April 14, 2022
The Communications team is trying something new! The Chronicle will be published every 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month. Submissions are due on Monday of the publishing week. Happenings are now organized by island color for your search convenience. We welcome all feedback regarding format and/or style changes in this edition of The Chronicle.
This issue's header photo was taken at The Cathedral of St. Andrew right after the annual Chrism Mass on April 2. Be sure to read about the Diocese's first major in-person event HERE.

(Photo: S. Nishioka)
Good Friday
Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross; who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
From the Bishop
Bishop's Concluding Lenten Reflection:
"The Book of Job & the Nature of Suffering"
In his final Lenten reflection for Holy Week 2022, the Bishop offers a message on suffering in relation to the story of Job and our faith in Jesus Christ. In it, he quotes George Herbert, Simone Weil, and Elie Wiesel. To view his video message, click on the image shown, or visit the Bishop's Study page on the Diocesan website HERE.
Be sure to stay informed with the Bishop's latest messages by clicking on the button shown. All video messages also appear on the Dioceseʻs YouTube Channel and Facebook page.
Together Again: Annual Chrism Mass & Spring Training 2022
After enduring two years of pandemic restrictions, the Diocese of Hawai'i held its first major in-person event on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Over 80 people gathered together at The Cathedral of St. Andrew, to take part in a full day of worship, learning, sharing, and fellowship, at the annual Chrism Mass and Spring Training event.

Experiencing God in Nature: Diocesan Youth Prayer Hike
The Diocese of Hawai'i's first in-person youth event in over two years, took place on Sunday, March 27, 2022. The event was designed to take place simultaneously on O'ahu, Kaua'i and Hawai'i Island, where youth from the different churches could gather together for a prayerful hike, socialize, and just have fun!

Visit the Diocese's Calendar page HERE for Diocesan events & activities.
Holy Week & Easter 2022
Join churches around the Diocese of Hawai'i for worship both online and in-person during Holy Week and Easter. Please check in with your church for special Holy Week and Easter services, and for any special precautions to be practiced at this time. Visit the Diocesan website HERE for a list of our churches. Churches are sorted by island and listed alphabetically. Click on the church's name to be taken to the homepage of their website for more information on worship opportunities.

May you have a most blessed Holy Week and joyous Easter!
Kapuakukui: Camp Mokule`ia's 75th Anniversary
Camp Mokule`ia is in the midst of observing its 75th anniversary in 2022, and will culminate with a festive celebration on Saturday, September 3, 2022. The theme for this event is "Kapuakukui" and will honor the Rev. Canon David Kennedy, who has served as the Camp's Board Chair since 2016. Canon Kennedy's father, the Right Reverend Harry Kennedy, Bishop of The Episcopal Church in Hawai'i, founded Camp Mokule'ia 75 years ago. 

Kapuakukui will also be the Camp's largest fundraiser for the year and will feature a local buffet, great entertainment, silent auction, and lots of fun activities. Tickets for this event are now available, including sponsorships at three levels. For more information, visit the event webpage HERE.
Trinity Sunday
Coming up June 10-12, 2022, is a special Trinity Sunday event at the Camp, with Bishop Robert Fitzpatrick leading the Trinity Sunday service. Bishop Bob will offer a blessing of the land, and commission our staff for the start of summer camp! Come enjoy a weekend celebration reminiscing of years past and dreaming for the future, while also taking part in all the camp has to offer: family movie night, zip-lining, paddle boarding, yard games, and telling stories by the campfire. For more information, visit the Camp's website HERE.
Oʻahu Happenings
Visit the Diocese's Community Calendar page HERE for ongoing activities in your neighborhood.
St. Mark's Outreach Donations
Hale Kipa Youth Outreach cooking continues every Thursday night at the kitchen of St. Mark's Episcopal Church at 6:30pm.

The following donations are currently needed: hygiene products, canned corn, canned tomatoes, pasta, cake mix, canned fruit, spaghetti sauce, mushroom soup, and granola bars

Donations may be placed in the basket of the Parish Hall Outreach Table. To learn more on how to donate please visit their website HERE
Kauaʻi Happenings
Visit the Diocese's Community Calendar page HERE for ongoing activities in your neighborhood.
Kauaʻi Churches Come Together for BBQ
Episcopal churches of Kauaʻi island came together for a beach barbecue earlier this month. West Kauaʻi, All Saints', and St. Michael and All Angels were in attendance. The beach barbecue was filled with laughter, talking story, and delicious food (special thanks to Chef Wayne Doliente) with ʻohana pot luck side dishes. A wonderful and fun-filled time was had!
Maui Happenings
Visit the Diocese's Community Calendar page HERE for ongoing activities in your neighborhood.
Earth Hour at St. John's Maui
On Friday, March 25, St. John's Youth Program and Green Team sponsored an Earth Hour evening event. Earth Hour is a worldwide phenomenon that draws attention to nature loss and climate change. The evening of earth-consciousness and creation care featured a candlelit vigil and labyrinth walk in the parking lot of St. John's with a screening of a few short environmental films. CLICK HERE to learn more about Earth Hour
Hawaiʻi Island
Visit the Diocese's Community Calendar page HERE for ongoing activities in your neighborhood.
Coming Up: Big Island Giving Tree at St. Jude's
Big Island Giving Tree will be back at St. Jude's Episcopal Church from 8:30am-12:00pm on Saturday, April 23. Donations of freshly laundered men's, women's and children's clothing are accepted.
Our Schools
St. Andrew's Schools Open House
Join St. Andrew's Schools for Spring Open House for The Prep (all-boys, K-6) and The Priory (all-girls, K-12) on Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 9:00am-11:00am. Discover the reasoning behind coordinate learning, a proven way to help boys and girls achieve the most at every age.

To learn more and/or register for Open House please visit the St. Andrew's Schools website HERE
The Episcopal Church & Beyond
Presiding Bishop Curry: Easter 2022 Message
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[April 11, 2022] “Easter is the celebration of the victory of God,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry said in his Easter 2022 message. “The earth, like an egg, has been cracked open, and Jesus has been raised alive and new, and love is victorious.”
The festive day of Easter is Sunday, April 17. READ MORE
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