Announcements

The May Crowning: Celebrating the Coronation of Mary

Courtesy of Catholic Stewardship Consultants For many Catholics, May Crownings of statues or icons of the Blessed Mother have become rites of spring. This annual Marian devotion appropriately takes place near Mother’s Day and ushers in a month during which the Catholic Church pays special homage to Mary as the Queen of Heaven and Mother of God. Generally taking place around the first weekend of the month, May Crownings often involve processions and adorning statues […]

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The Greeters Ministry: Welcoming All to the Celebration of the Mass with Aloha and Ho’okipa

Courtesy of Catholic Stewardship Consultants Now more than ever, in the wake of the isolation brought by COVID restrictions, it is important to welcome parishioners and guests into the church with the aloha that characterizes St. Michael’s Parish. “There has been a loss of connection with the church,” says Jo Anne Fay, a member of the Greeters Ministry here at St. Michael the Archangel. “And we want people to feel the joy, celebration, and closeness […]

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The Wedding Ministry: Joyfully Preparing Couples from Near and Far

Courtesy of Catholic Stewardship Consultants Every year, our parish welcomes couples who travel from all over to be married in our beautiful church. After months of planning over the phone, the bride and groom-to-be arrive and are welcomed by Paulette Adams and the Wedding Ministry team: Theresa Hernandez and Frankie Hemby, who assist during the wedding liturgy. The Wedding Ministry serves both parish couples and visiting couples who are planning weddings, but Paulette estimates that […]

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The Funeral Ministry: Offering Compassion and Aloha at a Difficult Time

When a loved one dies, planning for the funeral can be a daunting task for the family. However, here at St. Michael Parish, our Funeral Ministry is prepared to take the `ohana into their care to help them make the decisions necessary at this time. Ministry coordinator Aunty Caroline K. Smith has been involved in this service for more than eight years. Besides herself, there are eight ministry members. Their service begins when the family […]

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The Return Ministry: Prayer Group Formed to Bring People Back to Catholic Faith

from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish Newsletter — Mar /Apr 2022by Catholic Stewardship Consultants The statistics are disheartening. The St. Michael Pastoral Council recently read the book, Return: How to Draw Your Child Back to the Church, by Brandon Vogt. Shirley David gave one to each member asa summer reading gift. After reading and discussing the book, Pastoral Council members each decided to start praying for someone specific who had become disengaged with the Catholic Church. […]

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Mark Your Calendar

For more upcoming events, please visit our events calendar by clicking here. Healing Mass June 28 Fr. Alfred Guerrero will offer a Healing Mass onTuesday, June 28, 2022 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm at St.Michael’s. Anyone in need of healing and fellowship are encouraged to join us. For more information, contact Monica Choe at (720) 341-3752. Diaconate Ordination~Arrion Rosales-Llantos July 1 The Diocese of Honolulu announces the ordination of Arrion Rosales-Llantos to the order of Deacon by His Excellency Most […]

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Faith Formation

Prepare for Next Week’s Scripture Readings 1st Reading/Primera Lectura: Isaiah (Isaías) 66:10-14 Psalm: 66:1-3,4-5,6-7,16,20 / Salmo: 65:1-3,4-5,6-7,16,20 2nd Rdg/Segunda Lectura: Galatians (Gálatas) 6:14-18 Gospel/Evangelio: Luke (Lucas) 10:1-12,17-20 or 10:1-9 Neighborhood Rosary Inspires Community Prayer “The Rosary will make virtue and good works flourish, and will obtain for souls the most abundant divine mercies. It will draw the hearts of men from the love of the world and its vanities, and will lift them to the desire of eternal things. […]

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Ministies Update

Meals That Heal Ministry  Dedicated volunteers prepare and deliver meals to those who are temporarily homebound or ill. This ministry is for those who will need a little extra assistance following surgery, someone who is undergoing medical treatment or someone who has just had a baby, etc. Often family and friends are able to help for a short time but our volunteers help to supplement that assistance by providing meals a few times a week […]

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Enrichment Opportunities

Life in the Spirit Seminar Unleash the power of the Holy Spirit in your life– peace, joy, love, and much more. Session #1-God’s Love with Fr. Joe Badding was a great start. Join us for Session #2-Salvation with Fr. Joe Badding on TUES-April 12th from 6:30-8pm which will be a Zoom meeting. [No meeting at Church due to Holy Week.] We will be back in the Church on TUES-April 19th from 6:30-8pm for Session #3-A […]

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From the Office

Advocates for Annulment Process  Pope Francis has streamlined the process to petition for a declaration of nullity to make the process shorter. He also eliminated the mandatory fee. For assistance in petitioning, the following persons are Advocates for St. Michael’s: Deacon Sándor Hernández Morales, Meali’inani Duarte-Morales, Rosana Knudson, and Judy Glickstein. Call the office at (808) 326-7771 to leave a message for one of them to call you.  Spam Emails Posing as Our Clergy are Fake SPAM […]

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