matters in life is not great deeds, but great love."
St. Therese of Lisieux, The Little Flower
Michael Center Volunteer
Help us reach out to Catholics of all ages, all around the world?
•Light the fire of Faith in any part of the world?
•Defend the teachings of our Faith?
Promote family unity?
Encourage service to the Church?
you have the time or talent to help us:
Help at our prayer events, Masses or youth events
Communicate on the phone
Help at home (typing, calling or other projects)
Distribute St. Michael Fighting! Newspaper
Help with mailers
Edit periodic flyers, mailers, newsletters or website
Help various preaching ministries?
File and organize
Work with the youth
Volunteer at the St. Augustine Computer Hui Aloha club (lab supervisor,
teach computer classes)
Pray! Pray! Pray!
one hour of your help makes a difference!
Call (800) 505-MARY or email us at StMichaelJMJ@aol.com today!
God bless all of our current volunteers!
God bless all you new volunteers out there!
God: St. Michael Volunteer Shanita Akana Sings From Her Soul
by Stephanie Maune (Volunteer for St. Michael Center during her short visit to Hawaii from Missouri)
On Thursday, June 7, I arrived in Hawaii to visit one of my best friends, Mary Klipp, who works for the St. Michael Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. During the next two weeks, I became very familiar with the work St. Michael Center does for Catholics in Hawaii and around the world. The Center has a computer club at St. Augustine Parish, one of the oldest churches in Waikiki.
The club helps youth, adults, and visitors by helping them to learn how to use this wonderful technology, and how it can be helpful to their lives. St. Michael Center is trying to bring more of these computer clubs to other churches around the islands. St. Michael's also invites people to send in their prayer requests both at special prayer events around the state and through their website www.smcenter.org. These prayer requests are remembered each week by the St. Michael volunteers at a weekly Mass and prayer group at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Honolulu.
The Center also has a Catholic bookstore to offer people learning materials to enhance their faith. St. Michael's is a great organization that seeks to bring Catholic people and organizations together from around the world and to inform Catholics about the Church. In my opinion, St. Michael Center is doing a wonderful job and with our help and support, imagine the leaps and bounds this organization can continue to do for the Catholic community.
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OF THE SAINTS
ALL SAINTS' DAY
This feast day grew out of the love and devotion of God's people.
ALL SOULS' DAY
This feast day is one of the most loving celebrations in all the Church's liturgy.
ST. MARTIN DE PORRES
St. Martin was born in Lima, Peru, in 1579.
ST. CHARLES BORROMEO
St. Charles lived in the sixteenth century. He was the son of a rich Italian count.
St. Bertilla lived in the seventh century. The first biography of her life appeared in Latin in the year 800.
ST. THEOPHANE VENARD
St. Theophane, he holy French priest, dreamed of being a martyr even as a youngster.
St. Willibrord was born in England in 658.
St. Godfrey lived in the twelfth century. He received his education from the monks of Mont-Saint-Quentin. Godfrey became a monk and a priest.
ST. THEODORE TIRO
St. Theodore lived in the third century.
ST. LEO THE GREAT
St. Leo, a Roman, lived in the fifth century. At the death of Pope Sixtus, he became pope.
ST. MARTIN OF TOURS
St. Martin, the soldier saint lived in the fourth century.
St. Josaphat was born in the Ukraine and baptized John in 1580.
ST. FRANCES XAVIER CABRINI
St. Frances was born on July 15, 1850. As a child growing up in Italy, she dreamed about being a missionary to China.
ST. LAWRENCE O'TOOLE
St. Lawrence was born in Ireland in 1128. He was the son of a chief.
ST. ALBERT THE GREAT
St. Albert lived in the thirteenth century. He was born in a castle on the Danube River in Swabia (southwest Germany).
ST. MARGARET OF SCOTLAND
St. Margaret was an English princess born in 1046.
St. Gertrude entered a convent in Saxony when she was very young.
ST. ELIZABETH OF HUNGARY
St. Elizabeth, the daughter of the king of Hungary was born in 1207.
ST. ROSE PHILIPPINE DUCHESNE
St. Rose labored for Jesus in the United States. She was born into a wealthy French family in 1769.
St. Nerses lived in fourth-century Armenia. He was an official in the court of King Arshak.
St. Edmund was an English king who lived in the ninth century.
PRESENTATION OF MARY
When she was only three years old, the Blessed Virgin Mary was taken to the Temple.
St. Cecilia, the patroness of music lived in early times. What we know about her goes back to the fourth century.
St. Columban, the most famous of the Irish missionary-monks, lived in the seventh century.
BLESSED MIGUEL AUGUSTIN PRO
Blessed Miguel Pro was born in Guadalupe, Mexico, in 1891. He was destined to become a martyr of the twentieth century.
ST. ANDREW DUNG-LAC AND COMPANIONS
Christian missionaries first brought the Catholic faith to Vietnam during the sixteenth century.
ST. CATHERINE LABOURE
St. Catherine was born Zoe Laboure in 1806. She was the daughter of a French farmer.
ST. CATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA
St. Catherine lived in early Christian times. She was the daughter of a wealthy pagan couple of Alexandria, Egypt.
ST. JOHN BERCHMANS
St. John, the Belgian saint once said, "If I do not become a saint when I am young, I shall never become one.
ST. JAMES INTERCISUS
St. James was a Persian who lived in the fifth century. He was a great favorite of King Yezdigerd I.
BLESSED FRANCIS ANTHONY OF LUCERA
Blessed Francis born in 1681, was nicknamed Johnny as a child. He was the son of an Italian farmer.
St. Andrew, like his brother, Simon Peter, was a fisherman. He became a disciple of the great St. John the Baptist.
PHOTO OF THE MONTH
of the Relics of the Passion
for Holy Relics)
Why did Jesus, the sinless one sent from the Father in heaven,
submit himself to John’s baptism? John preached a
baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins (Luke
3:3). In this humble submission we see a foreshadowing of
the “baptism” of Jesus bloody death upon the
cross. Jesus’ baptism is the acceptance and the beginning
of his mission as God’s suffering Servant (Isaiah
52:13-15; 53:1-12). He allowed himself to be numbered among
sinners. Jesus submitted himself entirely to his Father’s
will. Out of love he consented to this baptism of death
for the remission of our sins. Do you know the joy of trust
and submission to God?