- CTIC Meguro
- CTIC Kameido
- CTIC Chiba
- CTIC Steering Committee
Peter OKADA Takeo
Head of the Catholic Tokyo Archdiocese Chief Bishop of the Catholic Church’s Tokyo Province which comprends the 6 Dioceses of Sapporo, Sendai, Niigata, Saitama, Tokyo and Yokohama.
Representative of the Juridical Corporation “Catholic Tokyo Archdiocese” (Shukyo Hojin Katorikku Tokyo Daishikyoku)
Juridical Executive Committee
Takes financial and administrative decisions regarding the Juridical Corporation “Catholic Tokyo Archdiocese” (Shukyo Hojin Katorikku Tokyo Daishikyoku)
Juridical Representative: Arch. Takeo OKADA
Board: Bp.Kazuo KODA,Fr.Celestino CAVAGNA,
Fr.Yasuaki INAGAWA, Fr.Kunio MOMMA,
Auxiliary Bishop James Kazuo KODA Deputy to the Archbishop to assist him in the administration of the Archdiocese of Tokyo.
He is also the Moderator of the Curia
Moderator of the Curia
Auxiliary Bishop James Kazuo KODA
Deputy to the Archbishop to assist him in the administration of the Archdiocese of Tokyo.
He is also the Moderator of the Curia
Responsible for overall oversight of buildings and personnel, with the issuing of documents and for public relations.
Chancellor: Fr.Celestino CAVAGNA
Vice-Chancellor: Fr. Mituo SEKI
Secretary of the Archbishop
Yasuo IMAI (Permanent Deacon)
Office of General Administration
Responsible for administration, finance and general accounts. Also supervises diocesan kindergartens and manages diocesan cemeteries.
Diocesan Administrator: Bp. Kazuo KODA
Office for Evangelization and Pastoral Care
Responsible for the pastoral reorganization of the Archdiocese and for the promotion of the three designated diocesan priorities:
training the laity to live out the Gospel Mission, ministering to foreign Catholics, and supporting people who suffer from spiritual or mental injury and illness.
Office for Communications
Responsible for informing the faithful and the wider public about church activities and the archbishop’s concerns by means of the diocesan newspaper “Tokyo Diocesan News” and by the diocesan website. Also responds to various enquiries from the public.
Office for Social Concerns
Develops Diocesan policy in regard to human rights, social justice, peace issues and related concerns.
Catholic Tokyo International Center(CITIC)
Diocesan Department for immigrants and refugees.
Web Site: External Link: http://ctic.jp/
Director： Fr.Takeshi OHARA
Tokyo Provincial Tribunal(Church Law Tribunal)
Deals with marriage and annulment issues for the faithful of Sapporo, Sendai, Niigata, Urawa, Yokohama and Tokyo Dioceses.
Judicial Vicar: Fr.Yasuaki INAGAWA
Assists the Archbishop with the administration of the archdiocese and with personnel appointments.
Representatives of the clergy contribute to the planning and implementation of Diocesan policy regarding pastoral activity and evangelization.
Bp.Kazuo KODA, Fr.Kunio MOMMA,
Fr.Toshio SAKAI, Fr.Shigeru TSUJI,
Fr.Yasuaki INAGAWA, Fr.Kazumoto FUKUSHIMA,
Fr.Hiroyuki ARAKAWA, Fr.Domenico VITALI,
Fr.Giovanni MARSIGLIO, Fr.Leo SCHUMACHER,
Fr.Masakatsu FUKAMIZU, Fr.Ryota KOIKE,
Fr.Marco Antonio MARTINEZ, Fr.Masami TAKEUCHI,
Fr.David PADRNOS,Fr.Celestino CAVAGNA,
Fr.Masanori KOGA, Fr.Masakazu TACHIBANA, Fr.Mitsuo SEKI
Lay, religious and priests representatives provide input on diocesan policy and structures.
Mr.K.OKUMURA, Ms.F.KYO, Mr.H.SUZUKI,
Ms.K.SAKAGUCHI, Mr.T.HARA, Ms.K.HANADA,
Mr.Y.KIKUCHI, Ms.K.WADA, Ms.M.TAKIURA,
Ms.H.ANDOH, Mr.K.TAKEMIYA, Mr.T.INADA,
Ms.N.HIRANO, Ms.T.TOYAMA, Mr.T.BANDOH,
Ms.M.SHINOHARA, Ms.N.TATSUMI, Mr.Y.NOHATA,
Ms.M.YAMAGUCHI, Mr.O.TANIGUCHI, Ms.M.SHIMA,
Sr.T.KONO, Sr.K.SHIMIZU, Fr.T.SAKAI, Fr.M.A.MARTINEZ.
Provide input on financial management for the Diocese.
Bp.Kazuo KODA, Fr.Celestino CAVAGNA,
Mr.Yoshio Oomachi, Mr.Keisuke KATO, Mr.Tatsuo TAIKAI,
Mr.Kiyokazu TASHIRO, Mrs.Sumiko NOSAKA, Mrs.Sachiko SAKAI
Staff for formation of Seminarians
Concerned with the formation of diocesan seminarians.
Bp.Kazuo KODA, Fr.Shigeru TSUJI,
Fr.Masakazu TACHIBANA, Fr.Toshio SAKAI,
Fr. Kazumoto FUKUSHIMA
Special Committee for Women and Children’s Rights
(To be established in 2004)
Committee for responding to charges of clerical sexual abuse.
Committee for international Exchange
Promotes cooperation and contact with dioceses in other countries (Cologne, Myanmar)
Fr.Celestino CAVAGNA, Fr.Ken-ichi TAKAGI,
Fr.Leo SCHUMACHER, Fr.Kaoru KAWAGUCHI,
Committee for the Pastoral Care of Priests
Dedicated to the care of sick and aged clergy.
Fr.Tetsuya NISHIKAWA, Fr.Jun-ichi EBE,
Fr.Yasuharu TANAKA, Fr.Shigeru TSUJI,
Fr.Celestino CAVAGNA, Fr.Mitsuo SEKI
“One Seed” Vocations Promotion Committee
Dedicated to the promotion of vocations and to the formation of priests through prayer and monetary contribution.
Organizes an annual Mass for vocations and produces a regular newsletter.
Fr.Ryotaro YAMAMOTO, Fr.Takahiro TANAKA, Fr.Jun-ichi EBE
Cathedral Administrative Committee
Related to the administration of St.Mary’s Cathedral of Tokyo.
From the Diocesan Office:
Bp.Kazuo KODA, Fr.Celestino CAVAGNA､
Perm.Deacon Yasuo IMAI､ Mr.Masashi TSUKAMOTO
Others form The Office of the Cathedral, from Sekiguchi Parish and from Korean Parish.
Committee for Ecumenism
Promotion of exchange and sharing with other Christian churches Liaison for the annual Christian Unity Week.
Fr.Mitsuo SEKI､ Fr.Hiroyuki YUTANI
Committe for Religious Education of Children
A support service for people involved with the religious education of children in the parishes. Organizes workshops for parish leaders and children’s masses.
Fr.Keizo INAGAWA､ Fr.Yutaka KATO、Fr.Naoki MOMMA
Committee for the Youth
A forum for considering the issues concerned with the pastoral care of the youth, and for promoting youth activity within the church.
Bp.Kazuo KODA, Fr.Kazumoto FUKUSHIMA,
Fr.Yasuo WATANABE, Fr. Kenji TAKAGI,
Fr.Olivier CHEGARAY, Fr.Alfredo SEGOVIA
Fr. Shinjiro URATA
Committee for Social Welfare
Committee for Justice and Peace
Participates in activities related to social justice and world peace, in coordination with other Diocesan Justice and Peace committee and with local area peace groups. Fr.Kazuyoshi OKURA, Fr.Masakatsu FUKAMIZU
Committee for reflecting on the Burakumin(Outcast) Situation
Organizes workshops and lectures dealing with prejudiceagainst people considered outcast. In addition produces pamphlets and videos on these issues.
Fr.Keiji SAKAKURA、Fr.Hiroyuki YUTANI、Fr.Yasuo WATANABE
‘Shinsei Kaikan’ Student Center
External Link: http://www.catholic-shinseikaikan.or.jp/
Director Bp. Kazuhiro MORI
Student Center: Fr.Olivier CHEGARAY, Fr.K.Fukushima
Bible Center: Fr.Satoshi AMEMIYA
‘Caritas no Ie’ Welfare Center
External Link: http://www.tokyo-caritas.org/
Directors: ArchBp. P.T.OKADA, Fr.K.KOUSA
Director: Fr.Keizo KOBAYASHI
Chaplain for the Diocesan Association of the Hearing Challenged