St. Sophia Church: Molokai History

Molokai History: [from a Bulletin from St. Sophia Church in Kaunakakai, no date] The first chapel in Kaunakakai was blessed in January, 1914 by Bishop Libert Boeynams, SS.CC. The property belonged to Moses Burrows and the chapel seated 50 souls. In 1937, a new church was built to replace this chapel. Mrs. Sophie Cooke gave [...]

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St. Theresa Catholic Church in Kualapuu: Molokai History

Molokai History: [from Hawaii Catholic Herald, March 16, 1990] In the transitional years of 1986-88 while the two Molokai parishes of Sacred Heart and St. Sophia were being united, diocesan priests Father Alfred Rebuldela and Father Robert Schwarzhaupt administered the parish. They were followed by Father Victor Lanuevo and Father Marc R. Alexander. St. Theresa [...]

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Catholic Church History of Molokai

Molokai History: [From Hawaii Catholic Herald, March 3, 1990] Topside refers to the entire island with exception of the isolated Kalaupapa peninsula which juts into the ocean at the base of Molokai's towering north shore cliffs. The home of the settlement for Hansen's disease patients made famous by Father Damien. Kalaupapa is served by St. [...]

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St. Theresa Church History, Kualapuu, Molokai

Molokai History: [from Hawaii Catholic Herald, March 16, 1990] In 1945, Father Systermans, SS.CC. moved the parish hall from the Sacred Heart church grounds in Hoolehua to Kualapuu for the community's liturgies. He named the new church in honor of St. Theresa, the Little Flower of Jesus. Father Jules Verhaeghe, SS.CC., blessed the church on [...]

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