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.  Adoration at 7 am with Mass to follow at 8:15 am.
 
Novena to Our Lady
of Perpetual Help
Monday - Friday: 7:50 am
 
Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
Every Saturday from
4:00 - 4:30 pm
or by appointment
 
 
Praying Hands 2
 
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.
May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
 
 
Small CrossPacita A. Gil
 
Prayer Service: Wednesday,
September 25th at 11 am
at Mililani Memorial Park,
Mauka Chapel
BurialWednesday,
September 25th at 2 pm at
Hawaii State Veterans
Cemetery, Kaneohe
 
 
 
Our CCD and Edge classes on Sunday mornings are back in session.  We ask all drivers to PLEASE SLOW DOWN, follow traffic rules and watch for the children.  Let us all keep our children safe.  Please arrive early for the Mass so you will avoid rushing to get into the church.
 
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
 
Clergy Page week of September 8, 2019
TOTAL AVAILABILITY AND COMMITMENT

In this Sunday readings, we are invited to have strong for our faith, to live in wisdom and to recognize the hand of God in all that happens to us.

The 1st reading from the Book of Wisdom teaches us to have patience and not to think that we immediately understand all the ways of the Lord.  Knowledge alone has limits.  We need the wisdom that comes from the Lord.

The 2nd reading from the Letter to Philemon reminds us that even in the most difficult situations, we can live with the Lord.  No matter what happens, we can always find the loving and patient presence of God.
 
And the Gospel Reading from St. Luke speaks about the commitment of discipleship.  Someone said: “To follow the Lord costs us everything even if it gives us everything.”  We must be willing to give up all in order to walk with the Lord.

We therefore ask ourselves: “ Do I have the wisdom to recognize what the Lord is asking of me?  Do I have the courage to follow the Lord, no matter what He asks of me?  Can I make myself available and be able to give my total commitment to the Lord ‘s mission?

We are confronted with a challenge from the Lord.  He is telling us to choose Him and put Him first in our lives.  He is inviting us again to follow Him.  Following him means giving up even the things that we love most.  And giving them up could be the hardest thing to do for we have so many attachments to material possessions, to people, to our relationships, to our own ambitions and dreams.

We find Jesus’ idea of discipleship too demanding. Others find it not only difficult but impossible.  But if we fix our gaze on Jesus hanging on the cross and contemplate on it, we can understand fully what discipleship really means and what it truly constitutes.  Then following Him will never be a burden but now an act of love to Him who is the author of that Greatest Love.

In the movie entitled “OVERCOMER”, Thomas asked his friend-coach John Harrison: “who are you?”  And he further said: “Your identity will always be tied to whatever you give your heart to.”  As Christians, Jesus should be the first in our heart.  When we find our identity in Him, it will definitely change our whole perspective about life.  We come to realize that everything happens for a reason…and happens for the best.  We become an “overcomer” to every trial and difficulty.  No matter what, we remain faithful to the Lord. In faith, we depend everything on God.

For anyone who wishes to become His disciples, Jesus demands total dependence on God’s providence.  He who embarks on a project must carefully do the calculations whether his resources would be enough to finish it.  In the project of building God’s Kingdom, what Jesus demands is total availability and commitment.  God will provide for all the rest.

God often chooses the most unlikely people to carry out incredible works.  When He looks at their resume’, He gives emphasis on their availability…their commitment.  He can take care of the rest.  The most important thing God needs from us to carry out His mission is our availability…our commitment.  When we make ourselves available to the Lord, when we commit ourselves totally to Him, incredible things will happen.  Amen!
 
Fr. Jong Atinaja
 
Last Published: September 6, 2019 5:44 PM
 
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(Daily Readings from
the U.S. Conference
of Catholic Bishops website)
 
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September 21st, Saturday
7 am - Mass (Church)
5 pm - Vigil Mass (Church)
 
September 22nd, Sunday
25th Sunday
in Ordinary Time
Masses: 7 am, 9 am,
11 am & 5 pm (Church)
 7:30 am & 9:30 am -
  CCD Classes (OLPH School)
6:15 pm - Life Night
(Church, Breezeway)
 
September 23rd, Monday
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
 
September 24th, Tuesday
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
 
September 25th, Wednesday
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
 
September 26th, Thursday
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
7 pm - Lay Ecclesial Ministry
Workshop (Church)
 
September 27th, Friday
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
 
September 28th, Saturday
7 am - Mass (Church)
10 am - Infant Baptism (Church)
5 pm - Vigil Mass (Church)
 
September 29th, Sunday
26th Sunday
in Ordinary Time
Masses: 7 am, 9 am,
11 am & 5 pm (Church)
 7:30 am & 9:30 am -
  CCD Classes (OLPH School)
6:15 pm - Life Night
(Church, Breezeway)
 
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