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October 2019 HQ Update thumbnail imageOctober 2019

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner: A Humble Reflection in Our 130th Anniversary Year in Hawaii
  • Hawaii Version of His Eminence Gomonshu Kojun Ohtani’s “Watashitachi no Chikai" or “Our Pledge”
  • Condolences: Mr. Gordon C. Cockett, Mr. Barry K. Taniguchi
  • Ministerial Assignments: Rev. Joshin Kamuro, Rev. Shingo Furusawa
  • Tokudo Ordination: Blayne Nakasone Sakata
  • Peace Day Events 2019: Honolulu/Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Big Island
  • 2019 Minister’s Lay Assistant Enrichment Retreat on October 13-15
  • From the Archives Committee: Where exactly was Hongwanji’s Fort Lane temple?
  • PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet Nov. 15
  • 2020 Hawaii Kyodan Calendar
  • Attachment: 2019 PBA Lighting Our Way ticket/sponsorship order form

Recent Issues

September 2019 HQ Update cover thumbnail imageSeptember 2019

In this issue:

  • 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 Archives Committee: Message in the 1967 World Buddhist Women’s Convention Booklet

August 2019 HQ Update newsletter thumbnail imageAugust 2019

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner: Peace Day in Hawaii 2019 Message
  • 2019 Peace Day Related Events
  • Ministerial Assignments
  • Young Buddhist International Cultural Student Exchange (YBICSE) program
  • Honouliuli Bon Service
  • Call for Submissions for the HHMH 2020 Calendar
  • PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet: November 15
    PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet sponsorship/registration

July 2019 HQ Update newsletter thumbnail imageJuly 2019

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner: A Whole New World Opens Up Before Your Eye
  • Sadako’s Paper Crane (Another) Finds a New Home on Board the USS Missouri
  • Spiritual Care Is Health Care: Learning How to Care for the Whole Person at the 2019 ISPEC Training In Hawaii
  • Committee on Social Concerns Donations
  • RSG Educational Program for International Understanding In PBA
  • PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet: November 15
    Lighting Our Way Banquet sponsorship/registration

June 2019 HQ Update page 1 thumbnail imageJune 2019

In this issue:

  • Bishop’s Corner
  • President’s Report
  • World Jodo Shinshu Coordinating Council Meeting
  • Condolences
  • YBICSE (Young Buddhists’ International Cultural Study Exchange)
  • Bishop’s Award
  • Committee on Social Concerns
  • 2019 Pan Pacific Festival Parade a success!
  • Errata from the Calendar Committee
  • District News

May 2019 HQ Update newsletter thumbnail imageMay 2019

In this issue:

  • 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,  Bishop Chiko Iwagami, for 2019 PBA Baccalaureate
  • Condolences
  • 61st Annual Honpa Hongwanji State Ministers’ Association Seminar (June 4-6, Maui)
  • 62nd Jr. YBA State Convention (June 28-30, Oahu)
  • HHMH in the Pan-Pacific Parade (June 9, Waikiki)
  • BWA news
  • Wailuku Hongwanji Dharma School educational trip to Kauai
  • Attachment: Updated 2019 Bon Dance Schedule

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