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THE ORDER OF THE PIOUS SCHOOLS THE PIARIST FATHERS IN ASIA

Japan
History
Tobe Parish Church
Yokkaichi Parish Church
Komaba Chapel & Convent
Schools in Japan
Missionaries
Contacts
THE PIARIST FATHERS IN ASIA

 

 

        THE HISTORY OF THE PIARIST FATHERS IN JAPAN

 

i.   A short story, A long project

ii.  Thanks, Japan

iii. Introduction

 

I. Japan… so far away. 1947-1953

 

1.    1947

2.    First negotiations

3.    Difficult negotiations

4.    Long trip to the Orient

5.    Arrival in Japan. Hard beginning

6.    A year (long) of solitude

7.    Irache, in the rear of the Mission

8.  Looking for a home

9.    Tobe

 

II. Strengthening, 1959-1958

 

1.    The reinforcements arrive

2.    1954, a year of searching

3.    Yokkaichi

4.    A new Community

5.    Kaisei

6.    Years of moving on

7.    First General Assemble of the Japanese Piarists

8. Ordinary life in the Mission

 

III. Everything goes well. 1958-1967

 

1.    Kaisei School, grows

2.    Vera typhoon

3.    New reinforcements

4.    First Delegation Chapter

5.    Life continues

6.    Domestic details

7.    More about Kaisei

8.    Second Chapter of the Provincial Delegation

9.    The Communitarian Residence of Yokkaichi

10.       The first General Visit to Japan

11.       The house of Tokyo

12.       Other happenings

13.       Third Chapter of the Delegation, 1976

 

IV. Maturity and crisis, 1967-1976

 

1.    New times

2.    Drops in the Delegation

3.    Tokyo, Novitiate House

4.    Kaisei, difficult times

5.    Chapter of 1970

6.    New School Years

7.    The Yokkaichi Parish

8.    Kaisei continues growing

9.    Chapter of 1973

10.      Few changes

11.      Chapter of 1976

12.      Visit of 1974

13.      The meaning of Mission

 

V. Decline and Hope. 1977-1994

 

1.    Reorganization

2.    "Seibo no Ie" (House of the Virgin)

3.    The year 1978.Meetings

4.    Going back to Tokyo

5.    Time goes on

6.    Changes at the top

7.    A Special Chapter, the one of 1984

8.  Reorganization

9.    Few novelties

10. Visit of the General in 1987

11.      Few news, good news

12.      The Chapter of 1988

13.      Other happenings of the year 1988

14.      The year 1989, the year of the misfortunes

15.      A dried-up year

16.      Taking care of the immigrants

17.      Chapter of 1990: planning the withdrawal

18.      The withdrawal is impossible

19.      Years of searching and waiting

20.      The last happenings. The visit of Fr. General and the last Chapter of the Provincial Vicariate

 

VI. Philippines, 1995-1999

 

1.    Antecedents

2.    Cebu City, Philippines. First steps

3.    The house in Molave

4.    The vocational tasks start

5.    Looking for a definitive place

6.    Japan, in the meantime

7.    Vocations: building upon rock

8.    The Japan-Philippines General Delegation

9.    Ordinary activities

10.      The house in Manila

11.      The Cultural Center in Cebu City

12.      The Asian Project

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