(A) Open type of monthly healing mass ：the schedule is not settled
for the time being.
March 14(Sun.) are cancelled.
(B) Closed type of healing mass will be offered once during March without attendants at other places.
Could you pray for your intention of healing at where you stay in the
spiritual union with the closed mass?
However it is not settled yet, perhaps
closed type will be offered in April as well as March..
Even though Most Rev. Kikuchi, the Bishop of Tokyo Archdiocese permits the open mass in Tokyo Archdiocese from June 21, 2020,
the campus of the University of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (in Tokyo) is officially limited to use in general now, so the healing mass in March will be offered by closed type at other places.
Open type in general:
PLACE: University Chapel of the University of the
Sacred Heart (Seishin Joshi Daigaku)
Tokyo, Shibuya-ku, Hiroo
HOUR: 2:00 p.m.
Till Feb. 9, 2020 Fr. Thomas Masatoshi Kodaira (O.F.M.) and Fr. Paul Janocinski (O.P.) had offered the healing mass together monthly, and Fr. Thomas Kodaira was usually the main celebrandt, and sometimes the mass will be offered by the co-operating priests according to the situation .
☆CLOSED TYPE of healing mass
The closed type of healing mass
with the intention of the healing
is offered monthly(once in a month )
by the turn of the priests
at various chapels without attendants.
The priests ,
Fr. Masatoshi Kodaira (O.F.M.),
Fr. Pawel Janocihski (O.P.),
Fr. Kinji Kawamura (Tokyo Diocese) etc.
will offer closed mass in turn
once in a month.
☆ The intention of the healing mass in closed type:
For the healing of those who have been included in the intention of the past healing masses of open type and those whose wish to attend open mass if there were open mass and pray for the grace of healing by Lord Jesus where they stay when they are convenient to pray in union with the closed type healing mass spiritually.
※ Fr. Kodaira releases his message (in Japanese) in the last Advent in 2020 at the following URL:
All rights reserved.: ⓒ Information Service for the Healing Mass
Fr. Kodaira and Fr. Paul Janocinski, the successors of Fr. McCoy (S.J.) and Fr. Schneider (O.F.M.), offer open mass together monthly on the 2nd Sunday except every August , every September .
As exception: the term while the current COVID-19( pandemic epidemic) causes bad condition, only closed type of the healing mass is to be offered as the substitute of open mass for the time being.
As for the case of open mass
Fr. Kodaira is the main celebrandt.
homily is offered in Japanese.
The notice of the next date etc. will be informed at the information column, "Kokuchiban" in The Catholic Newspaper in Japanese. There are co-operating priests who will offer mass when Fr. Kodaira nor Fr. Paul cannot manage the schedule.
A. There is no settled schedule of
open type mass now for the time being.
B. Closed type healing mass schedule
March 14 （March 14 or once during
As for March the closed masses will be offered with the intention of the healing for those who wish to attend if open mass were offered once in a month
by the priests in turn at the chapel etc. where each
priest is convenient for closed mass then.
That is, no one cannot attend closed mass.
Could you pray for your intention for healing and the grace of the healing for your intention and for those whom are included in the intention of closed healing mass
at your home or at the place where you are ?
The omnipotent God knows your intention, so you need not worry about if you already wrote the intention on the card before Feb.9, 2020 or not. Merciful Lord Jesus, our Healer, can heal you even if you cannot attend open mass. (One need to repent the sin, and Catholic need to pray the spiritual Communion.)
When the schedule of open mass or closed mass is settled, it will be noticed on this page.
The following dates are not sure whether
it will be closed mass or open mass:
April 11 (2nd Sun.), 2021(perhaps in closed type)
May 9 (2nd Sun.), 2021
June 13 (2nd Sun.), 2021
July 11 (2nd Sun.), 2021
October 10 (2nd Sun.), 2021
November 14 (2nd Sun.), 2021
December 12(2nd Sun.), 2021
There will be no open mass in August nor
in September in 2021 as usual.
When the schedule of open mass is settled, it will be announced on this HP, etc.
C. The closed type healing masses which were
offered already in the past:
March 2020: Fr. Pawel Janocinski
April 12, 2020: Fr. Kodaira
The video message of the greeting for the Easter by Fr. Kodaira in Japanese can be seen at the followinf URL:
May 10, 2020: Fr. Kawamura
June 14, 2020: Fr. Kawamura
July 12, 2020: Fr. Pawel
Oct. 18, 2020: Fr. Pawel
Nov. 8, 2020: Fr. Kodaira
Dec. 13, 2020: Fr. Kodaira
January 10, 2021: Fr. Kawamura
February 14, 2021: Fr. Kawamura
The video message in the Advent in 2020 by
Fr. Kodaira can be seen at the following URL:
D. General schedule
(The period when the effect of COVID-19 to be ceased)
Generally speaking, the open healing mass will be
offered on the second Sunday, but it is not always on
the second. The newest information will be on this
page. There are possibilities such as the case of the
change of the main celebrant priest, the changes of
the beginning time, the postponing of the mass,
cancel of the mass etc. according to the particular
situation on the day of healing mass such as the
stop of the trains in the south area of Tokyo caused
by typhoon, tremendous snow etc.
1-1. From Hiroo Station of Hibiya Line of Tokyo Metro (ID number of Hiroo station is
H03; Tokyo Metro's old name is Eidan Subway;). from Exit No. 4 around 6 minutes on foot to go up the slope to the chapel.
As for Exit 4 one can use the elevator from the platform to the concourse level, and the concourse to the ground level by elevator.
The North gate of the University of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (the Gate of the International School of the Sacred Heart ) is near to Exit 6.
On can use the South Gate of which the elevator was settled.
2. From Shibuya Station (Yamate Line of JR): Take the bus that goes to Nisseki-Iryou Center. Get off at Nisseki-Iryou Center . Around 5 minutes on foot to the front gate.
3. From Shinagawa Station (Yamate Line of JR): Take the bus that goes to Shinjuku Station-West Entrance (Nishi guchi). Get off at Hiroo-bashi. Around 5 minutes on foot to the South gate.
4. From Meguro Station (Yamate Line of JR): Take the bus that goes to Sendagaya Station or Shin-bashi Station. Get off at Hiroo-bashi. Around 5 minutes on foot to the South gate.
☆ One has to go up the long stairs at the back gate: No.1, 3, 4
There are no stairs at the front gate, and the road to the Chapel is flat: No. 2
Newest pａｍｐｈｌｅｔ of schdule and map (pdf file) for the open healing mass
As long as the public mass is to be offered and one wish to download the pamphlet, could you click above?
During the period of closed masses, do not pass the prints to your friends so that one may mistake there are open mass, please
If you use it as private to pass it to your friends, there is no problem.
If you wish to put it up at the board of the church, one should ask the permission of the chief priest.
When the chief priest changed, one should ask the new chief priest.
Free software to read PDF file
One can download the free software only to read pdf file from the homepage of Adobe Acrobat:
The following address is linked to the explanation in Japanese.
The URL below shows the map and access. （This is not direct link.）：
URL (English version, too):
Official URL will be built up soon.
Reference (question and answer in Japanese):
(Kindly do not call in the too early morning nor too late at night.
Thank you for your corporation.)
Fr. Paul Janocinski (O.P.)
He offered healing masses at the University Chapel of Shirayuri University regularly.
These days he has offered healing mass together regularly in the University Chapel of the Sacred Heart as regular cooperating priest since June, 2004.
When Fr. Kodaira has appointment such as retreat director etc., Fr. Paul Janocinski offers mass as main celebrandt.
He also teaches "The care of Heart," and has offered inner and physical healing service in various prayer meetings.
Fr. Kinji Kawamura (
He has offered healing masses at various places.
The cooperating priests will kindly offer healing mass when Fr. Kodaira cannot offer.
There will be additional cooperators.
Fr. Fio Mascarenhas (S.J.)
He has offered healing masses several times kindly according to the intention of the healing mass at the University chapel of the Sacred Heart in Japan.
He has been in service for the sick around the world more than 80 countries, teaching the Bible courses.
sub- cooperating priests kindly offer healing mass where he lives or where he
goes on pilgrim according to the intention of the healing of the sick of this
healing service at the University chapel of the Sacred Heart .
There will be additional sub-cooperators.
The new URL address of Fr. Kodaira (O.F.M.) is as follows:
Late Fr. Daniel McCoy (S.J.),
the founder of the healing mass at the University Chapel of the Sacred Heart and the first main celebrandt, passed away on September 24, 2006.
The charnel place is at the section for Jesuits in the St. Ignatius Koujimachi Church. B1 F, Section S.
※During the spreading of COVID-19, one need to check the HP of St. Ignatius Church before you plan to go if one can enter there.
Late Fr. Bernardin Schneider (O.F.M.)
passed away on January 9, 2015.
The charnel place is at the section for the Franciscans in Fuchuu Catholic Cemetery.
※During the spreading of COVID-19, one need to check its HP beforehand if one can enter there.
May our Lord grant them the eternal beatitude in the heaven!
Let us pray for them, and they will intercede for you.
It is supposed that Fr. Daniel McCoy
and Fr. Bernardin Schneider in the heaven has interceded for the healings of the sick people whom are included into the intentions of the healing mass now.
mistake the similar healing mass, and ask if this healing mass change the
place. But there is other healing mass which is offered by other priests and at
We will inform if we change the place according to the schedule of university by this temporary homepage, prints etc.
As long as there is not the announcement of the change of the place, the place for the open type healing mass is the chapel of the University of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
(Now healing masses has been offered in closed
type at other places.)
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