Places of Worship
Mikokoro [Sacred Heart] Center
Catholic masses are held in English every Saturday [18:00] and Sunday [10:00 and 15:00]; Novena Masses every Wednesday [15:00]. Confession is available at any time. English-language A.A. [Alcoholics Anonymous] meetings on Sundays and Wednesdays [from 19:00].
Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0002
Nanzan Catholic Church
Catholic masses are held in English once a day at 9:30, while confession is available on request.
Nagoya Daigaku Station
Mass in English held on Saturdays [19:00]. Mass in Spanish on the 1st Sunday of the month, in French on the 3rd Sunday [both at 11:00]. Confession, wedding ceremonies and other rites are performed.
The Holy Annunciation Church
A small, friendly Orthodox church, with worshippers from various different countries. Vespers held on Saturdays [17:30], Holy Liturgy on Sundays [10:00]. Call or check website for details.
Nagoya Union Church
Presbyterian services held in English at Kinjo Church on Sundays [16:00]. Call for details.
c/o Nagoya 461-0002
Cornerstone English Fellowship
From Fujigaoka Station, take Meitetsu Bus
from Stand #2 to Higashi Nagakute.
Baptist worship [in Japanese and English] every Sunday at 10:00, followed by Bible study groups for adults and children. Weekly classes also held.
Meito Christ International Church
Lutheran services held in English every Sunday [6:00] with an interdenominational, multicultural congregation. Children’s Sunday school classes held from 16:45. Women’s Bible study classes held once or twice a month on Wednesdays, check website for details.
St. Mark’s Anglican Church
Anglican English-language services held on the 4th Sunday of each month [16:00]. Call for more information.
Five prayer sessions a day, plus Friday Prayers. English information services available, as well as programs for studying Islam and Arabic.
Aichi Senmon Niso-do Shobo-ji
Zazen meditation sessions held once a month on Sundays [9:30-16:40]. The sessions are held in Japanese, although there is an English-speaking monk. Accommodation available for women only [need to bring sheets, pillow case, toothbrush and comfortable clothes for Zazen].
The Institute for Zen Studies
From Fujigaoka Station, take the Meitetsu Bus to Aichi Gakuin University.
Free Zen meditation classes held on the first Tuesday of every month [16:30-17:40].
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