Posts by Fr Andy
As we enter into Holy Week we are invited to think about our connection with the Church around the world, particularly with our sisters and brothers who are serving in isolated and deployed locations. Some of the most significant Holy Week celebrations have been those where I was deployed. There is something about the shared suffering and isolation from friends and family that ties us in a deeper way to the celebration of the Paschal Triduum and the celebration of…
Kerry Weber An Executive Editor at America Magazines writes a good article on what to say to your children in the aftermath of the Pennsylvania report. She articulates well what most Catholics feel….it’s not the leaders that keep most coming back to Church it’s faith in God and the community that surrounds us. You can read the her article here.
Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash The article Can’t tell where God is calling you? Follow your wounds by Father Klein is quite insightful and begs the question…are we willing to go where God sends us?
In This 4th of July, we need to focus less on our independence and more on our neighbors from America – The Jesuit Review author Jim Mcdermott asks us to look at Independence Day from the perspective of our Catholic Faith and to avoid the tendency to think along nationalistic or individualist lines.
In I wanted to become a Catholic. But first I had to give up the Eucharist—and porn in America – The Jesuit Review author Jacob Turnrose shares his story of wanting to join the Church but also how he had to overcome his struggle with addiction to pornography,
Religious Education for the next school year will begin on 19 August 2018 and run through 19 May 2019. Classes will be held weekly from 0945-1045 with various holidays and long weekends off. Please register your children now using our on line registration at https://vbspro.events/p/events/hawaii-catholic-re . If you are an adult wanting to register for RCIA please use the same website. Our program will be only as strong as a our volunteer support of it. Due to the length of…