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New Mothers in Need

New Mothers in Need

Pregnancy Care for New Mothers In Need & Women with Crisis Pregnancies. LIV (a medical recourse center) 808-326-1766 - Website Kona: 74-5565 Luhia St. Ste. A3B Hilo: 280 Ponahawai St. Ste. 203 Ocean View: 92-8977 Leilani Circle Church Announcements[smart_post_show...

Hawaii Island Charity Walk

Hawaii Island Charity Walk

August 20th  The Hawaii Island Charity Walk is back in person!  43rd Annual Visitor Industry Fun Run/Walk The public is invited to participate!  Please sponsor Catholic Charities Hawaii (CCH)to fundraise with a $ goal or donate and registerto walk or run! Text...

Bishop of Honolulu on the Dobbs Decision overturning Roe vs. Wade

Bishop of Honolulu on the Dobbs Decision overturning Roe vs. Wade

Reflections of the Most Reverend Larry Silva, Bishop of Honolulu, on the Dobbs Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, overturning Roe vs. Wade, June 24, 2022 Today the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. Although the...

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

"God is the friend of silence. We need to find God and He cannot be found in noise and restlessness. See how nature, the trees, the flowers, the grasses grow in perfect silence ... see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence.The more we receive in...

Rachel’s Vineyard Weekend Retreats

Rachel’s Vineyard Weekend Retreats

"God loves each human life from the instant of his or her conception and entrusts this gift to the protection of a mother and father. Abortion ends the life of a child and offends God. It also deeply wounds the women and men involved." USCCB; Pro-Life Activities...

CRS Rice Bowl

CRS Rice Bowl

Each Lent, Catholic families across the country unite to put their faith into action through prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Through CRS Rice Bowl, families learn about how our sisters and brothers across the globe overcome hardships like hunger and malnutrition, and...

Catholic Advance Healthcare Directive

Catholic Advance Healthcare Directive

Advance care planning is a positive thing to do. The most essential thing any one person can do is to speak to your family, your loved ones, your doctors, and trusted clergy members regarding the hour of your death. Make sure they know your desire to be faithful to...

Religious Education to Start!

Religious Education to Start!

Now is the time to register your children for Faith Formation classes. Religious Education registration forms are available at the kiosk, or stop by the office and pick up a packet. We are excited to begin a new year of faith development in September.

Pray The Rosary With Us

Pray The Rosary With Us

There are many opportunities to gather and recite the Rosary, the prayer that helps us to meditate on the lives of Jesus and His Holy Mother. Our Lady, Herself gave us this wonderful prayer. Even though the Rosary can be recited in private, it is wonderful to pray the...

Recent Bulletins & Newsletters

Recent Bulletins & Newsletters

Weekly Church Bulletins October 27th 2019 October 20th 2019 October 13th 2019 October 6th 2019 Monthly Church Newsletters November 2019 October 2019 September 2019 August 2019 If you are a parishioner & are not receiving our newsletter, please contact...

Knights of Columbus

Knights of Columbus

I once asked a gentleman to join the Knights and he said he wasn’t Knightly enough. This got me thinking. What would make a man think he wasn’t good enough to become a Knight? Perhaps he was comparing himself to some of the Knights he sees and what we do for our...

Let Us Pray For You

Let Us Pray For You

“If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.” John 15:7God Bless You and please keep us updated should you need any other prayers, or to give a prayer of Thanksgiving!

Download our Parish App!

Download our Parish App!

Our Annunciation app is available to download for smartphones, as well as iPads another tablet, stay connected with our parish and prayers, daily readings, our parish calendar, bulletins, monthly newsletters and much more! Download our app today by texting APP  to...

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

It is now time again to begin gathering those adults who are interested in professing their faith as Catholics. A consecutive 24-week study of Catholic faith, worship, and morals. Study sessions are on-line, using the ZOOM platform every Monday evening from 6:00 PM to...

Holy Week Schedule

Holy Week Schedule

Holy Week starts with Palm Sunday when Jesus enters the city of Jerusalem. The week leads us through the Last Supper, His crucifixion, and ends on Easter Sunday with His resurrection. This is the basis of Christianity, His sacrifice launched the New Covenant God...

Marriage Encounter & Enrichment

Marriage Encounter & Enrichment

Worldwide Marriage Encounter is a weekend for married Christian couples who value their relationship and desire a richer, fuller life together. Attend a Marriage Encounter weekend and learn the tools needed to keep your marriage strong. The emphasis of Worldwide...

Help Us Fight Hunger

Help Us Fight Hunger

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities as a Family or Group? The Annunciation Community Food Pantry is looking for volunteers for the following opportunities: The food pantry is open on the: SECOND & FORTH TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH  – 8:30am – 10:30am Other volunteering...

Hurting from a Past Abortion?

Hurting from a Past Abortion?

Rachel's Vineyard is for anyone who has experienced suffering after an abortion. Women and men of all faiths are invited to this weekend retreat to begin the healing process. If the emotional and spiritual wounds of a past abortion have been sapping faith, love and...