Services for February 2019

 

February 17, 2019 – Lady Kujo and Lady Ohtani Service  10 A.M.

The BWA will chair this service which honors Lady Kujo and Lady Ohtani who founded the Buddhist Women’s Association.

Rev. Dr. Ronald Nakasone will officiate this service.

 

February 24, 2019 – Family Service  10 A.M.

 Rev. Dr. Hoshu Matsubayashi will officiate this service.

 

Services for March 2019

March 3, 2019 – Shotsuki Hoyo 10 A.M.

At this monthly memorial service, we will honor those loved ones who passed away in the month of March.

Rev. Dr. Hoshu Matsubayashi will officiate this service.

March birthdays will be celebrated.

 

March 10, 2019 – Family Service 10 A.M.

Ms. Edythe Vassal will be the guest speaker.

 

March 17, 2019 – Spring Ohigan 10 A.M.

Ohigan marks the Spring or Vernal Equinox. This is the time when the Earth and the Sun are situated such that the hours of Daylight are equal to the hours of Night. Ancient Japanese Buddhist nobles marked this auspicious time by practicing the 6 Paramitas and dedicating their spiritual path to the Pure Land.

Rev. Dr. Hoshu Matsubayashi will officiate this service.

 

March 24, 2019 – Family Service 10 A.M.

Rev. Dr. Ronald Nakasone will officiate this service.

He will give a Dharma message on Mahāpajāpatī Gautamī. She was the step-mother and maternal aunt of the Buddha. In Buddhist tradition, she was the first woman to seek ordination for women. In this endeavor, she is thought to be the first “woman protestor”.

 

March 31, 2019 – Family Service 10 A.M.

Rev. Joshin Dennis Fujimoto will officiate this service.

Rev. Fujimoto is our Supervising Minister.

 

Save the Date

On Saturday, April 6, at 12:30, we will decorate the Hanamido. Please come and join the fun! Any flowers blooming in your garden will enhance the beauty of our Hanamido.

Pizza will be provided for lunch!