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UPDATED DIRECTIVES FROM DIOCESE:
ALL CHURCHES & MISSIONS ARE CLOSED THROUGH APRIL 30 OR UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
ALL LITURGIES & SACRAMENTS ARE CANCELED THROUGH APRIL 30, INCLUDING HOLY WEEK, THE TRIDUUM & EASTER SUNDAY. FR. BRIAN WILL BE SAYING PRIVATE MASSES FOR THE INTENTIONS OF THE PARISH.
THE OBLIGATION TO ATTEND MASS ON SUNDAYS IS DISPENSED THROUGH APRIL 30.
DAILY & SUNDAY MASSES ARE CURRENTLY BEING LIVE-STREAMED FROM VARIOUS PARISHES IN THE DIOCESE. FOR THE LIST OF PARISHES VISIT WWW.CATHOLICHAWAII.ORG (also check EWTN)
CONFESSIONS WILL NO LONGER BE OFFERED, THAT INCLUDES BY PHONE.
ALL FUNERALS, WEDDINGS & BAPTISMS ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
ALL FIRST COMMUNIONS/CONFIRMATIONS SCHEDULED FROM NOW THROUGH APRIL 30 ARE POSTPONED.
THE FOLLOWING LITURGIES WITH BISHOP SILVA WILL BE LIVE STREAMED AT WWW.HICTV.COM OR WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/HONOLULUCATHEDRALBASILICA:
          5TH SUNDAY OF LENT, 9AM, MARCH 29
          LENTEN PENANCE SERVICE, 7PM, APRIL 1
          CHRISM MASS, 7PM, APRIL 2
          PALM SUNDAY, 9AM, APRIL 5
          HOLY THURSDAY, 7PM, APRIL 9
          GOOD FRIDAY, 3PM, APRIL 10
          EASTER VIGIL, 7PM, APRIL 11
          EASTER SUNDAY, 9AM, APRIL 12
          2ND SUNDAY OF EASTER, 9AM, APRIL 19
          3RD SUNDAY OF EASTER, 9AM, APRIL 26
PLEASE SEE DIOCESAN WEBSITE FOR ANY UPDATES.

How can we keep Sunday Holy? Here are many ways in which to do so (from the office of the Bishop).

Molokai, one of the least inhabited Hawaiian islands (population 7000), is an island with much natural beauty and a unique spirituality. Molokai served as home for sixteen years, to Father Damien, a 19th century Sacred Hearts priest from Belgium, who volunteered to care for the Hansen disease (leprosy) patients at Kalawao, on the desolate Kalaupapa peninsula of Molokai. In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI canonized Father Damien, Saint Damien of Molokai, Apostle to the Patients. Although his title is now “Saint Damien”, for the people of Molokai and for all those who find inspiration in his story or who walk in his steps this beloved man remains “Father Damien.”

In his ministry on Molokai, Father Damien bandaged and comforted the leprosy patients; built hospitals, houses, chapels and coffins; organized picnics; educated the children; and ministered to the patient’s spiritual needs. In his work with the patients who had been exiled to the isolated Kalaupapa peninsula, Father Damien reformed a settlement known for its lawlessness, filth and despair, into a community of individual respect, love and laughter. Father Damien built a community of love and hope through his teaching and living Jesus Christ’s gospel message of unconditional love. Following Father Damien’s death in 1889, his work among the patients was continued by Mother Marianne Cope, OSF (canonized Saint Marianne in 2012) and by Brother Dutton, a US civil war veteran.