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Churches in Nagoya area

Importance of Churches in Nagoya area for people from other countries

I have been an organizer of this English Speaking Community in Nagoya for almost 1 year and met a lot of people from different countries. I got many questions from them about Japanese culture, sight seeing places, manner in Japan and sometimes how to buy glasses in Japan. I realized that how difficult it is to live in Japan and adjust Japanese society especially for those who can't speak Japanese well.

One of questions that I have frequently had these days is about Churches in Nagoya. There are a lot of people from the Philippines and Brazil in Nagoya area. They commonly believe Christianity. Christianity is a really important part of their lives so in this page I would like to share information about three Churches in Nagoya area.  

Nunoike Catholic Church, Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul

This Catholic Church is located close to Sakae area. Founded in 1962, it have been an important role for believers of Christ in Nagoya. Mass is held at 6 p.m every Saturday. 1st 5th Saturday is in Tagalog, 2nd and 4th Saturday is in English and 3rd Saturday is in Japanese.

Below links are location and website of Nunoike Catholic Church.

http://nunoike-nagoya-diocese.org/?cat=7

Nanzan Catholic Church

Nanzan Catholic Church is located near the Nanzan University campus. It was made in 1950 and it is one of the oldest Catholic Church in Nagoya. Supported by Nanzan University, it have been drawing a lot of locals and residents from other countries. Mass in English is going to be held at 9:30 a.m every Sunday and Mass in Vietnamese is going to be held at 3:30 p.m on 4th Sunday.

Below links are location and website of Nanzan Catholic Church.

http://www.nanzankyokai.net/index.php/english

Hibino Catholic Church

What is the different point of Hibino Catholic Church is that Mass is held not only in English but also in Portuguese for Brazilian residents around here.  Mass in English is held at 1:30 p.m on 1st Sunday and Mass in Portuguese is held at 7:30 p.m on every Saturday.

Below links are location and website of Hibnino Catholic Church.

http://nagoya.catholic.jp/shoukyouku_detail.php?id=14

Finalliy, let us introduce our page. Our community is English speaking community in Nagoya. Every Saturday afternoon, we have meeting in English close to the Nagoya station.

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