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Cathedral of the Honolulu Diocese

Founded in 1843

National Historic Register

Cathedral History
The Cathedral was built during the Hawaiʻi's missionary era and served as the mother church of the Vicariate Apostolic of the Hawaiian Islands. It was dedicated by Msgr. Maigret on August 15, 1843 under the title of Our Lady of Peace.

Lady Queen of Peace
Our Lady of Queen of Peace is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Roman Catholic Church. She is represented in art holding a dove and an olive branch, symbols of peace.

Cathedral Saints
The statues are above the nave of the church but in logical order of placement in accordance with the Litany of the Saints.

Cathedral Stained Glass
Seventeen stained glass designs grace the interior of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace.

Blessed Damien
Damien is most noted for his devotion to caring and ministering to people with what was then widely known as leprosy, forced by government-sanctioned medical segregation, living on the island of Molokai in the Kingdom of Hawaii

Blessed Damien for Kids
A depiction of Damien's life illustrated for a child's interest

Bishops of Honolulu
On May 17, 2005 Pope Benedict XVI appointed the fifth bishop of Honolulu Msgr. Clarence Silva, who was consecrated and installed on July 21, 2005.