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The peace may be exchanged

Okay, I am an admitted political junkie, and can’t get enough of watching the debates, talk shows and news about the presidential race. This morning, though, for once I was grateful for the two-hour respite without partisan bickering as the nation paused … Continue reading

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Emergency?

Operator: 911, what is your emergency? Caller: I need an organist! So it was Tuesday of this past week, that I actually received a text AND an email message with the title, “SUBBING EMERGENCY,” from John Renke at St. Andrew’s … Continue reading

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A life of faith and music

Father William Kunisch was kind enough to send me the text of his funeral sermon for Carl Crosier, and I am happy to share it with you here. Homily for Carl Crosier’s Funeral Mass What makes a person leave everything … Continue reading

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Requiem

For those of you who were unable to attend the Requiem Mass for Carl Crosier (1945-2014), I am now posting the service booklet and the audio of the entire service here. If you would like to listen to the audio … Continue reading

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Carl’s final gift

Over and over, people came up to tell me that they felt that Carl Crosier had given Honolulu a final gift — the music at his funeral mass and the whole experience was so achingly beautiful and so uplifting that they … Continue reading

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The feeding of the five thousand?

  After this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias. A large crowd kept following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing for the sick. Jesus went up the … Continue reading

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