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Father Patrick Killilea, SS.CC.

The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful

It came to me last week during our annual Sacred Hearts Retreat at St. Anthony Retreat Center in Kalihi Valley. My next article would...

Passing the baton in Kalaupapa

I have lost a step or two since my high school running days — 60 years, but I still enjoy watching track and field on...

There is something foul in the air

It had been a pleasant day so far here in Kalaupapa. The sun was shining and the breezes blowing. I had just walked into...

Not on bread alone

Just this morning I received an email from a friend on one of our family islands, asking me whether I would be writing an...

Chattanooga Choo Choo

“When you hear the whistle blowing eight to the bar, Then you know that Tennessee is not very far. Shovel all the coal in, gotta keep...

Pitching our tents

You may have heard the one about the detective who, on being interviewed by a friend, was asked why he stayed in a tent....

Community

Community is so important in the lives of all people but especially in the lives of Christians. We were made in the image of...

The Road Less Traveled

The house is no longer there, the cottage where my grandparents, Kate and Pat Fallon raised five children, the oldest being my mother, Mary....

The Last Farewell

"There’s a ship lies rigged and ready in the harbor, tomorrow for old England she sails; “Far away from your land of sunshine to...

Going to the Chapel of Love

 “Goin’ to the chapel and we’re gonna get marriedGoin’ to the chapel and we’re gonna get marriedGee I really love youAnd we’re gonna get...

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