Diocese of Niigata

Bishop Kikuchi

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Bishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi

Bishop's Residence 656, Ichibancho Higashi-obatadori Niigata, NIIGATA 951-8106, Japan

+81-25 222-7457

Fax :+81-25 222-7467

bpisao@ecatv.home.ne.jp

Bishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D., was born in Miyako, Iwate Prefecture, on Nov. 1, 1958. He was ordained a priest on March 15, 1986. Pope John Paul II appointed him on May 14, 2004 Bishop of Niigata. His Episcopal Ordination was on Sept. 20, 2004.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Francis Keiichi Sato, O.F.M (1985-2004)
  • Bishop John Shojiro Ito (1962-1985)
  • Father John Baptist Tokisuke Noda (1953-1961, Prefect Apostolic)
  • Bishop Peter Magoshiro Matsuoka (1941-1953; 1941-1945 Administrator Apostolic; 1945-1953 Prefect Apostolic)
  • Father Anton Ceska, S.V.D (1926-1941, Prefect Apostolic)
  • Father Joseph Reiners, S.V.D (1912-1926 ,Prefect Apostolic)

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