Bishop & the Cathedral

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The Rt Revd Dr Renta Nishihara

The Rt Revd Dr Renta Nishihara, the 10th Bishop to the Diocese of Chubu was ordained as bishop in 2020.

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The cathedral, installed with the cathedra (the seat of the bishop), is a historical birthplace for the Anglican Communion and connects the Diocese of Chubu to the throne of the Archbishop of Canterbury, currently the spiritual main pillar to all members and churches of the communion.
Within the Diocese of Chubu, the chapel of Nagoya St. Matthew’s Church functions as the cathedral installed with a cathedra.

Cathedral, Nagoya St. Matthew’s Church

Mailing Address
2-53-1 Meigetsu-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 466-0034
Get off at Gokiso Subway Station on the Sakura Dori Line (Red Line) and go to Exit 4. Go up the stairs, walk straight along the road, then turn right at the police station. You will see the church on your right.

Worship Time

  • Wednesdays: Holy Eucharist at 9:00am
  • Third Wednesday of the month: Diocese of Chubu Ministers Memorial Service at 10:00am
  • Maundy Thursday and Chrism Eucharist: please inquire about time
  • Third Sunday of the month: Service with the LGBTQ+ community at 5:00pm
  • Fourth Sunday of the month: English Holy Eucharist at 2:30pm-please check on Facebook page for more recent information.