Services Information

The Cathedral holds services, such as Vigil and Divine Liturgy, which are held every Saturday Evening and Sunday Morning. Saturday Evening, Vigil starts at 6 PM, Sunday Morning at 10 AM.

Important Note: If you are visiting from overseas and planning to receive the Holy Communion, we encourage the guests to email us when you might be visiting and if possible, send us a letter from your rector or a diocesan bishop.

Other Feast Days

In general, during the weekdays, the vigil starts at 6 PM and the Liturgy is scheduled at 8 AM. Major 12 feast liturgies are scheduled from 10 AM.

In details, please check the service schedule.

Weekdays Seminary Morning/Evening Prayers

Not served:Monday・national holidays・Seminary’s Summer/Winter break

Location: At the right side entrance, there is a chapel and its inside.

During Seminary’s Summer/Winter break

During the Seminary’s

Summer/Winter break, there is no service held from mid-June to early September also during the winter break from mid-Dec til early Jan,

Tue to Fri
Morning 7:30 – 7:55
Evening 5:00 – 5:25

Morning 7:30 – 7:55
(Vigil service is held on every Saturday evening from 6PM)

Other Various Services

Confessions are required before receiving Holy Communion and can be heard in Japanese, English or Russian during the Vigil Service or before the Divine Liturgy.
Services such as Baptism, Weddings, Funerals, Panihida, Moleben,
(occasional prayers) can be requested by contacting the Cathedral office.
Some services in English, Russian or Greek can be held upon request.