Hymns for her: Hawaiian music fills a New York church to honor Blessed Marianne
By Dan Nakaso
Oct. 14, 2012
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DAN NAKASO / DNAKASO@STARADVERTISER.COM Calvin Liu, musical director of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace in Honolulu, wore an aloha shirt bearing images of Mother Marianne Cope as he played an ukulele to accompany Hawaiian music at the Franciscan Church of the Assumption for what church officials believe is the first time in the church’s 145-year history. Singing with Liu was Robert Mondoy, wearing an identical Cope-inspired aloha shirt.
DAN NAKASO/DNAKASO@STARADVERTISER.COM 2012 October 13 - CTY REL - A program for a celebration of the eucharist presided over by Honolulu Bishop Larry Silva sits on the sheet music for Iesu Me Ke Kanaka Waiwai at the Franciscan Church of the Assumption in Syracuse, New York.
DAN?NAKASO / DNAKASO@STARADVERTISER.COM Clarence “Boogie” Kahilihiwa and eight other Hansen’s disease patients from Kalaupapa arrived in Syracuse, N.Y., on Saturday to honor Mother Marianne Cope, who will become the Patron Saint of Outcasts in the Vatican on Oct. 21 for her work in Kalaupapa on Molokai.