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Key Dates for Our Priests: 

International & New Priest Orientation: Details Here

  • October 11, 2018: First Session, 9am - 5pm, Diocese of Honolulu, Chancery Board Room, 5th floor
  • November 7, 2018: Second Session, 9am - 4:30pm, Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa
  • December 13, 2018: Third Session, 9am - 8:30pm, Cathedral Basilica, Kamiano Center
December 28, 2018: Diaconate Ordination of Anh (Vincent) Vu, 6:00pm, Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa.

Upcoming Annual Events for Priests 2019-2020:

  • May 13-17, 2019: Annual Priests' Convocation. Location: Turtle Bay Resort

  • January 7-11, 2019: Annual Priests Retreat. Theme: Resurrection - What is it and What does in Mean for us. Guest Speaker: Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, OSB, Abbot, Mount Angel Seminary. Location: Saint Stephen Diocesan Center, 6301 Pali Hwy, Kaneohe, HI 96744

  • January 6-10, 2020: Annual Priests Retreat. Theme: TBD. Guest Speaker: Fr. James Kubicki, SJ, Pastor, St. Francis Mission, South Dakota. Location: Saint Stephen Diocesan Center, 6301 Pali Hwy, Kaneohe, HI 96744 

  • May 11-15, 2020: Annual Priests' Convocation. Location: Turtle Bay Resort


Key Dates for our Permanent Deacons:

December 28, 2018: Diaconate Ordination of Anh (Vincent) Vu, 6:00pm, Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa
August 3 & 4, 2019:  Deacon Summer Gathering, St. John Vianney, Kailua


Available Spiritual Directors for Priests and Deacons:

Roland Bunda, SM – rolbunda@aol.com

John Klobuka, SM - john.klobuka@chaminade.edu

Ken Templin, SM – ktemplin@chaminade.edu

Br. John Campbell, SM – jhpcsm@gmail.com

Fr. Joseph Sullivan is a 58 yr old priest in good standing with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Spokane WA. Fr. Joe is pastor of five parishes one of which is a Native American tribe and works with their spirituality in the Catholic Church. He is currently living in Newport, WA and is willing to offer a few weeks a year for fill in. If you can use his service please contact Fr. Joe through this email address: materdei@catholic.org.

Fr. John Thompson is a Marianist priest currently working as an assistant professor at Chaminade University. He is willing to provide weekend assistance. If you can use his services, please contact Fr. John via email at John.Thompson@chaminade.edu.

Available for Substitute Ministry on Oahu

Bishop Larry Silva announces that Reverend Herman Leong, a priest retired from the Diocese of Oakland and living in Hawaii as of March 1, 2017, enjoys the priestly faculties of the Diocese of Honolulu and will make himself available for substitute ministry on Oahu. For contact information, call the Office of Clergy at (808) 585-3343.


The Upper Room Crisis Hotline: 1-(888) 808-8724 

Provides 24 hours / 7 days / 365 days per year telephone hotline services for Roman Catholic priests, deacons and vowed religious brothers. The services provided are counseling, information and referral, suicide prevention/crisis intervention, and reassurance calls to the elderly. Click here for brochure. Ph. 815-727-4367; email turch@sbcglobal.net; or visit www.theupperroomcrisishotline.org