The Kami-Fukuoka Catholic International Community or KCIC is a non-profit Catholic organization mainly consisting of Parishioners from the International Community of the Kami-Fukuoka Catholic Church. Filipinos comprise most of the community population but any foreigner or japanese is always welcome to join our Happy Family of Catholic Gai-jins. We are spiritually directed by a Filipino Coordinator Priest under the guidance of the Saitama Catholic Diocese. We are also registered as a Filipino Migrants Community at the Embassy of Republic of the Philippines.
An International Community under the name of “Kapatiran” formed in the early 90’s initially took care of church services that catered the foreign community of the Kami-Fukuoka parish church, from this group a new and more structured organization was formed in December 2004 thus giving birth to the Kami-Fukuoka Catholic International Community or KCIC. KCIC on the web started when we enrolled into the Yahoo Groups but due to functionality limitations after a year we joined the worl wide web by registering officially as www.kcicjapan.com. Although some of our collaboration online are still done in Yahoo group, we are slowly migrating to the main website.
KCIC has received constant praises from our Priest celebrants for being one of the most organized foreign community in Saitama, we would not be able to achieve this prestige without the tireless and unselfish efforts of each members of our community and we hope to maintain this honor in the years to come. So, what are you waiting for, come on and join the fun in serving the Lord !
Our Community is mainly based on the collaboration of individuals with various talents and skills. But we are in unison with regards to serving the Lord with all our hearts, with all our minds and with all our souls. We do have leaders in our community to guide us in the various activities that we have for the church and the parishioners. The Executive Committee composed of the Chairman, the Vice- Chairman and the Excecutive officer are the leaders in our community. Every other year a Community General Assembly is held to elect the Executive committee. There are also the different Ministries to take care of the more specific tasks within the community.
Our Spiritual mentors
Fr. Jack Serate, O.F.M.
Filipino Coordinator, Catholic Saitama Diocese
Phone: 048-641-2935 c/o Omiya Catholic Church
Holy Mass Priest Celebrants:
Fr. Rafael Sanz, O.P.
Pastor, Kasukabe Catholic Church
Fr. Edwin Monis, O.F.M.Cap.
Pastor, Higashi Matsuyama Catholic Church
Pastor, St. Michael Catholic Church, Kawagoe
Fr. Qouc Dinh Nguyen
Pastor, Kamifukuoka Church
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