On October 28th, 2018, the Catholic Matsudo Church had a healing mass in honor of St. Pio of Pietrelcina.


Delegates from the Philippine Center for St. Pio of Pietrelcina, Inc. brought to Japan the glove relic of St. Pio.
This is the 5th visit of the group to the church.
A stampita of St. Benedict and some medals were distributed when the people started coming in the church.




Before Mass

The Commentator announced about St.Pio Healing Mass




The Introductory Rites


1st Reading


2nd Reading











The Communion Rite


We pray the Load’s prayer


And all offer one another a sign that expresses peace, communion, and charity.







Individual Anointing of the blessed oil took place




The people did by the veneration of the relic.


During all that time,MCCIC choir had been singing…





We appreciate for Fr. Peter Von Essen and Members of the Center for st. Padre Pio of Philippines!