Information on the Catholic Church in Japan & Other Areas
Profile of Father Soichiro John TERAO, owner of this website:
Born in 1941 in Nishinomiya near Osaka, Japan. Ordained a Catholic priest
by Cardinal Timothy Manning, Archbishop of Los Angeles, in 1973, in Los
Angeles, California with other 16 class of St.John's Seminary in Camarillo. He has been a diocesan priest of Nagoya, Japan, since ordination.
He has been pastor of the parishes of Mizunami, Komaki, Sonobe, Okazaki
Kozoji and Ichinomiya. In June, 2015, he moved to the parish of Zendana, in Nagoya City, Aichi prefecture, Japan..