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40 Days for Life is a campaign that aims to end abortion.  Download the file below for details.

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  Visit this WEBSITE for more information. We thank you for your online donation. Read below the FAQ for this 'Ohana in Christ Appeal:

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Download below the St. Elizabeth Parish Finance Council Annual Report and St. Elizabeth School Finance Report for fiscal year July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021.

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YOUTH MINISTRIES

Posted on July 04, 2021 in: General News

Purpose: Youth ministry introduces Jesus in a way that will help our youth  develop an ongoing relationship with God. Youth Ministry also challenges youth to live their faith in accord with God’s call; to encourage and affirm them; and to meet their spiritual and ...

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Aloha, RCIA Candidate.      Welcome to the beginning of a new journey in your life, a journey of discovery of the Catholic faith. First of all, let us tell you how inspiring it is to have you come here to learn more about a faith that we love so much. We will use that inspiration t...

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Advocates for Life

Posted on April 22, 2021 in: General News

     This one-day program is comprehensive in providing updated information on the abortion industry, the different medical procedures used by the abortion doctors, understanding the RU-486 abortion pill and how to reverse its affects, and Teleabortion, a Planned Parenthood pilot...

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Register your students for the EDGE. Download the files below: Registration form and 2020-2021 calendar.

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See our latest updated calendar for 2020-2021...

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Download the fact sheet:

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Regulations for Lent

Posted on January 27, 2018 in: General News

     Fasting: Catholics aged 18 through 59 are bound to fast on both Ash Wednesday (February 14) and Good Friday (March 30).To fast means to consume one full meal a day at most, although taking of other, smaller quantities of food at the other customary mealtimes is permitted. Fo...

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YCLifeTeen information

Posted on October 09, 2017 in: General News

Download below the YCLifeTeen Community Service Form and the 2017-2018 schedule. 

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Youth Ministry forms

Posted on April 10, 2017 in: General News

Download the forms below:  

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Parish Pastoral Council

Posted on September 16, 2016 in: General News

Your Parish Pastoral Council meets monthly to discuss and evaluate how the parish is meeting our goals and searching for ways to lead parishioners closer to Christ. Read the Council Minutes below:

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Download the files below for all the details:

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Prayer for U.S.

Posted on July 01, 2016 in: General News

A prayer, written in 1791, by our first United States Catholic bishop, John Carroll We pray O God of might, wisdom and justice, through whom authority is rightly administered, laws are enacted, and judgment decreed, assist with your Holy Spirit of counsel and fortitude the president of these U...

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Father Bob recently published an e-book of religious poetry entitled Incessancy, Stories of God. It is his third book. There are 28 poems, each of them pointing to the presence of God in the lives depicted in the poems or in the scenes of nature that are found there. The e-book can be purchased t...

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Confirmation photos order form

Posted on March 31, 2016 in: General News

Order your photos of the Confirmation Mass. Download the form below:

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Adult Catholics not yet Confirmed

Posted on February 11, 2016 in: General News

As part of the current Year of Mercy celebration, we are searching for parishioners who are adult Catholics who have not yet received the Sacrament of Confirmation. lf that's you, we encourage you to register here for 4 sessions the Thursdays of April from 6:00pm to 7:30pm to...

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Brick Retreat

Posted on January 02, 2016 in: General News

Download below the Brick Retreat Introductory letter and the Registration Form.

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The Diocese of Honolulu is publishing an expanded “Diocesan Stewardship Report” in the Jan. 1, 2016, Hawaii Catholic Herald. DOWNLOAD the report. The 12-page report includes annual financial figures from the diocesan Finance Office and the Office of Stewardship and Development, plus...

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  Friday, January 22, marks an unhappy event in the life of our great nation ... it is the anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision to legalize abortion. On that day, all are encouraged to participate in these activities:   • 7:00am Mass will begin the Day of Pray...

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St. Marianne Charity Walk

Posted on December 16, 2015 in: General News

Following in the Footsteps of a Saint… 3rd Annual Saint Marianne Cope Charity Walk   What:    3rd Annual Saint Marianne Cope City Charity Walk Who:     Form a team and walk with family members and friends When:   Saturday, January ...

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All parishioners and friends are invited to an ADVENT ADORATION, Sunday, December 6, at 6:30pm. Let's all use these weeks of Advent to truly prepare our heart for the celebration of Jesus' birth. On this evening, our parish teens will lead us in song and prayer. The evening is called "X...

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Vocation Cross

Posted on October 28, 2015 in: General News

Our parish has begun the Vocation Cross Prayer Ministry. We invite a parish family at each weekend Mass to take home a VOCATION CROSS to display in their home the entire week. The family is asked to gather around the cross each day during the week to offer the vocation prayer which will be incl...

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As the month of November approaches, we remember our beloved dead. On November 1st we celebrate All Saints Day, and on November 2nd, All Souls Day. This can be a painful time for those who have lost a loved one. Father Tony Biswas, ss.cc, will lead participants through Mass, prayer and ref...

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Parish Financial Report 2014-2015

Posted on October 12, 2015 in: General News

Aloha, Parishioners of St. Elizabeth Parish. Each year all parish pastors have the responsibility to present to the parishioners a financial report of the past fiscal year. Please find attached below for your review the Financial Report of our parish for fiscal year 2014-2015. This report will be...

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YCLifeteen

Posted on October 10, 2015 in: General News

      •  5:00pm Mass participants, please dress appropriately as we are in the house of God. Please sit up front as we are a youth faith community.  We provide a light dinner immediately following Mass. This takes place directly outside of church f...

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All Souls Day, November 2

Posted on October 07, 2015 in: General News

  All Souls Day envelopes are now available in our church. Drop the envelope in the weekend collection basket at Mass, or hand deliver or mail it to our parish office. Give us the names of your loved ones who have passed away and we will commemorate them at Mass throughout the month...

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Mahalo, Father Joseph!

Posted on September 24, 2015 in: General News

Please join me in thanking Father Joseph Diaz who came to minister in our parish July through September, although in August he was called away to help with ministry at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Honokaa, on the Big Island. Father Joseph was a big help to me and to our parish. He leaves ...

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During the historic visit of Pope Francis to the United States, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will live-stream over six days of free online video coverage of papal events.  Special guests will be providing commentary and explanations of several events...

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  Can you give your parish two hours on Monday morning to help count the weekend church collection? We really need you. You don't have to have banking experience but this ministry is so important as we account for the parishes financial resources. Other experienced counters will be p...

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Youth Ministry

Posted on September 09, 2015 in: General News

Aloha, Parishioners. We call your attention to our parish youth ministries as they prepare to begin sessions for the 2015-2016 term. Check out all the information by returning to the home page and scoll down to "Youth Ministry".  Register your children for religious ed...

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Linked below is the travel brochure of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu from January 22 - February 2, 2016.  The pilgrimage hosts are:  Most Reverend Larry Silva, Bishop of Honolulu; Fr. Manny Hewe, Vicar for Clergy and Msgr. John Mbinda, Vicar Forane, Central Oahu Vicar...

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Children's Fall Festival

Posted on August 28, 2015 in: General News

A special event for the needy children of this school community! Aiea Elementary School October 17, 2015 10:00am to 1:00pm   Check out our WISH LIST and consider donating TODAY to this very worth cause:   LUNCH     Hot dogs and hamburgers, Caprisun juice, ...

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   Henry Garcia Ortiz June 27, 1921 – August 24, 2015        Fr. Arnold's father passed away peacefully Monday, August 24. He was 94 years old, a veteran of World War II who fought bravely in the Philppines.      The funeral Mass ...

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Ministry Fair October 3-4, 2015

Posted on August 14, 2015 in: General News

On the weekend of October 3-4, our parish will present a Ministry Fair where some of our ministries will be highlighted. First, I must offer a sincere “Mahalo!” to all our parishioners for your love and the support you render to our parish family. Anyone who visits our campus can re...

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Walk for Hunger

Posted on August 10, 2015 in: General News

The Good Samaritan Ministry collaborates with the Foodbank every year for the Hunger Walk. We have been participating in this program for the past 4 years and our participation in this event is greatly improved every year. Four years ago we had 6 walkers and last year we had more than 30 walkers. Th...

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Episcopal Visit October 10-11

Posted on August 10, 2015 in: General News

Download the Episcopat Visit Report.

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Parish Picnic August 8

Posted on July 23, 2015 in: General News

Mark your calendar: St. Elizabeth Parish Picnic Saturday, August 8, 2015 Bellows Beach, Waimanalo Air Force Station, Pavilion A If you do not have a valid military ID or you do not possess a Department of Defense card, kindly provide your full name, date of birth and number of peo...

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Feel God Calling You? Then come to dinner August 11th. Bishop Larry Silva and Fr. Bill Shannon will host a discernment dinner for young men and possibly some older men who have some interest in the priesthood. The dinner and gathering will be on Tuesday, August 11th at the Co-Cathe...

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    St. Elizabeth Parish is participating in Give Aloha, Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts Program.  This program honors Foodland’s founder, Maurice J. "Sully" Sullivan, and continues his legacy of giving back to the community.   How...

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Our parish is in great need of a pick-up truck and we ask our parishioners and friends for your assistance. The truck will be used to carry weekly supplies for our Good Samaritan ministry and to assist our custodians and maintenance personnel in their work. Here's what we need: two-door half-...

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You know your car needs a wash ... so come by St. Elizabeth Church campus and let the Samoan choir members wash your car for you. Tickets will be sold after weekend Masses July 18-19 and 25-26.   CAR WASH Saturday, August 1st 10am to 2pm $10 donation   Proceeds be...

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Pearlridge Center, Saturday, July 25 from 10am to 2pm Dozens of city, state, federal and non-governmental agencies will converge at Pearlridge Center for Ready2React, which draws the largest collection of emergency vehicles and equipment of any Oahu event. Ready2React, now ...

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The last meeting of the parish Finance Council was June 15. In an effort to keep all our parishioners informed, we have posted the Meeting Agenda, Minutes from the March 11 meeting, the draft 2015-2016 Budget, and the Summary of accounts as of March 31. To view these documents, click HERE.

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The Bishop's Circle

Posted on June 10, 2015 in: General News

Do you know what is the "Bishop's Circle"? A wonderful opportunity to help our Bishop with support of ministries vital to the life of the Honolulu Diocese.  "The Bishop’s Circle is an important appeal to join Bishop Larry Silva as a fellow Witness to J...

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Our parish is undertaking a monumental task of updating the parish data system and our roster of parish families and we need the help of every household. If you registered BEFORE January 1, 2015, we ask that every parish household renew your registration so that our records will be up...

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ALL adult parish employees and parishioners (18 years and above) who volunteer for service in our parish (for example, those who serve in liturgical ministry) and who may have ongoing and unsupervised contact with youth are required to have a criminal background screening and online c...

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Missionary Appeal June 6-7

Posted on May 11, 2015 in: General News

Bishop Michael Msonganzila Diocese of Musoma, Tanzania, East Africa Each year the parishes of the Honolulu Diocese are assigned a religious community or foreign diocese who will send a representative to visit our parish and make an appeal for support in a second collection. This year on the we...

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Priests' Annual Convocation

Posted on May 07, 2015 in: General News

All island priests will take a break from ministry duties May 18-22 to meet at Turtle Bay for their Annual Convocation. It's also an opportunity for the priests to rest up, participate in workshops and discussions and enjoy fellowship. Kindly note that there will be no 7am Mass in our parish ...

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"We, at St. Elizabeth Church Cancer Support Group, would like to provide a sense of community, support and encouragement for parishioners who are going through their journey with cancer or have completed their journey and the caregivers who accompanined them." Meets in the parish hall 2...

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Young Christian Life (YCL) Weekend 47 is set for May 1-3, 2015. If you’re a high school teen between the ages of 14 and 18, you can attend the next retreat! The cost is $65 (or $75 for non-registered families). The theme of the retreat is "Radiant Joy" and this retr...

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The Daughters of St. Paul, Catholic Sisters who are missioned at the Pauline Book & Media Center, 1143 Bishop St., Honolulu, HI, will present a book fair Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26, after all Masses. The Sisters will have a selection of religious books, music CDs, DVDs and religi...

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World Youth Day 2016

Posted on April 08, 2015 in: General News

World Youth Day 2016 will take place in Krakow, Poland July 22-August 2, 2016. Would you like to make the trip to participate in this awesome event with other youth and young adults from our Diocese? Download the file below with all the information. NOW is the time to begin planning for your trip. D...

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Divine Mercy Sunday April 12

Posted on March 22, 2015 in: General News

Divine Mercy Sunday is a very, very special feast day in the Church. Today is a good time to begin to prepare our heart to get the most out of the feast day. Download the brochure (below) to help you prepare to receive all the benefits of this holy day. We will have Adoration at 2:30pm,...

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Pray for the success of this event. Come join us March 14 in our parish hall 11:00am to 3:00pm.

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Fish Fry coming March 27

Posted on March 05, 2015 in: General News

Friday, March 27, is the day for the fish fry here at St. Elizabeth. Get your tickets after weekend Mass. Get a dinner for yourself, your family and then consider buying an extra ticket to donate back to us so we can feed a hungry person in our neighborhood. Proceeds benefit our Good Samaritan ...

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A parish MINISTRY FAIR is coming to our parish April 18 & 19. Visit the information tables in the hall after Masses. Pray ... are you being called to serve in our parish? You are needed. The ministries on display: Parish Services Aloha Lei Committee Welcoming Ministry Gift Shop Securi...

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St. Elizabeth Parish seeks a parishioner who would like to serve on our parish finance council, which is an advisory panel offering advice to our pastor regarding financial matters of the parish. We meet quarterly. If interested, send email to Father Arnold at fraortiz@hawaii.rr....

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Parish Pastoral Council election

Posted on February 19, 2015 in: General News

The election of TWO new parish pastoral council members will take place the weekend of February 28–March 1. Parishioners who are registered members of the parish and who are 18+ years are eligible to vote. Ballots will be found in the church pews. If you will not be able to attend Mass at St. ...

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See our Lent / Holy Week schedules

Posted on February 12, 2015 in: General News

Download the Lenten Regulations for 2015. The Fridays of Lent our parish will pray the Stations of the Cross at 6:30pm. HOLY WEEK Schdule Holy Thursday, April 2, Liturgy of the Lord's Supper, 7:00pm Good Friday, April 3, Liturgy of the Passion, 12:00pm - Stations of the Cro...

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Stewardship Day, February 7

Posted on February 04, 2015 in: General News

This is just a friendly reminder ... to all our parishioners about Stewardship Day this Saturday, February 7, right here in our parish church from 8:00am to 12:00pm. Continental breakfast will be served before the morning begins. We'll see you Saturday ...

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A funeral Mass will take place at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 11:00am, Tuesday, February 3. Monsignor Franco Luigi Troi was born on January 15, 1940 in Belluno, Italy.  At age 11, Monsignor was recruited by the Comboni Fathers for schooling and eventually service as a missiona...

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The last two weekends of February, our parishioners will be invited to elect two parishioners to serve a three-year term beginning in March. We sincerely thank those who have completed their term: Bernadette Coloma (Chairperson), Tom Teson, and Joe Almeida. Each year, three members complete their te...

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March for Life Hawaii, January 24

Posted on January 17, 2015 in: General News

Saturday, January 24, 12:30pm - 5:30pm 42nd Annual Rally and March for Life Hawaii State Capitol Rotunda 415 South Beretania Street Honolulu,HI 96813 Aloha Life Advocates (Hawaii Right to Life), is sponsoring the 42nd Annual Rally & March for Life at the State Capitol. The ...

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Mass at 9:00am, Thursday, January 1

Posted on December 30, 2014 in: General News

On New Year's Day, Thursday, January 1, Mass will be at 9:00am. There will be no 7:00am Mass.

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Mass at 9:00am Thursday, January 1

Posted on December 30, 2014 in: General News

On New Year's Day, Thursday, January 1, Mass will be at 9:00am. There will be no 7:00am Mass.

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Mass at 9:00am Thursday, January 1

Posted on December 30, 2014 in: General News

On New Year's Day, Thursday, January 1, Mass will be at 9:00am. There will be no 7:00am Mass.

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All the priests who serve in the Honolulu Diocese will be away from their parish for their annual retreat January 12-16. In our parish. Father James Peak, an army chaplain currently assigned to Fairbanks, Alaska will be in our parish to celebrate our morning Masses while Father Joe and Father Arnold...

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Posted on December 30, 2014 in: General News

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (USA) begins Saturday, January 18, 2015.  Bishop Larry Silva is hosting an “Hour of Taize Prayer Around the Cross” on Oahu with other Ecumenical/Denominational Christian groups Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. ...

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Thanks to the kindness and generosity of a parishioner, we are pleased December 27-28 to give all our parish households (one book per household, please) a very special gift. Matthew Kelly is the founder of The Dynamic Catholic Institute whose mission is to re-energize the Catholic Church i...

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We call all those who serve in a liturgical ministry to come to an evening of prayer and reflection and spend some time reviewing how you can improve your specific ministry. This event is for ministers of communion, lectors, ushers & greeters, music ministry and adult altar servers. It is a...

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Going to Mass with Children

Posted on December 04, 2014 in: General News

Going to Mass with young children can be challenging, to put it nicely. Despite that, going to Mass with young children is worth it. It’s not meant for fun or entertainment or even relaxation. Sometimes Mass is Calvary and sometimes it’s the Resurrection. The catch is that you don&r...

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Last weekend, November 29-30, all our parishioners received a flier with information about the With Grateful Hearts Campaign that took place over the past five years. St. Elizabeth reached 70% of the goal, a good percentage indeed and one for which we are most grateful. But we did not reach our goal...

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We are so grateful to the Young Adult Music Ministry at our Sunday 5:00pm Mass. They lead us in powerful prayer-song that leads us to open our hearts to the grace and power of the Mass.  We need you now ... We are currently appealing to our young adult parishioners to be a part of the minis...

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”Lord when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink? When did we see you a stranger and welcome you, or naked and clothe you? When did we see you ill or in prison, and visit you?” And the King will say to them in reply, “Amen, I say to you, whatever you did...

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Advent Penance Services

Posted on November 14, 2014 in: General News

The Season of Advent will be upon us in a few weeks. Advent is a time of preparation for the coming feast of Christmas. One of the best ways to prepare for Christmas and the celebration of the birth of our Savior is to make a good confession. St. Elizabeth and local parishes offer Advent Penance ...

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Pray Daily for Vocations! This logo is adapted from the logo and theme used across the U.S., "Wake Up" which calls all the faithful to a fuller consecrated way of living. The ultimate stewardship is to respond to the call of a vocation to the priesthood or to a religious vocation. ...

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Be part of making the best Children's Fall Festival ever by donating items that we need to make this day a great success to benefit local children in need:

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Hurricane Preparedness

Posted on October 16, 2014 in: General News

You are not obligated to come to Mass if you do not feel safe during a storm! What you need to know! Since 1959 three hurricanes have made landfall in Hawaii, causing severe damage in the billions of dollars. Of these, Hurricane Iniki was the strongest with winds up to 145 mph, gusts up t...

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I believe we can all agree about the importance of youth ministry in our community. Our youth are so very precious. They deserve all the attention we can give them, especially when it comes to their physical and spiritual wellbeing. Parents already know about the great responsibility they have to te...

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Basilica Mass of Thanksgiving

Posted on October 08, 2014 in: General News

Come to a Mass of Thanksgiving in celebration of the Elevation of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace to a Minor Basilica and the Fifth Anniversary of St. Damien's Canonization, Saturday, October 11, 2014, at 10:00am.   

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St. Elizabeth Youth Ministry, in conjunction with Habilitat, is selling Christmas trees and wreaths to raise money for upcoming youth events including the local Hawaiian Islands Ministries Conference in Spring 2015. We need the help of our parishioners and all our friends to...

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Live Stewardship

Posted on September 30, 2014 in: General News

On the weekend of September 27-28 we celebrated Stewardship Commitment Sunday. All our parishioners were encouraged to live stewardship by making a commitment to greater service, by an offering of your time, talent or treasure. We recall that all we have is a blessing from God, given to us and retur...

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New Residence for Our Priests

Posted on September 19, 2014 in: General News

[This note will appear as a supplement to the 09.21.14 parish bulletin.]   Aloha, Parishioners of St. Elizabeth Parish.   Many of our parishioners may not be aware that for many years the master plan for our parish included: 1) the renovation of the parish church...

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Call: (808) 349-5071 Email: RVINHAWAII@GMAIL.COM REGISTRATIONS ARE STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL. SPACE IS LIMITED. A MINISTRY OF PRIESTS FOR LIFE & THE HAWAII RESPECT LIFE OFFICE

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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 Bishop...

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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...

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

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Cancer patient support ...

Posted on July 30, 2014 in: General News

Are you a cancer survivor, on your cancer journey or a caregiver of someone battling cancer?  Were you recently diagnosed and don’t know where to turn?  Has your cancer diagnosis impacted your faith life?  Would you like support from your parish? Last summer, the p...

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By Mark Hart ... I meet tens of thousands of people a year at different events. Most of them are Catholic Christians who want to start reading the Bible but don't know where to start. So if you've ever wanted to go deeper into God's Word but haven't known how to approach it, al...

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Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace designated Minor Basilica ... To the Clergy, Religious, and Faithful of the Diocese of Honolulu Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is with great joy that I announce to you that the mother church and seat of the Diocese of Honolulu, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peac...

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R2R - Ready to React

Posted on July 18, 2014 in: General News

Ready2React Emergency Preparedness Day Saturday,  July 26 from 10am to 2pm. Join the City Department of Emergency Management and our community’s first-responders for an emergency preparedness event to help ready the public for any emergency or disaster that may strike Hawaii. Mee...

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On Sunday, August 17, Bishop Larry will install Fr. Arnold as our pastor at the 10:00am Mass, St. Elizabeth church. A reception will follow in the hall. 

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We apologize for our absence due to technical difficulties. Visit us often for news and updates of parish events.

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Support our seminarians

Posted on July 07, 2014 in: General News

We thank you sincerely for your support of the seminarians studying for the priesthood and for their future ministry in our Honolulu Diocese. The second collection coming up July 12-13 will help them with tuition costs at Mount Angel Seminary in Oregon and St. Patrick's University in California....

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Download Extreme Weather Information Sheet, and "What to do: Tsunami Safety Rules for Hawaii" and keep this information in a safe place where all family members can access it in case of emergency.

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Voter Registration

Posted on June 04, 2014 in: General News

Bishop Larry Silva has sent a letter to all our parishioners regarding our moral responsibility to pariticipate in one of the greatest freedoms we have in our nation - the freedom to vote, the right to choose our elected leaders who respect and honor our values as Catholic Christians. The weekend of...

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Support our parish school! St. Elizabeth School celebrates its Golden Jubilee Friday, June 20, 2014. It is an event for everyone to attend, including alumni, current students and their family, faculty and staff, parents and grandparents of students and all parishioners. The Anniversary Mass will ...

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Father Oliver will be with us Sunday, June 8, at 1:00pm in our parish hall. It's an opportunity to offer him our sincere gratitude for his ministry while he was with us. A pot-luck reception with refreshments will be provided.

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Ministry Fair May 24-25

Posted on May 24, 2014 in: General News

Please visit us in the parish hall this weekend to meet with representatives from our parish ministries. We are so grateful to all of them who reach out in service to so many in our parish and in the local community. We encourage all our parishioners to consider joining us in ministry. Pray and...

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The Newman Connection Congratulations! It's time to start a new chapter, make new friends, and find a new place to call home. At Catholic campus ministry, we have been there; we have been the "new guy" on campus. As part of the leadership team, we want to welcome you and share ou...

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Official "Welcome, Fr. Joe", May 24-25 Our new Parochial Vicar, Fr. Joe Selvan arrived in the islands and at St. Elizabeth May 13. We offer our sincere WELCOME! Please meet and greet Fr. Joe during the Ministry Fair event May 24-25.      "I am Fr. Mount Joseph...

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Vicariate Vocation Gathering – Men ages 18 and older who are discerning a vocation to the priesthood, religious life, or permanent diaconate are invited to a gathering on Sunday, May 18, at 4:30pm at Resurrection of the Lord Church, Conference Room, Waipio. It will include a pre...

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Mission Appeal May 17-18

Posted on May 05, 2014 in: General News

The weekend of May 17-18, Father Abraham Orapankal will make an appeal here in our parish for his diocese in India. He writes: “The young Diocese of Kohima, in the northeast of India, has over 60,000 Catholic converts belonging to 15 major tribes, each with its own distinct tradition, culture ...

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Our new men's ministry will begin Thursday, September 11, 2014. All the men of our parish are encouraged to take a look at the information provided here and at weekend Masses over the next month beginning this weekend April 26-27. Two wam-up sessions will be presented: Session 1, May 22 - Rea...

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Our parish needs volunteers, men or women, who can give an hour or two on a weekend to help our parishioners park when they come for Mass and to keep the cars secure. If you can assist with parking patrol, call Mike Fischer at 258-0943 for all the details. We REALLY need you! Mahalo.

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Teens present car wash February 8

Posted on January 27, 2014 in: General News

Support our parish teens who will present a car wash Saturday, February 8, from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the St. Elizabeth School campus. Your donation of $10 will get you a clean car while you support a group of our teens to make a trip to Los Angeles for the "L.A. Congress" and youth day...

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Sponsors and parents of this year's Confirmation candidates are required to attend a meeting in the parish hall, Sunday, February 9, immediately after the 5:00pm Mass. Learn about ways to help the students prepare for this great Sacrament. Questions? Send email to Brandon at brandon.elefant...

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New Parishioners, Welcome!

Posted on January 13, 2014 in: General News

Aloha and welcome! As you get to know us, you might consider joining us in ministry. Click on "Get Involved" on the blue tab above to see a list of parish ministries. Call the office for more information (487-2414). Please complete a parish registration form (download below) and ...

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Bishop Larry Silva will host an “Hour of Taize Prayer Around the Cross” with other ecumenical/denominational Christian groups Friday, January 24, 2014 at 7 p.m. at Newman Center/Holy Spirit Parish (UH). See directions below. Free parking is available at Saint Francis School.  R...

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First Annual Men's Conference

Posted on December 31, 2013 in: General News

Priests on Retreat

Posted on December 31, 2013 in: General News

Most of the priests in the islands will be away on retreat Monday afternoon to Friday afternoon, January 6-10. Please pray for us during this time of prayer as we will surely keep you in our prayers. Note: there will be NO 7:00am MASS here in our parish Tuesday to Friday, January 7...

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Advent Penance Services

Posted on December 06, 2013 in: General News

Local parishes present Advent Penance Services, an opportunity to prepare spiritually for the Christmas Season. You are invited to participate in a 7:00pm service: Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Pearl City, Monday, December 9; Resurrection Parish, Waipio, Tuesday, December 10; St. John th...

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Come to a Reconciliation (Penance) Service to make a good confession during the Advent Season which begins December 1st and in preparation to celebrate Christmas with a pure heart. Nine priests from local parishes will be available to hear confessions. "Jesus, Savior, forgive and bless us....

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Come to a Reconciliation (Penance) Service to make a good confession during the Advent Season which begins December 1st and in preparation to celebrate Christmas with a pure heart. Nine priests from local parishes will be available to hear confessions. "Jesus, Savior, forgive and bless us....

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Thanksgiving Day Mass 9am

Posted on November 22, 2013 in: General News

No 7:00am Mass November 28. No religious education classes Saturday, November 30, and Sunday, December 1. Some retail stores will be open for shopping on Thanksgiving Day. Will you shop or will you spend your day with your family in Thanksgiving to the Lord for all His blessings? Come pray with us a...

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St. Elizabeth Parish will have a 2nd collection November 16-17 for the people in the Philippines suffering the aftermath of the super typhoon Hainan. Funds will be sent to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and to Catholic Relief Services (crs.org). Both agencies of t...

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