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Mysteries of the Rosary (1)Scripture

Praying the Gospel: The Rosary By: Deacon Jim Krupka This article begins a series focused on the Gospel basis of the Rosary. The Rosary is a beautiful Scripture-based prayer. But to someone without knowledge of the Rosary, the scripture basis is not apparent. Non-Catholics observing recitation of the Rosary see repeated memorized prayers said quickly. [...]

By |2022-05-11T08:46:57+00:00May 1st, 2022|messages from Deacon Jim Krupka, Mysteries of the Rosary|Comments Off on Mysteries of the Rosary (1)Scripture

2nd Octave in Easter 2022 Homily

Aloha friends. What a week! No matter what you had going on this past week, I hope there was room to enjoy the emotion of, "He is risen, alleluia." On Ash Wednesday and the first few days of Lent, we talked about what we could do to make Easter different this year, more than just [...]

By |2022-04-27T00:07:37+00:00April 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2nd Octave in Easter 2022 Homily

Ground Broken for Kaunakakai’s Long-Awaited Church

Molokai History: [from Hawaii Catholic Herald, February 4, 2011] "Ground Broken for Kaunakakai's Long-Awaited Church" At 9:29am, the old church bell tolled and Stephen Petro, chairman of the parish building committee, introduced the formalities and Bishop Larry Silva. "It is a joy and a privilege to be here with you," said the bishop who had [...]

By |2022-04-26T23:53:23+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Damien Church Blog 1, Molokai church history, Molokai History|Comments Off on Ground Broken for Kaunakakai’s Long-Awaited Church

Amoris Laetitia 18 Love through the ages

Sharing God's Creative Work: Growing Old Together Submitted by Deacon Jim Krupka Good day friends:  This article is the last in the Love in the Family Series.  My next series will be a 21 article series based on the mysteries of the Rosary.  After an introductory article, each article will address one mystery of the Rosary in [...]

By |2022-04-26T23:59:55+00:00April 21st, 2022|Amoris Laetitia, messages from Deacon Jim Krupka|Comments Off on Amoris Laetitia 18 Love through the ages

Amoris Laetitia 17 Easter Love in the Family

Family: Gathered in the Light of Easter Submitted by Deacon Jim Krupka The Second Vatican Council said that lay spirituality takes its “particular character” from what happens in married life. Throughout scripture, we find the message that God dwells in those that live in his ways. The depth of marital love and family is a [...]

By |2022-04-27T08:18:40+00:00April 17th, 2022|Amoris Laetitia, messages from Deacon Jim Krupka|Comments Off on Amoris Laetitia 17 Easter Love in the Family

Ground Breaking for the New St. Damien Church in Molokai

Molokai History: [from the Hawaii Catholic Herald, February 4, 2011] Ground Broken for Kaunakakai's long-awaited church About 300 people gathered beneath a cloudless blue sky at the grass-covered empty lot at 115 Ala Malama Street in Kaunakakai to watch a long-held dream emerge into reality. The Molokai parish of St. Damien officially broke ground for [...]

By |2022-04-16T07:36:21+00:00April 16th, 2022|Catholicism in Hawaii, Damien Church Blog 1, Molokai church history, Molokai History, St. Damien|Comments Off on Ground Breaking for the New St. Damien Church in Molokai

Amoris Laetitia 16 Love in Crisis

The Sweetness of Love in Crisis Submitted by Deacon Jim Krupka I get the impression Pope Francis likes good wine. He begins his comments about difficulties in marriage, saying that those who love are like fine wine. The daily experience of marriage gives married life its richness and “body.” The Pope was not the first [...]

By |2022-04-27T08:16:26+00:00April 10th, 2022|Amoris Laetitia, messages from Deacon Jim Krupka|Comments Off on Amoris Laetitia 16 Love in Crisis

A New Catholic Church for Molokai

Molokai History: [from Hawaii Catholic Herald, December 23, 2011] "A Welcoming Church for a Friendly Isle" Sister Isabel Rabbon, a Maryknoll sister who worked as a pastoral associate at the old St. Sophia Parish under several pastors from 1979 to 1990, said the new church was "a dream come true." The church's sound qualities impressed [...]

By |2022-04-16T07:40:40+00:00April 6th, 2022|Catholicism in Hawaii, Damien Church Blog 1, Molokai church history, Molokai History, St. Damien of Molokai|Comments Off on A New Catholic Church for Molokai

Amoris Laetitia 15 Love in the Wider Family

Life in the Wider Family Submitted by Deacon Jim Krupka Much of our faith history centers on the extended family. The Twelve Tribes of Israel were family as sons of Jacob. We hear the extensive genealogy of Jesus read at the Christmas Vigil (Mt 1:1-25). The Ten Commandments establish the obligation to honor father and [...]

By |2022-04-16T08:40:52+00:00April 4th, 2022|Amoris Laetitia, Damien Church Blog 1, messages from Deacon Jim Krupka, The Joy of Love in the Family|Comments Off on Amoris Laetitia 15 Love in the Wider Family

Amoris Laetitia 14 Love of Father and Mother

The Love of Mother and Father Submitted by Deacon Jim Krupka Pope Francis describes the love of a mother and father for their child as a "spark of God's love." Rare is the entertainment sitcom that shows the dignity of a man and woman, married with children, united in the joy of family. Most of [...]

By |2022-04-16T08:35:46+00:00March 26th, 2022|Amoris Laetitia, Damien Church Blog 1, messages from Deacon Jim Krupka, The Joy of Love in the Family|Comments Off on Amoris Laetitia 14 Love of Father and Mother
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