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Diocese of

Sendai 仙台

Japan Japan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Sendai 仙台 / Sendaien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tokyo 東京

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Churches by City (61)

Saitama さいたま (↙), Niigata 新潟 (←), Sapporo 札幌 (↑)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.12.08 – ...):Bishop Edgar Cuntapay Gacutan, C.I.C.M. (58)Bishop Edgar Cuntapay Gacutan (エドガル・ガクタン), C.I.C.M. (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sendai 仙台 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edgar Cuntapay Gacutan, C.I.C.M. (58)Bishop Edgar Cuntapay Gacutan (エドガル・ガクタン), C.I.C.M. (58)
(2021.12.08 – ...)

Bishop of Sendai 仙台 (Japan)

Born:1964.09.23 (Enrile, Cagayan, Cagayan Valley, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1994.04.23
Consecrated Bishop:2022.03.19

Bishop of Sendai 仙台 (Japan) (2021.12.08 – ...)

Fr. Peter Shiro Komatsu (ペトロ 小松史朗)
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.03.18 – 2021.12.08)

Bishop Martin Tetsuo Hiraga (78)Bishop Martin Tetsuo Hiraga (マルチノ 平賀徹夫) (78)
(2005.12.10 – 2020.03.18)

Bishop emeritus of Sendai 仙台 (Japan)

Ut filii lucis

Born:1945.01.20 (Hanamaki, 岩手県, 東北地方, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1974.09.16
Consecrated Bishop:2006.03.04

Bishop of Sendai 仙台 (Japan) (2005.12.10 – 2020.03.18)

Bishop Francis Xavier Osamu Mizobe (フランシスコ・ザビエル 溝部 脩), S.D.B.
(2000.05.10 – 2004.05.14)

Unitatem spiritus

Born:1935.03.05 (Sinuiju, North Korea)
Ordained Priest:1964.02.09
Consecrated Bishop:2000.09.09
Died:2016.02.29 (Kyōto, 京都府, 関西地方, Japan † 80)

Bishop of Sendai 仙台 (Japan) (2000.05.10 – 2004.05.14)

Bishop of Takamatsu 高松 (Japan) (2004.05.14 – 2011.03.25)

Bishop Raymond Augustin Chihiro Sato (ライムンド 佐藤千敬), O.P.
(1976.01.24 – 1998.06.19)

Born:1926.03.31 (Sendai, 宮城県, 東北地方, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1959.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1976.03.20
Died:2002.11.12 († 76)

Bishop of Sendai 仙台 (Japan) (1976.01.24 – 1998.06.19)

Bishop Peter Arikata Kobayashi (ペトロ 小林有方)
(1954.02.21 – 1976.01.24)

Born:1909.09.22 (Kobe, 兵庫県, 関西地方, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1935.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:1954.05.03
Died:1999.07.31 († 89)

Bishop of Sendai 仙台 (Japan) (1954.02.21 – 1976.01.24)

Bishop Michael Wasaburo Urakawa (ミカエル 浦川 和三郎)
(1941.11.20 – 1954)

Born:1876.04.06 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1906.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:1942.01.18
Died:1955.11.24 (Sendai, 宮城県, 東北地方, Japan † 79)

Bishop of Sendai 仙台 (Japan) (1941.11.20 – 1954)

Titular Bishop of Attalea in Pamphylia (1954 – 1955.11.24)

Bishop Marie-Joseph Lemieux (マリー・ジョゼフ・ルミュー) (later Archbishop)
(1936.03.09 – 1941.01.16)

In caritate Christi

Born:1902.05.10 (Québec, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1928.04.15
Consecrated Bishop:1936.06.29
Died:1994.03.04 († 91)

Bishop of Hakodate 函館 (Japan) (1935.12.03 – 1936.03.09)

Bishop of Sendai 仙台 (Japan) (1936.03.09 – 1941.01.16)

Titular Bishop of Calydon (1941.01.16 – 1944.04.07)

Bishop of Gravelbourg (1944.04.07 – 1953.06.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ottawa (Canada) (1953.06.29 – 1966.09.24)

Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti (1966.09.24 – 1969)

Titular Bishop of Saldæ (1966.09.24 – 1994.03.04)

Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to India (1969 – 1971)

Bishops of Hakodate 函館 (Roman Rite)

Bishop-elect Marie-Joseph Lemieux (マリー・ジョゼフ・ルミュー) (later Archbishop)
(1935.12.03 – 1936.03.09)

(see above)

Fr. Andre Dumas, O.P.
(Apostolic Administrator 1931.11 – 1935.12.03)

Msgr. Alfred Joseph Wood (アルフレッド・ヨゼフ・ウット), M.E.P.
(Apostolic Administrator 1927 – 1931.11)

Bishop Alexandre Berlioz (アレキサンドル・ベルリオーズ), M.E.P.
(1891.06.15 – 1927.07.25)

Born:1852.09.12 (France)
Ordained Priest:1875.10.10
Consecrated Bishop:1891.07.25
Died:1929.12.30 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Calynda (1891.04.24 – 1891.06.15)

Prefect Apostolic of Hakodate 函館 (Japan) (1891.04.24 – 1891.06.15)

Bishop of Hakodate 函館 (Japan) (1891.06.15 – 1927.07.25)

Titular Bishop of Ostracine (1927.07.25 – 1929.12.30)

Prefects Apostolic of Hakodate 函館 (Roman Rite)

Bishop-elect Alexandre Berlioz (アレキサンドル・ベルリオーズ), M.E.P.
(1891.04.24 – 1891.06.15)

(see above)

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Statistics

Area: 45,986 km²

Population: 9,822 Catholics (0.1% of 6,565,540 total) (2020)

Statistics: 52 parishes, 5 missions, 30 priests (15 diocesan, 15 religious), 185 lay religious (16 brothers, 169 sisters), 1 seminarian (2020)

Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 29

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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