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Bring Catholic Radio to Oahu

August 19, 2022

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Peace be with you!

When Jesus gave the Great Commission, telling his first disciples to go out to all the world and tell the Good News of his love, he meant for all his disciples, in every age, to do the same. It is our grave responsibility but also our joy to share the Gospel with others. We do this in various ways, but one of the most effective means for evangelization is through Catholic radio programming. People in their cars, doing their housework, or lounging at the beach can tune in to radio and be nourished with living stories of the saving presence of Jesus among us today.

St. John Paul II Catholic Radio, which already has several stations in the Western United States, would like to partner with us to establish a Catholic radio station in Oahu in order to reach the largest number of people in our State with the Good News of Jesus. It will feature national programming, but will also include local programs about the Catholic Church here in Hawaii.

In order to establish a station, St. John Paul II Catholic Radio must purchase a station, with its licenses; and raise the budget for its first year of operations. After that, the station should be able to sustain itself with sponsors and with listener support. What is needed is $1.5 million. Your support for this initiative will be greatly appreciated. Large donations are essential. However, more modest donations, in large numbers, will also help us reach our goal quickly and sustain the station. Through your support you will be participating in this wonderful opportunity for evangelization.

Donations may be sent to: ­­­­­­www.oahucatholicradio.com. St. John Paul Catholic Radio is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, and your donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

May the Lord bless you and your participation in fulfilling his Great Commission!

Sincerely yours in Christ,

Most Reverend Larry Silva
Bishop of Honolulu