Pastoral Council’s Decisions

Mass will restart from October 17. Each mass is limited to 50 people. English mass will be first come, first serve basis. Reservations are required for the 11 h mass in Japanese. Reservations are not necessary for the Japanese Mass (7 h), the English Mass (9 h and 13 h), and the Spanish Mass. Priests … Continued

Measures associated with the new coronavirus infection (15th)

From Cardinal Maeda, Archbishop of Osaka. + The Peace of the Lord be with you, The spread of the new coronavirus infection continues across the country and the rate of hospital bed utilization is also increasing. With the August 17 announcement, the government extended the previously issued “State of Emergency” to Osaka Prefecture until September … Continued

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


<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