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Sunday, May 01, 2016

Reconciliation 4pm / Mass 5pm
Mass Sunday
6am, 8am, 10am, 12pm & 5pm
Mass Monday – Saturday
First Thursday Adoration
7:30am - 8:30am
Parish Office Hours
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Closed holidays.

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    St. Elizabeth Summer School
    St. Elizabeth School is now registering children K through 8 for summer school June 13 to July 15, 2016. Sign up today so you... Read More
    Church Parking Lot Security Needed
    We ask all our parishioners to kindly respect all the directions of our parking security volunteers who are there for your sa... Read More
    2015/2016 Bishop's Circle Appeal
    Aloha, Parishioners and Friends of St. Elizabeth Parish. Please pray about how you can help Bishop Larry meet the needs of... Read More
    Can you help send youth ministry leaders to a training convention?
    Youth ministry is the most important ministry of our parish community. Here at St. Elizabeth's, we are so proud of our pa... Read More
    Sacrament of Confirmation to be conferred PRIOR to first Holy Communion

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    Mahalo for visiting our website. If you cannot find the information you need, call our parish office (808-487-2414) or send email to and we will make every effort to help you. Our website is updated regularly so come back soon to visit with us again.

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    God bless you+  Aloha ke Akua+
    Father Arnold Ortiz, Pastor,
    and Parish Staff

    Prayer for the Year of Mercy. See all the details about this Jubilee Year, including information about the plenary indulgence.

    APRIL / MAY 2016

    The Knights of Columbus remind all who purchased doughnuts that you can pick them up after Masses April 30–May1. Mahalo for your support.

    May 1, Sixth Sunday of Easter
    Saturday, May 7
    Come spend a day with Sisters from different religious communities in Hawaii to learn about the religious life and learn about other vocations in the Church – single life and married life. We hope that you will join us! For more information and registration form, email:
    May 7 & 8, 2nd Collection
    Catholic Communication Campaign
    This collection communicates the Gospel through Catholic social media activities and enriches our faith through television, radio, social media, podcasts, and print media. Thank you for your support of this important work. Half of your donation stays in our diocese to support local communications needs. The CCC is how we share our experience of faith, worship, and witness to the world. Read more.

    Sunday, May 8
    Tuesday, May 10
    Feast of St. Damien
    May 10 is the Feast Day of Saint Damien DeVeuster as well as the anniversary of the granting of the title of Minor Basilica to the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. In honor of these two significant events, the Cathedral Gallery and Gift Shop is offering special gifts with purchase of Saint Damien Merchandise throughout the entire month of May. Purchase $50 of St. Damien merchandise and receive a St. Damien plaque made in the Holy Land (value $20). Purchase $100 of St. Damien Merchandise and receive a St. Damien plaque made in the Holy Land (value $20) as well as a St. Damien lithograph signed by Maui artist Philip Sabado (value  $20). While supplies last. We also have new items with devotion to the Divine Mercy and Our Lady of Guadalupe. Orders can be placed via phone at 808-585-3311. Sale Valid from May 1, 2016 to May 31, 2016. All sales fiinal.
    Saturday, May 14
    Catholic Parent Revival [CPR] is sponsored by the Diocese of Honolulu and National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry. Come to St. John Parish, Mililani, from 9:00am to 12:00pm. A 3-hour experience for parents and grandparents to motivate, revive, and support you in your role as parents and provide hands-on material to put faith in the center of family life. CPR is part of the Strong Catholic Families National Initiative, helping parishes and schools partner more closely with parents to bring home the faith. For information, contact Makana Aiona, Coordinator of Young Adult Ministry: email or 808-203-6762.
    Saturday, May 14
    The 8th grade class of St. Elizabeth School presents their car wash from 10:00am to 2:00pm, a fundraiser to help cover expenses for their graduation activities. The cost per car is $10. Mahalo for your support. Graduation is May 27.

    Sunday, May 29
    Mass, 10:30am, Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa
    Main Celebrant: Bishop Larry Silva
    Eucharistic Procession 11:45am from St. Theresa Co-Cathedral to Basilica of Our Lady of Peace. Participants, bring your own water and sun protection for the one-mile march. Adoration and Benediction 1:00pm. For more information, contact the Office of Worship at (808) 585-3342.
    Monday, May 30
    Memorial Day
    Remembering our fallen heroes.

    June 2016
    Wednesday, June 29
    Resurrection of the Lord Parish, Waipio
    7:00pm – 9:30pm

    God didn’t create us to just get by: He created us to live life to the fullest. Are you ready to take your life to a new level – practically, and spiritually? If you want that “something more” for your life – and who doesn’t? – then do not miss Reboot! Live! Reboot! Live! is for ages 12 and up, from teens to grandparents. So bring the whole family. And please consider inviting a friend, especially someone who doesn’t usually come to events at Church. You’ll be amazed the impact this event will have on them! More information and tickets HERE.

    Vocation Corner

    Pray daily the VOCATION PRAYER. Learn more about our VOCATION CROSS ministry and how you can participate. Read more about vocations and discernment.
    Have you ever thought you might have a vocation to the priesthood? Watch this video (Part 1), Fishers of Men, to see how priests have answered the call ...
    Part 2
    View this video description of what the seminary is all about.
    Contact the Vocation Office for the Diocese of Honolulu or contact the priest in your parish for more information about your vocation!
    Register your children NOW
    for the 2016-2017 school year,
    K to 8th grades.
    We do the ordinary in an extraordinary way.
    Where excellence is sought and achieved!
    St. Elizabeth School is now registering children K through 8 for summer school June 13 to July 15, 2016. Sign up today so your keiki will have a rewarding and FUN summer. For details, call St. Elizabeth School (808-488-5322) or visit their website.

    Sign up HERE to receive the weekly eNews noting events from around the Honolulu Diocese, including the Bishop's weekly message, special celebrations, educational events and much, much more. Stay informed.

    All our parish youth are invited to participate in St. Elizabeth Parish Youth Ministries. Download the details for grammar school k-5. See information below for middle school 6-8 and high school teens. WELCOME!
    The EDGE is a youth ministry for middle school students (6th, 7th and 8th grade). We invite ALL middle school students of our parish to join us for this exciting way to learn and live our Catholic Faith. Click HERE for details and registration.
    Life Teen is an awesome youth ministry for high school teens. It's an exciting way for teens to experience our Catholic Faith with games, skits, music, worship and teachings while you meet new friends. See information below to register.

    All Teens Register for Life Teen Sunday sessions here and if you are also preparing for Confirmation preparation you must also register with Life Teen. Confirmation candidates are required to attend the Life Night sessions each Sunday October 11, 2015 through April 2016, following the Sunday 5:00pm Mass. It is a two-year program to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.

    Download 1)) registration form, 2) Life Night schedule for 2016, and 3) Community Service Form.

    Download the Confirmation photo order form.

    Pray with Pope Francis

    Special intention of Pope Francis
    for month of May
    "Heavenly Father, during this month of May, we pray that throughout the world all women may be honored and respected. May their essential contribution to society be recongnized and highly esteemed. Father, we also ask that families and communities may pray the Rosary for evangelization and peace on every continent. Through the intercession of Mary, may we see the gospel spread."
    Discussing civility in the public square, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, D.C., reminds American Catholics that they are “citizens of two worlds,” the kingdom of God and of a great nation. The incivility displayed in this year’s presidential campaign season sometimes makes it hard to reconcile these two citizenships. But it’s precisely at this time that good stewards of God’s love and mercy must become engaged politically. Read more:

         Register in our parish! We sincerely WELCOME our new parishioners. We are happy you made St. Elizabeth Parish your spiritual home. Visit our Welcome Table at the entrance to our church for a registration form or at the top of this page, click on "Resources" > "Parish Registration" and submit your registration online. Or click HERE. It's easy - takes only a couple minutes.
         Click HERE to see why registering benefits you and our parish.
    Download weather apps for your mobile devices. BE PREPARED! BE INFORMED!

    Download the READY HAWAII app for mobile devices to help you plan and prepare for natural diasters. Read more. Also click here for Red Cross guidelines and hurricane preparedness.

    You can also download the Hawaii News Now Weather (HNN) app for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch in the iTunes app store! The app is also available for your android devices in Google Play. The app is free and features radar, vertical and horizontal map display with looping, the highest resolution satellite cloud imagery available, exclusive Road Weather Index, color-coded weather alerts arranged by severity, 10-day, daily and hourly forecasts. You also have the option of storm and tropical tracks. When a system enters the Central Pacific track it with our app!

    See a VIDEO demonstrating the proper way to receive Holy Communion at Mass.

    Dutton Prayer


    Joseph Dutton was instrumental in assisting Fr. Damien of Molokai with the care of the patients afflicted with Hansen's disease. This prayer is for private devotion for the cause of canonization of Joseph Dutton. Send reports and information of favors received through his intercession to
    "Come, Holy Spirit, and visit your people in our great need. May Joseph Dutton, who lived in penitential solidarity with those yearning for a complete change of mind and heart in every time and place, intercede for us in our struggle, particularly for _________________. May his total submission to your purifying will in all things encourage us on our own way of conversion. May whatever virtue in him your Church deems heroic clear the way to sainthood for him, for the inspiration and consolation of many. Amen."

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