Kyushu Nakatsu Catholic Church Japanese Name: カトリック中津教会

 

 

Nakatsu Catholic Church

Japanese Name: カトリック中津教会

 

Father Belair of the Paris Foreign Missions Society performed the first baptism in 1887, where he founded the Nakatsu Parish at that same time. In 1938, the Nakatsu Parish Church was built and an Italian born Father Secchi was the one who ordered all of the colorful stained glass from Italy and remodeled it in 1982.

 

The 48 stained glass windows represent scenes related to Nakatsu, such as “The Nakatsu Martyrs” and “The Faith of Hosokawa Gracia,” making it a historical and fantastic piece. Since the church is a one minute walk from Nakatsu Castle we often have foreign tourists visit there.

 

 

Father Secchi ordered all the colorful stained glass from Italy

 

 

The 48 stained glass windows represent scenes related to Nakatsu

 

Operating Hours

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Schedule of Mass

Every Sunday at 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

 

Monday to Tuesday, Saturday at 6:30 a.m.

 

Every Friday at 10:00 a.m.

 

Chief Priest is Tsugio Tanaka.

 

Access

Address: 1283-1 Sannocho, Nakatsu City, Oita Prefecture

 

 

Contact Details

Phone Number:+81-979-22-2259

Email Address: pole_tanaka@yahoo.co.jp