Sunday Masses
7 am, 9 am, 11 am and 5 pm
Saturday Vigil Mass:  5 pm
Weekday Masses
Monday - Friday:  8:15 am
Wednesday at 6 pm
Saturday:  7 am
Adoration with Benediction
Every first Friday of each month.  Mass will be at 6 pm and  Adoration to follow.
Novena to Our Lady
of Perpetual Help
Monday - Friday: 7:50 am
Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
Every Saturday from
4:00 - 4:30 pm
or by appointment
Come and join the Filipino Catholic Club as they pray this nine day novena celebrating Mother Mary.  The nine days of prayer will begin on
Sunday, August 6, 2017
at 7 o’clock in the evening
in the 4th Grade classroom of our school
and end on Monday, August 14, 2017

All are welcome!
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Parish is a faith-filled community for all cultures and ages dedicated to building the Kingdom of God. We come closer to God by following Jesus Christ through His Word and the Sacraments. Through the Holy Spirit and with the intercession of our Blessed Mother, we provide a sense of belonging to all God's people through prayer, service and the sharing of our gifts for the praise and glory of God.
Clergy's Page Pastor's Corner
The image here of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is perhaps one of my favorite ones of Christ.  If you'll notice, the way that this picture is portrayed, the eyes of Christ is always following you.  At my parents house on Kauai we still have the original copy of this image that belonged to my grandmother who devoutly hung it in her bedroom.  She would tell us kids, that Jesus was always watching us whether we are good or bad, but it is up to us to keep our focus on him and to know that he is always wanting us to come back into his gaze of love and mercy.
       Today we heard the gospel of Jesus walking on the water amidst a great storm on the sea.  We also see an very intimate and personal moment that Jesus shares with his disciples. Jesus sends his disciples ahead of him out on the sea.  He is preparing them for something and that something is a revelation of who Jesus is, the "Son of God” as recognized by Peter at the end of the gospel.  The real point of the gospel message is that as the disciples are on the sea, a storm comes in and they are being tossed about by the power of the ocean.  We can only imagine the fear, anxiety, and panic that these men may have experienced.  They could have died!  But then, Jesus appears, walking on water, and tells them, “Take courage, it is I, do not be afraid.” Jesus is telling them it is God…I AM, who these faithful Jewish men would have been familiar with.  The God who has been with them since the beginning will continue to guide them through his Son Jesus Christ.  This is a testament of their faith.  Peter, tests his faith and asks Jesus to command that he too may walk on water, but Peter doubts and then becomes afraid.  Jesus saves Peter despite his lack of faith in Christ.   “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?”
      How many of us can relate to Peter?  We claim to have faith.  We come to Mass every week, we say our prayers, and we try to be “good” people.  But what happens when the storms of life come: the fears, anxieties, family problems, financial worries, health issues, and death?  What do we do?  Do we test our faith and call out to the Lord for him to help us through the storm?  Or do we lose focus of him and drown in our weaknesses and fears? Point is this, no matter how bad the storm, the waves and rains might be in our life, we need to keep our focus on Jesus.  Then, with true faith will we be able to walk with him on water in all kinds of conditions and acknowledge him as “truly the Son of God” and be faith-filled disciples, like those in the boat in today’s gospel and do as Jesus tells us to do.
Fr. EJ Ikaika Resinto
Fr. Edmundo N.  Barut, Jr., Pastor
Fr. EJ Resinto, Parochial Vicar
Deacon Ronald Paglinawan
Deacon Eric Kim


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Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
91-1004 North Road
Ewa Beach, Hawai'i 96706
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(Daily Readings from
the U.S. Conference
of Catholic Bishops website)
What's New
August 2017 Schedules
The EMHC and Lector & Commentator schedules are posted in the "Parish News, Schedules & Calendar" section.
Master Plan Update
The Master Plan Update with information as of May 31, 2017 can be accessed by clicking the link below:
August 12th, Saturday
7 am - Mass (Church)
5 pm  - Vigil Mass (Church)
August 13th, Sunday
19th Sunday in
Ordinary Time
Masses: 7 am, 9 am. 11 am
& 5 pm (Church)
6:15 pm - Life Night
(Church & Breezeway)
August 14th, Monday
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
August 15th, Tuesday
Assumption of
the Blessed Virgin Mary
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
August 16th, Wednesday
 8:15 am - Mass (Church)
6 pm -  :Mass (Church)
August 17th, Thursday
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
August 18th, Friday
Parish Office CLOSED -
Admissions Day
8:15 am - Mass (Church)
August 19th, Saturday
7 am - Mass (Church)
5 pm  - Vigil Mass (Church)
August 20th, Sunday
20th Sunday in
Ordinary Time
Masses: 7 am, 9 am. 11 am
& 5 pm (Church)
1 pm - Senior BINGO (Breezeway)
6:15 pm - Life Night
(Church & Breezeway)
If you have any questions,
please call the
Parish Office.
Hawaii-Spam Can
   Next weekend,
August 19th & 20th,
  Please bring your donations to Mass.  Your generosity is definitely making a positive impact to our brothers and sisters in our community!
Feel free to donate any other non-perishable items as well!
Donations can also be dropped off at the church or parish office.
Mahalo !
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