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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, March 13, 2010

Faith calendar

Advertiser Staff


STATIONS OF THE CROSS, 6 p.m. Fridays (except Good Friday) during Lent, Holy Trinity Catholic Church; 396-0551.

"HOW BUDDHISM CAN MAKE AN IMPACT ON AMERICAN SOCIETY," seminar with Alan Goto, of Honpa Hongwanji Mission Betsuin, and the Rev. Shindo Nishiyama, of Jikoen Hongwanji Mission; 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 13, Moiliili Hongwanji Mission; $10, including vegetarian lunch; 949-1659.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., March 13, Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Pacific, 930 Lunalilo St.; 521-7220.

SPRING EQUINOX (HIGAN) and Rennyo Shonin Remembrance Service, with Alan Goto speaking at the 9 a.m. English service, and the Rev. Shindo Nishiyama at the 10:30 a.m. Japanese service, March 14, Moiliili Hongwanji Buddhist Temple; public invited; 949-1659.

SPRING THRIFT SHOP CLEARANCE SALE, with clothing, toys and other items, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. March 17, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 19 and 20, Kailua United Methodist Church; 261-6238.

REACQUAINTANCE GATHERINGS for inactive Catholics seeking answers about returning to the church; 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through March 31, St. Anthony of Padua Church, Kailua, Makai Room; information, 266-2222.

"FISH AND POI," with cooking demonstration and Hawaiian food catering by chef Elmer Guzman, and The Poke Stop; also, Hawaiian music and prizes; 6:30-9 p.m., March 18, Hope Chapel, Kāne'ohe; tickets/information, 235-5814; www.hopechapel.com.

OHIGAN (the Japanese Buddhist tradition of celebrating the vernal equinox), "talk-story" lecture by the Rev. Yoshiaki Fujitani, former bishop of Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawai'i, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. March 20, at the temple's annex; $10 ($15 with lunch); registration, 536-7044.


HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF, Episcopal Relief and Development, Haiti Fund: donate at www.er-d.org.

GUIDED, SILENT AND WALKING MEDITATION, based on the Thich Nhat Hanh tradition, 7:30-9 p.m., second Fridays monthly, Mililani Hongwanji Mission; 625-1022.

UPDATE: WEEKLY MIDEAST BIBLE PROPHECY UPDATE, by the Rev. J.D. Farag of Calvary Chapel Kaneohe; 9:30 a.m. Sundays, at the church; followed by a verse-by-verse teaching from the Bible; information, 262-8800.

WEDNESDAYS AT ST. ANDREW'S, Episcopal Cathedral of St. Andrew; information, 524-2822:

• Holy Eucharist (communion) and short sermon; 11:45 a.m., Parke Chapel.

• Brown-bag concerts of chamber and choral music and recitals on the cathedral's Aeolian Skinner pipe organ; 12:15 p.m.; brown-bag lunches in the cathedral encouraged; free.

• Taize Evensong, contemplative, half-hour service; 5:30 p.m., in the cathedral.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF HONOLULU, national grief and divorce support groups/programs, at the church, 45-550 Ki'ona'ole Road, Kāne'ohe; free ($10 registration/workbook fee); free child care with notice; information, 226-7511:

• GriefShare, for those who have lost someone through death; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays; specific information, 532-1111.

• DivorceCare, an after-divorce series; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; specific information, 254-3136.