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
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Clergy Page READ MORE week of May 2, 2021
 
It is often common when children go off to college and start living on their own that they quit going to church.  Results of surveys and research that I have read provides many reasons, including the continued push for radicalization and secularization of our universities. Students cut themselves off from their extended family of faith.  That is unfortunate because lacking a strong faith community support, they become even more vulnerable to the temptations of the world.  Children and parents share the same responsibility of making sure that we all remain connected to the Body of  Christ, His Church.
In the Gospel this Sunday, Jesus used the image of the vine which is something that the people of Israel can relate to during his time.  His disciples and the people of Israel often pass by vineyards on their way home.  Although we do not see vineyards when we drive thru North Street then to Fort Weaver or whichever route, we take on the way home, the Gospel passage after more than 2,000 years still speaks very clearly to us today.  Jesus said to his disciples “I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.”  Coming to church every Sunday help us to remain in Jesus and Jesus in us.  It leads us into a greater knowledge of God’s love and a closer relationship with Jesus but that is not enough.  My brothers and sisters, for us to bear much fruit, we must share to others the joy of salvation that we get from knowing God, the belief that our sins are forgiven, and the assurance that we are never alone, that God is always present in our lives regardless of our circumstances.
Jesus also said, “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower.”  He is the link to our covenant relationship with God. We need His help to stay connected with God the Father and each other, and we can stay connected with Him through prayer, reading and meditating on His words, be in communion and fellowship with our church and our community, and living a life of service to those who are in need especially the poor and those who has been neglected by our society.
Jesus said, “I am the vine. You are the branches.”  We need to stay connected with Him because He is the source of our life.  We will wither and die if we allow ourselves to be apart from Him.  So, for those who are graduating this year, whether you are moving on to go to college or will find a job and start living on your own, always stay connected with Jesus through a life of prayer, service to others, faithfulness to your covenant with God, and living a life of gratitude.  You also need to stay connected with your family and our faith community.  For all of us, we need to make  sure that our branches remain attached to the vine of Jesus, so that the love of God will abide in us and guide every decision and choices that we make.
 
Peace and Blessing to All, Deacon Rey Dinulong
 
Last Published: May 1, 2021 3:51 AM
 
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What's New
 
Master Plan Update
May 9, 2021
Click the link below for the latest Master Plan Update which includes the lastest Master Plan Diagram.
 
 
May 2021 Schedules
The May 2021 EMHC, Lector & Commentator and Sacristan schedules are posted to the "Parish News, Schedules & Calendar" section.
 
 
 
 
May 8th, Saturday
6:45 am - Holy Rosary followed
by Mass (Church)
5 pm - Vigil Mass (Church &
Live-streamed via
OLPH Facebook)
 
May 9th, Sunday
6th Sunday of Easter
Happy Mother's Day!
7 am - Mass (Church)
9 am - Mass (Church &
Live-streamed via
OLPH Facebook)
11 am - Mass (Church)
5 pm -  Mass (Church)
 
May 10th, Monday
8 am - Holy Rosary followed
by Mass (Church)
 
May 11th, Tuesday
8 am - Holy Rosary followed
by Mass (Church)
 
May 12th, Wednesday
8 am - Holy Rosary followed
by Mass (Church)
 
May 13th, Thursday
8 am - Holy Rosary followed
by Mass (Church)
 
May 14th, Friday
8 am - Holy Rosary followed
by Mass (Church)
 
May 15th, Saturday
6:45 am - Holy Rosary followed
by Mass (Church)
5 pm - Vigil Mass (Church &
Live-streamed via
OLPH Facebook)
 
May 16th, Sunday
The Ascension of the Lord
7 am - Mass (Church)
9 am - Mass (Church &
Live-streamed via
OLPH Facebook)
11 am - Mass (Church)
5 pm -  Mass (Church)
 
If you have any questions, please call the Parish Office at (808) 689-8681
 
 
Thank you for your continued support to our Food Pantry. Your generosity allows us to continue feeding our brothers and sisters in need.  May God continue to bless you and your family indeed!