God created one race: the human race

Hawaii Catholic Herald, 06/10/2020

Every day we are asked to show our love as Christians: Going to church weekly; opening the door for someone; helping at a food bank; sending our children to Catholic schools or religious education; reading the Bible; forgiving our spouse; helping with homework;...


Hawaii Catholic Herald, 03/04/2020

Ready or not, our Lenten journey has begun! If Lent caught you off-guard, don’t worry! It’s never too late to start again. Prayer God is not calling us to maintain the “status quo” of our prayer lives. How will we respond to his call to...


Be present during the Advent season

Hawaii Catholic Herald, 11/29/2019

Preparing for sports events takes grit, perseverance and even pain. Preparing for birthdays and Thanksgiving dinner remind us to be grateful for every gift God has given us, to truly treasure our family and friends, and to think of those in need. Preparing for tests and job interviews takes ...


A month of May like no other

Hawaii Catholic Herald, 05/13/2020

Except for the very few (if any) readers of this column who were alive during the Spanish flu of 1918, this month of May will be like no other May in our lives.

May conjures up many images: Mother’s Day, first Communions, confirmations, graduations, end-of-the-year...


Hawaii Catholic Herald, 02/05/2020

Everywhere we go, we see hearts and roses. It seems we cannot escape pink, red and white decorations, and chocolate galore. Many parents feel we’ve finally recuperated from the inundation of sweets for Halloween and cookies at Christmas … and now, it’s Valentine’s Day! How can we get away from the consumerism of...


Hawaii Catholic Herald, 04/15/2020

Who would have ever thought that our lives would have changed drastically over the past few weeks? Many of us look back at 9/11 as a day that changed history and the lives of each one of us. Amid the fear and anguish, we also saw our country unite, and...


Hawaii Catholic Herald, 01/22/2020

It’s impossible to share the faith with our children without embracing it ourselves. “Well, that’s why I send them to Faith Formation or Catholic School!” Not quite! Sharing the faith is primarily the responsibility of the parents. We are the domestic church. Take a moment and envision Jesus walking among us today. If...


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