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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Our Parking Ministry
is in dire need of assistance.

If you can:
- Arrive 30 minutes before your Mass begins
OR
- Stay 30 minutes after your Mass ends
AND
- Can help facilitate the flow of traffic
WE NEED YOU!
Please call the church office at 689-8681 for more information
or to sign up. No prior experience needed; lawenforcement
personnel welcomed.
 
 
ATTENTION SENIORS (60 and older) The Hawaii Food Bank is offering the SENIOR FARMERS' MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM again this summer.  Voucher booklets worth $50 worth of fresh produce at our local farmers' markets will be given to those Seniors who are 60 years of age or older, have a household annual income of less than $25,068 for singles, or $33,911 for a couple, and are a resident of Hawaii.

OLPH Food Pantry will be hosting this registration  on Saturday, July 22 and September 2, 2017, from 8 am -12 noon.

You must have these documents at the time of application.  Age verification (bring one combination): HI Driver's License and Social Security card; State ID and Birth Certificate.  Passport and proof of residency (like a recent electric bill).  Income verification (bring one): EBT Card; Medicaid (not Medicare) Card; current tax return form 1040 from 2016; current Social Security Checks from 2015 (or your yearly "new benefit amount" statement; or current Pay check stubs, 2015.  Bring all your documents and fill out an application form when you arrive at the church breezeway on Saturday, July 22 and September 2, 2017.  Questions, call Hotline at the Hawaii Food Bank: 954-7889.
 
 
 
 
SAVE THE DATE!   SPECIAL EVENT!
3RD Annual OLPH Golf Tournament
 
 

Friday, August 4, 2017
 @ the Ewa Beach Golf Club
 
For more information, Please call  Jerome & Bernie Kanalulu at 685-5906 or 225-8716 .   You may also email us at jbkohana@gmail.com
 
The golf committee is praying
for Leaders to head these committees:
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Banquet and Awards
  • Food Refreshments
  • Activities / Games and Contest
 
Click below for:
 
  Mahalo!
 
 
 
  • Dinner with Fr. Ed Barut and Fr. EJ Resinto for a party of Ten
    • Meal prepared by Chef Fr. EJ Resinto
Bidding starts at $100 / increase bids by $5 minimum
 
Place: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Rectory
Date to be announced.

Please enter your bids at the registration table with the Golf Tournament Committee following the
end of each Mass.

Last weekend to place Bids, July 29-30, 2017
 
 
       The banner story of the special section of the Hawaii Catholic Herald, dated 1 January 2016, Friday, is   the 2015 Diocesan Stewardship Report.  On page 11, there is an article entitled, “We have made great strides” written by Marlene De Costa.  This same article is reproduced in toto below so that those who could not avail of this issue of the Hawaii Catholic Herald would also have the opportunity to know and understand why there is a constant and regular input about Stewardship in our parish:
      When I was hired as diocesan real estate director in 2009, one of my highest priorities was to find appropriately sized properties in West Oahu for parishes bursting at the seams.  It was a tall order, with many unknowns.  Using With Grateful Hearts dollars, the Diocese commissioned a demographic study to determine likely congregation sizes in 2020 and out to 2035.  We shared the data with Leeward Oahu parishes, whose dedicated pastors and lay leaders began planning for themselves.  Some five years later we have made great strides. Following different strategies, real estate decisions were made for five of the seven parishes.
      St. Rita in Nanakuli purchased a house for a rectory, leaving the parish enough space to build an expanded church, hall, classrooms and office. Still in the planning stage, the parish is hoping a long-term ground lease extension will bring their dreams to fruition.
     In 2014, I helped St. Jude in Kapolei find a new home.  The 11-acre parcel is centrally located across from Kapolei Regional Park. It’s large enough for a 1,200-seat worship space, hall, catechism classrooms, office and rectory, with additional space should the parish see an elementary school in its future.
      Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Ewa Beach also developed a Master Plan that expands their worship space from 300 to 750 seats. The current church will become a parish hall and offices.  A nearby house was purchased as a rectory, allowing more space for the parish plan. A nearby property investment will help provide needed financial resources.
      Immaculate Conception in Ewa has completed a feasibility study and is now in search of a permanent new home.  The journey continues.

Each parish is moving along and, in my mind, the Holy Spirit is right along with them.
(Marlene De Costa is the Diocesan Real Estate Director).
 
 
The banner story of the special section of the Hawaii Catholic Herald, dated 1 January 2016, Friday, is the 2015 Diocesan Stewardship Report.  On page 10, there is an article entitled, “New pastor, old challenge” written by Lisa Sakamoto.  This same article is reproduced in toto below so that those who could not avail of this special issue of the Hawaii Catholic Herald would also have the opportunity to know and understand why there is a constant and regular input on Stewardship in our parish:
Does the following scenario sound familiar?  Your parish is bursting at the seams and needs to expand.  But your longstanding pastor, who had been leading the effort planning for future growth, is given a new assignment.  Your new pastor doesn’t have a clue as to what needs to be done.  What does your parish do?  It could follow the example of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Ewa Beach.  The new pastor there is Father Ed Barut. Before going to Ewa Beach, Father Ed, who is from the Philippines, was the parochial vicar at Sacred Heart Parish, Punahou.  When he arrived at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in 2012, the parish had a $2.5 million loan that is due in 2016.  The loan had been used to buy property behind the parish for its expansion.  How did Father Ed proceed?  First, he listened to his parishioners. Then he pulled together a very capable Planning and Building Committee and a Finance Council and leaned on his lay leadership to help him.  Finally, he called upon the Diocesan Administrative Services Team for advice in master planning, contract negotiations, real estate, financing and stewardship.  He included in the planning the principal of the parish school and the Hawaii Catholic Schools superintendent.  He communicated with his parishioners, seeking their input along the way.  He brought all the parts together and most importantly, he trusted God and allowed everyone to work as one Body of Christ.  Fast forward to today.  Father Ed has an approved master plan for the parish expansion and is ready to launch a capital campaign to raise more than $3 million.  Our Lady of Perpetual Help’s journey is only beginning but, it is safe to say, it is definitely on the right path in bringing the expansion to life. (Lisa Sakamoto is the Diocesan Finance Officer)
 
 
June 24th, Saturday
7 am - Mass (Church)
5 pm  - Vigil Mass (Church)
 
June 25th, Sunday
12th Sunday in
Ordinary Time
Masses: 7 am, 9 am. 11 am
& 5 pm (Church)
6:15 pm - Life Night
(Church & Breezeway)
 
June 26th, Monday
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
 
June 27th, Tuesday
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Feast Day
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
7 pm -  :Mass (Church)
 
June 28th, Wednesday
 8:15 am - Mass (Church)
6 pm -  :Mass (Church)
 
June 29th, Thursday
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
 
June 30th, Friday
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
 
July 1st, Saturday
7 am - Mass (Church)
11 am - Funeral Mass:
+Teresita M. Andaya (Church)
5 pm  - Vigil Mass (Church)
 
July 2nd, Sunday
13th Sunday in
Ordinary Time
Masses: 7 am, 9 am. 11 am
& 5 pm (Church)
6:15 pm - Life Night
(Church & Breezeway)
 
If you have any questions,
please call the
Parish Office.
 
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