Molokai Place Names

Molokai History [from "Place Names of Hawaii, Revised Edition", Pukui, Elbert & Mookini, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, 1976] 'Ilio: Point, West Molokai. Meaning" dog. 'Ilio-pi'i: Cape and Bay, Kalaupapa Peninsula, Meaning: climbing dog. 'Iloli: Three land divisions, west Molokai. Meaning: yearning. Imu-kalua-ua: "heiau", north Molokai, rain-baking oven. It is believed that raindrops were caught [...]

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Praying the Gospel through the Rosary: The Assumption

Praying the Gospel through the Rosary: The Assumption Submitted and written by Deacon Jim Krupka Mary remained on earth for several years after her Son ascended into Heaven. At the end of her natural life, she was taken, body and soul, into Heaven. The Assumption is a unique mystery to ponder since not all Christians [...]

By |2022-09-14T08:16:49+00:00September 12th, 2022|Damien Church Blog 1, messages from Deacon Jim Krupka, Mysteries of the Rosary|Comments Off on Praying the Gospel through the Rosary: The Assumption

Molokai History: Place Names

Molokai History: [from "Place Names of Hawaii", Revised Edition, Pukui, Elbert & Mookini, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, 1976] Honowewe: Coastal area, east Molokai, meaning: pouring bay [of rain]. Ho'olehua: Village, land divisions & Hawaiian homestead area near the Molokai airport, said to be named for a chief, meaning: acting the expert. Huelo: Islet, 3.1 [...]

By |2022-09-14T08:21:32+00:00September 9th, 2022|Damien Church Blog 1, Molokai History, Molokai Place Names|Comments Off on Molokai History: Place Names

Praying the Gospel through the Rosary: Descent of the Holy Spirit

Praying the Gospel through the Rosary: Descent of the Holy Spirit Submitted Deacon Jim Krupka At the Last Supper, Jesus promised that He would send the Spirit. He told His disciples, "The Advocate, the holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name—he will teach you everything and remind you of all that [I] [...]

By |2022-09-11T00:36:51+00:00September 3rd, 2022|Damien Church Blog 1, messages from Deacon Jim Krupka, Mysteries of the Rosary|Comments Off on Praying the Gospel through the Rosary: Descent of the Holy Spirit
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