Indulgences are one of the most misunderstood and unappreciated parts of our Catholic Tradition. In this lesson I discuss temporal punishment due to sin, Indulgences, and the grant given Catholics by the Vatican this year, 2020, to gain indulgences for the faithful departed during the month of November. If you would like a simple guide on how to gain indulgences, please see THIS SHORT ARTICLE I wrote several years ago on the topic
Our Aquaponic system at home is progressing well. Got okra, green onion, tomato, lettuce, kalo, spinach, bitter melon, and bok choy growing right now. I want to try watercress next. Mahalo e Ke Akua!
As part of the State of Hawaii Faith Program for the Knights of Columbus for 2020 - 2021 we have launched a Faith Lecture Series. The topic for the first session held on Tuesday 9/15/2020 was the Process of Beatification and Canonization: Anticipating Blessed Father Mcgivney. Here is the recording of the lecture
In the wake of the backlash that AOC received for her comments about St. Damien of Molokai, I joined the Jason Jones Show to discuss the legacy of Father Damien and how much the Hawaiian people loved him. Please consider subscribing to the Jason Jones Show. He is a great Catholic man that has committed his life to serving the vulnerable and fighting for those that have no one to fight for them
Here is the link to interview I gave CNA after AOC publicly decried the statue of our beloved St. Damien in national statuary hall in Washington D.C.
Here is a video clip from the recent uhi (traditional Hawaiian tattoo) I received from Kawika Au. There is a lot of familial and experiential symbolism in the uhi. I will explain the symbolism one day. There are many layers to it. For now I just wanted to share the video
We went as part of a new non-profit organization named “Life is Sacred.” The group was created by Catholics and is comprised of native and indigenous people from America and beyond. My family joined as representatives of native Hawaiians.