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November 15, 2022 - Thirty-Third Week of Ordinary Time

Tuesday within the Thirty-Third Week of Ordinary Time (V46)
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Holy Days of Obligation

Please note that in the Diocese of Honolulu, in addition to all Sundays of the year, there are only two Holy Days of Obligation on which the faithful are obliged to attend Mass: December 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary; and December 25, Christmas (which falls on a Sunday this year).  Be sure to check your parish’s Mass schedule for these special days of our faith.

Eva Andrade's been Navigating Politics and Faith for Three Decades

Eva Andrade has been advocating for Catholic-Christian values in isle politics for close to 30 years. (HCH Photo | Anna Weaver)

By Anna Weaver
Hawaii Catholic Herald

Toward the end of a voting information night at One Love Ministries in Kakaako on Oct. 19, Eva Andrade told a story about her father as a way to explain why Christians need to advocate for their values with kindness.

Her dad, Jim Andrade, was working in his front yard one day when a local politician, who lived in the neighborhood, came jogging by. Jim didn’t like the way that representative had voted and shouted a negative comment at the man.

Whenever the representative saw Andrade’s father after that, the politician avoided him. And while Andrade said that her father had every right to free speech, he also lost an opportunity to build a relationship with the elected official.

“We wear Christ like a garment, and people when they are in our presence, should smell the fragrance of Jesus,” Andrade said. “They should be smelling good stuff on us.” Read more...

One Faith, One ‘Ohana

From the Office for Social Ministry

For forty years, the National Catholic Partnership on Disabilities (NCPD) has been working with diocesan parishes to promote meaningful participation of persons with disabilities. Following their motto of “One Lord, One Faith, One Family,” the NCPD provides tools and resources so that all parishioners can feel included in church activities through sacramental experiences and fellowship.

In preparation of the upcoming International Day for Persons with Disabilities, NCPD is hosting a special panel discussion: “Where Faith and Disability Meet” on November 30, 2022 at 2pm ET or 9am HST. Please save the date and join us! Read more...

"A Time To Grieve" Retreat, Nov 19

Saturday, November 19, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
St. Anthony Retreat Center
Rose Hill Conference Room and Chapel

A Day of Reflection and Prayer for those who are grieving. Led by Sr. Marie Lemert, ss.cc., and Sr. Jane Francis Leandro, ss.cc.

Mass at 11:00 a.m. Please bring a brown bag lunch; snacks and drinks provided. Suggested donation: $15.00

Space is limited, call Sr. Ivy (808) 845-0065 by November 15, 2022.

Flyer available HERE.

Global Celebration of Young People, Nov 19-20

November 19-20, 2022

At the end of Mass on the Solemnity of Christ the King in November 2020, Pope Francis called for a renewal of the celebration of young people in local churches every year on the Solemnity of Christ the King. This year the date is November 19-20, 2022. We encourage you to celebrate the gifts of youth and young adults this year.

Learn more about the Global Celebration of Young People here: http://catholichawaii.org/oyyam/global.

Flyer available HERE.

Art of Witness: A Celebration of Jesus in the Eucharist, Dec 3

Saturday, December 3, 2022, 9:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.
Mary, Star of the Sea Church & School

Talented and faith-filled catechists and artist-educators from our Hawaii Catholic Schools and parishes will help us reflect upon the source and summit of our faith – the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist – and inspire in us creative new ways to proclaim the Truth to the world.




Flyer available HERE.

Day of Recollection "Journeying with a Saint," Dec 3

Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
via Zoom

The Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting is hosting a Day of Recollection for young people of all ages. Learn more about the life and service of Mother Theodore Guerin and how she is a model for us on caring for the sick and the poor.

RSVP at: https://www.catholichawaii.org/dor. Questions? Email the DHCCS at dhccs.hi@gmail.com.

Flyer available HERE.

"The Chosen" New Episodes Viewing, Dec 9

Friday, December 9, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.
One Community Center
St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, Mililani

Join St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church in Mililani to watch episodes 1 & 2 of The Chosen - Season Three.

Tickets are available at www.stjohnmililani.org.

Synopsis: What now? After Jesus completes a sermon that turns the world upside down, all 12 disciples (including newcomer Judas) are ready to follow him to the ends of the earth. But problems remain. Matthew wrestles with estrangement from his family. Andrew visits an imprisoned John the Baptist. Mary and the women must find a source of income. Simon and Eden face the costs of following Jesus. Most importantly, the disciples face their biggest challenge yet when Jesus sends them out, two by two, to preach and perform miracles without him.

Flyer available HERE.

EPIC Ministry Christmas Banquet "A White Christmas," Dec 30

Friday, December 30, 2022, 6-10 PM
Hawaii Okinawa Center Ballroom
94-587 Uke'e St.
Waipahu, HI 96797

Join us as we kick-off the 10 year anniversary of EPIC Ministry at this year's Christmas Banquet, "A White Christmas".

For more information, visit epicministry.net

Flyer available HERE.

Saint of the Week

St. Gertrude the Great
Memorial – November 16

Today’s saint, known as Saint Gertrude the Great, is one of the most provocative spiritual writers in the long and rich history of the Church. When just a child, she was placed in the care of Benedictine nuns, perhaps because of her parents’ early deaths. The high walls surrounding the cloister broadened the young girl’s mind, instead of confining it. For Gertrude, as for so many women of her era restricted by custom to narrow cultural lanes, a monastery-sponsored education amidst a self-governing community of women was superior to the forms of life otherwise available to them. Gertrude flourished in religious life and became well versed in the humanities, theology, and Latin, a language which she showed mastery of in her spiritual writings. At the age of twenty-five, Sister Gertrude had a jarring spiritual experience which would divide her life dramatically into two halves, “before” and “after.” “Before,” Gertrude was a faithful nun but overly interested in secular writers and knowledge for knowledge’s sake. “After,” she buried her head in Scripture, read widely in the Fathers of the Church, and melted under the high-amperage gaze beaming at her from the eyes of Christ. Read more...

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Online Giving for Parishes

Support your local parish online! You can give directly to your parish on the Diocese of Honolulu's Offertory page at www.catholichawaii.org/offertory.

On behalf of the parishes in the Diocese of Honolulu, thank you for your gift of support. Mahalo nui loa!

Live-streaming Masses for the Diocese of Honolulu

There are many opportunities to view Mass via live stream from various churches in the Diocese of Honolulu.


Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, downtown Honolulu
Sundays at 10 AM
Weekdays at 12 PM, Saturdays at 12 PM and 5 PM

Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, Kalihi
Sundays at 10:30 AM
Mondays to Thursdays at 6:30 AM, Fridays & Saturdays at 8 AM

Mystical Rose Oratory, Kaimuki
Sundays at 10 AM

Newman Center, Manoa
Sundays at 5 PM

Mary, Star of the Sea, Waialae-Kahala
Saturdays at 5:30 PM

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Ewa Beach
Sundays at 9 AM
Weekdays at 8:15 AM, Saturdays at 7 AM and 5 PM

Our Lady of Sorrows, Wahiawa
Sundays at 9 AM
or https://www.olswahiawa.org

Our Lady of the Mount, Kalihi
Sundays at 9 AM

Resurrection of the Lord, Waipio
Sundays at 9:30 AM

St. Anthony, Kalihi
Sundays at 8:30 AM, Weekdays at 6:30 AM, Saturdays at 7 AM

St. Augustine, Waikiki
Saturdays at 5 PM

St. Elizabeth, Aiea
Sundays at 10 AM

St. Joseph, Waipahu
Sundays at 10 AM, Weekdays at 6:30 AM, Saturdays at 7 AM

St. Pius X, Manoa
Sundays at 11 AM
Facebook: Diocese Of Honolulu Evangelization Taskforce

St. Michael, Waialua
Sundays at 11 AM, Wednesdays at 7 AM
or https://stsmichaelpeterpaul.org

St. Rita, Nanakuli
Sundays at 9 AM
or YouTube

St. Roch, Kahuku
Sundays at 7:30 AM

St. Stephen, Nuuanu
Sundays at 10 AM


Immaculate Heart of Mary, Papaikoi & St. Anthony, Laupahoehoe
Sundays at 8 AM (St. Anthony, Laupahoehoe)
Sundays at 10 AM (Immaculate Heart of Mary, Papaikoi)
Saturdays at 5 PM (Immaculate Heart of Mary, Papaikoi)

Our Lady of Lourdes, Honokaa
Sundays at 9 AM & 6:30 PM, Saturdays at 5:30 PM


St. Catherine, Kapaa
Sundays at 9:30 AM, Mondays to Saturdays at 7 AM
or https://www.facebook.com/stcatherinekauai


Maria Lanakila, Lahaina
Sundays at 7 AM, 8:45 AM
Mondays to Saturdays at 7 AM

Our Lady Queen of Angels, Kula
Daily at 7 AM

St. Joseph, Makawao
Sundays at 9 AM

Resources to Prepare for Watching a Livestream Mass:

Previous Announcements


Worldwide Marriage Encounter Experience - Oahu, Nov 18-20

"A Time To Grieve" Retreat, Nov 19

Global Celebration of Young People, Nov 19-20

Mass for Thanksgiving Day, Nov 24

Thanksgiving Day Holiday, Nov 24-25

Annual Convocation of Priests, Nov 28-Dec 2


Holy Land Pilgrimage with St. John, Mililani, Dec 1-11

Art of Witness: A Celebration of Jesus in the Eucharist, Dec 3

Day of Recollection "Journeying with a Saint," Dec 3

Mass for Immaculate Conception, Dec 8

2nd Collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious, Dec 10-11

Simbang Gabi Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Ewa Beach, Dec 16

Mass for the 90th Anniversary of Christ the King, Kahului, Dec 17

Misa de Gallo at Christ the King, Kahului, Dec 18

Simbang Gabi Mass at St. Anthony, Wailuku, Dec 18

Misa de Gallo at St. Joseph, Makawao, Dec 19

Simbang Gabi Mass at Maria Lanakila, Lahaina, Dec 19

Misa de Gallo at St. Theresa, Kihei, Dec 20

Misa de Gallo at Sacred Hearts, Lanai City, Dec 21

Misa de Gallo at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Pearl City, Dec 22

Christmas Eve Holiday (Observed), Dec 23

Misa de Gallo at St. John Apostle & Evangelist, Mililani, Dec 23

Simbang Gabi Mass at St. Philomena, Honolulu, Dec 23

Misa de Gallo with Bishop Silva at St. Joseph, Waipahu, Dec 24

Christmas Midnight Mass, Dec 25

Christmas Day Mass, Dec 25

Christmas Day Holiday (Observed), Dec 26

New Year's Eve Holiday (Observed), Dec 30

EPIC Ministry Christmas Banquet "A White Christmas," Dec 30


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