may be OK and safe” for vaccinated individuals to forgo the use of a mask in public, keeping the mandate in place benefits the broader community.

SO, at this time we will also continue requiring the use of face masks in all our churches, work places and schools.
 
 
 
Starting April 17 & 18, Mass Attendance will be "First Come, First Served".  This means that you come to church, sign-in and get a temperature check; then you will be seated.  If there are available seats in the church, you will be seated in the church.   When there are no seats available in the church, you will be seated outside on the lanai under the tent.
 
We will no longer use Eventbrite or call-in to reserve seats.  If you have any questions, call the Parish Office.
 
 
Many have already downloaded the myParish App to their cellphone or mobile device. But, if you’re still wondering what you’ll get, here it is!

* Message updates and inspiration from your Pastor daily.
* Parish info & Mass Schedules
* Parish Bulletin
* Stay connected to your ministry by using the “Groups” function to send and receive  message to your  ministry members.
* Read the Daily Mass readings for the day.
* Pray the rosary or your favorite prayers.
* Listen to podcasts from Catholic clergy and scholars.
* And so much more!