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Diocese of Sapporo

Bishop Bernard Taiji Katsuya
Bishop Katsuya
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Bishop Bernard Taiji Katsuya
10, 6-chome, kitaichijohigashi,
Chuo-ku, Sapporo, 060-0031,
Hokkaido

Phone: 011-241-2785
Fax :221-3668
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Bernard Taiji Katsuya was born on 2nd December 1955.He was Ordained Priest on 29 Apr 1986.He was Appointed as the Bishop of Sapporo,on 22 Jun 2013.He was Ordained as Bishop of Sapporo on 14 Oct 2013.

The diocese had been vacant since the retirement of Bishop Peter Toshio Jinushi in November 2009.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Peter Toshio Jinushi (1988-2009)
  • Bishop Peter Toshio Jinushi (1988-2009)
  • Bishop Benedict Takahiko Tomizawa (1953 -1987)
  • Msgr. Augustine Isamu Seno (1944-1952, Administrator Apostolic)
  • Msgr. Lawrence Tatewaki Toda (1941-1944. Administrator Apostolic)
  • Bishop Wenceslas Joseph Kinold, O.F.M (1915-1941: 1915-1929 Prefect Apostolic, 1929-1941 Vicar Apostolic)
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