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Father Damien’s sainthood: Here's the complete TV and relic tour schedule

• Oct. 30: Hoolehua Airport—9:20 a.m. relic arrives via Honolulu with Bishop Larry Silva (pictured left); caravan of California bishops and others accompany relic to Our Lady of Seven Sorrows (Kaluaaha); 12:30 p.m. Mass.
St. Joseph (Kamalo)—3 p.m. prayer service.
St. Sophia (Kaunakakai)—6 p.m. procession to Kaunakakai Ball Field; interfaith prayer and music service; procession back to St. Sophia; personal prayer and devotion.

• Oct. 31: Top of Kalaupapa trail—7 a.m. Sacred Hearts Father Clyde Guerreiro, Molokai youth and Damien Memorial School students carry relic down the trail.

Kalaupapa—9 a.m. relic greeted by National Park Service. A private ceremony will be held in Kalaupapa and Kalawao.


• Nov. 1: Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace (downtown Honolulu)—Noon, Mass with Bishop Larry Silva.
Iolani Palace (Honolulu)—2 p.m. Interfaith civic ceremony with relic; speakers include Bishop Silva, Gov. Linda Lingle, Lt. Gov. James Aiona and religious leaders.
* After the ceremony, the relic will be carried back to the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace where it will remain permanently. Fun fact: Damien was ordained at this cathedral in 1864.

Hawaii_Saint_Damien_relic_schedule_tour_canonizationOAHU CATHEDRAL PILGRIM DAYS
A day is reserved for each Oahu vicariate to come to the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace to venerate the relic.

• Nov. 2: West Honolulu Vicariate Pilgrims Day

• Nov. 3: East Honolulu Vicariate Pilgrims Day

• Nov. 4: Central Oahu Vicariate Pilgrims Day

• Nov. 5: Leeward Oahu Vicariate Pilgrims Day

• Nov. 6: Windward Oahu Vicariate Pilgrims Day


Photos: Father Damien portrait and at Kalaupapa (pg. 1, top; pgs. 2, 3, 4), Bishop Larry Silva (pg. 5, top), Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace (pg. 5, bottom) courtesy of the Catholic Diocese of Honolulu; St. Peter's Square (pg. 1, bottom), courtesy of Commons/Wikipedia

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