平和旬間とは?

1981年、教皇ヨハネ・パウロ二世は広島で、「過去を振り返ることは、未来に対する責任を担うことである」と述べられました。戦争を振り返り、平和を思うとき、平和は単なる願望ではなく、具体的な行動でなければなりません。そこで日本のカトリック教会は、その翌年、もっとも身近で忘れることのできない、広島や長崎の事実を思い起こすのに適した8月6日から15日までの10日間を「日本カトリック平和旬間」と定めました。 平和を愛する者となるよう学び 平和運動が小教区~地区 地区~教区~全日本の教会信徒へ 盛り上がってゆく展望の道のり

Announcement from the Parish council

Public celebration of masses will resume starting Sunday August 1st. However, this may be subjected to change depending on the CoViD-19 situation. Reservation is needed to attend the 11 am Japanese mass. (A person may reserve up to twice a month.) Seating capacity is fifty (50) persons. Only the first fifty (50) persons will be … Continued

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

<NOTICE> Public celebration of masses are suspended until the end of July. Live streaming of masses are scheduled as follows: 9 am     English mass 11 am     Japanese mass YouTube: Sacra Familia Osaka Facebook: Sacra Familia Osaka Umeda We are asking for your cooperation. 06/13/2021 Osaka-Umeda Catholic Church  

Resumption of public masses

Parishioners and visitors to Osaka Umeda Church As you know, the “State of emergency” has been lifted in Osaka. However, it is still necessary to continue to act cautiously to prevent Coronavirus infection. The Pastoral Council, which includes English Community leaders, was held on March 7th, and agreed on the following: Due to the rapid … Continued

Regarding the state of emergency

Everyone at Osaka Umeda Church As you all know, a state of emergency has been declared in Osaka. This is because the number of newly infected people has increased rapidly due to the expansion of the Corona Virus. As such, we decided to cancel all future masses until new announcement. However, we plan to hold … Continued