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September 2019 Headquarters Update now available

See the September 2019 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Bishop’s Corner HHMH Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat Soul Shop Suicide Prevention Tranings 10/18 and 10/19 HHMH 130th Anniversary Services & Events Ryukoku Sogo Gakuen (RSG) Educational Program for International Understanding at PBA Hongwanji Sanyokai (Hongwanji Councilor Association) Visit From the...

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May 2019 Headquarters Update now available

See the May 2019 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Gomonshu’s message on the 850th anniversary of Shinran Shonin’s birth and the 800th anniversary of the establishment of the Jodo Shinshu teaching (plus the schedule of services at Honzan) Bishop’s Corner Message from the Governor General of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-Ha,...

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February 2019 Headquarters Update now available

See the February 2019 Headquarters Update for the following articles: In this issue: Bishop Eric Matsumoto confirmed for a third term HHMH 107th Giseikai Legislative Assembly resolutions passed Giseikai message from the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha Governor General Bishop Chiko Iwagami Ministerial assignment news for Rev. Blayne Higa, Rev. David Fujimoto,...

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November 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the November 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: In this issue: "A Humble Reflection" by Bishop Matsumoto on the tragedy at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh 2019 Legislative Assembly: Feb. 8-9 at Hawaii Betsuin 2019 Legislative Assembly Aloha Luncheon & Living Treasures of Hawaii Recognition: Feb. 9...

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July 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the July 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Western Japan Flood Disaster Relief Fund BWA exchange students from Japan in Hawaii August 9-16 Ryukoku Sogo Gakuen (RSG) programs: 4 PBA students to participate in religious education seminar in Kyoto August 3-5 18 Japanese students to attend PBA August...

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May 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the May 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Introduction of a New Minister: Rev. Kerry Kiyohara Flooding and Volcano Impacts: A letter from the Committee on Social Concerns Eshinni 750th Memorial Service BWA Student Exchange Program to Japan in 2019 New books at the HQ Bookstore Hongwanji Joint...

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November 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the November 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: In this Issue Sennyo Gomonshu: Succession to Accession to Official Visitation (2014-2017) Photo collage of the Gomonshu’s visit Reflections on the Gomonshu’s visit  by Claire Tamamoto Ministerial assignment updates for Reverends Sumikawa and Umitani Personnel update for Arthur Nakagawa Honpa...

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