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Entries for August 2014

Peace be with you! Pope Francis recently wrote to the Secretary of the United Nations decrying how, in the Middle East, “Christians and other religious minorities have been forced to flee from their homes and witness the destruction of their places of worship.” U.S. Catholic Bishops are expressing their solidarity with Christians and others suffering persecution in the Middle East by taking up a special collection to assist them. I am asking all parishes in Hawaii to join this effort by taking up the special collection. The collection at St. Elizabeth parish will be on the weekend of October 4-5. Proce...

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Stewardship is based on the spiritual principles of the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus.  As Catholics, realizing all that we have is a gift from God, we are encouraged to reflect on our blessings, enhance them and share them with others. By giving of ourselves and helping those around us, we are practicing Christian stewardship. In 1992, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops brought attention to this principal when they published Stewardship: A Disciple’s Response (U.S. Bishops' Pastoral Letter). Looking beyond financial contributions alone, this document encourages Catholics to ...

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Visit these websites: Hawaii State Civil Defense - scd.hawaii.gov OR ready.gov

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