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  Feast of Santo Niño Celebration The Feast of Santo Niño is a solemn celebration of the 500-year milestone of the great history of the Philippines. The country’s oldest Catholic icon is the Santo Niño. Santo Niño is known for His miracles and people’s devotions that transcend religions. In the words of Pope Francis, the Holy Child is the Protector of the Philippines for half a millenni-um thus His significance both in Philippines history and […]

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Faith Formation

Prepare for Next Week’s Scripture Readings  1st Rdg/Primera Lectura – Jeremiah (Jeremins) 1:4-5, 17-19 Psalm/Salmo – 71 (70): 1-2, 3-4(a), 5-6(ab), 16(ab), 17 2nd Rdg/Seguna Lectura–1 Corinthians (Corintios) 12:31-13:13 or 13:4-13 Gospel/Evangelio – Luke (Lucas) 4:21-30   Grades K-5 The children are back at Faith Formation classes learning about the Gospel and God’s love for us. When we love God, we can love others. Thank you for supporting us by bringing your children to class […]

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Ministies Update

The Sharing Garden  After a disappointing 3rd quarter harvest, the Shar-ing Garden returned to near-normal yields in the 4th quarter with 3,347 pounds of fruits and vegetables harvested and distributed. For the calendar year, our total harvest was 14,650 pounds, divided between Ulu Wini—HOPE Services (7,348 pounds), Malama Na Keiki (3,569 pounds), and St. Michael’s Food Pantry (3,733 pounds). Our dedicated team is looking for-ward to the New Year as we continue to provide fresh […]

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Enrichment Opportunities

Apologetics Classes Begin January 26 What is “Apologetics”? Are we apologizing for being Catholic? Are we sorry about the Faith? No way! Apologetics comes from the Greek word apologia meaning a “defense.” In his First Letter, Peter says, “…Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you a reason for your hope (1 Pt 3:15).”  Apologetics is not about being defensive or apologizing, it is about breathing hope into the world through solid […]

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From the Office

Unforeseen Expense We’ll soon need to pay for a new A/C Chiller, which will take 10-12 months to ship once it’s ordered. The Chiller we have now has been damaged by the salty sea air and has been repaired a few times already, but these repairs are only “bandaids” that will allow it to work for a while. The cost for a new one is over $250,000, an expense that is unexpected. Please kokua! Please […]

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