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Monday, December 15, 2014

The Distant Dream From the West to the East with " Faith " Japanese calligraphy



St. Francis Xavier memorial church. This Gothic church was built in 1931.  
It is called the Catholic Hirado church, too.

The inside of the church is plain structure and decoration. 
It is the simplicity that is good for the country side of the Far East.





We are respect St. Francis Xavier, still now.  
He is a missionary who spread Christianity for the first time in Japan.

Frugal build seems to represent a solid faith.

いと高きところでは、神に栄光があるように。 地の上ではみ心にかなう人々に平和があるように。  
   ルカ  第二章 第十四節  
      
     Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.  
   Luke 2:14





There is the church on west hill Hirado-shi, Nagasaki Prefecture.
And St. Francis Xavier stand and looks at the west direction, Spain and Portugal.

He arrived at far away Japan in 1548. and, His sublime will have been handed down even now. 











" " (shin, or makoto). It is translated as believe, trust, faith, etc.
This character is written by Kanzi, Regular script.

   Etymology : Ideogrammic compound
    人 (man) + 言 (words or say)

Meaning and form of this character has been very well fusion. This character will feel the solemnity to us.

" My word is my bond. "

" Men willingly believe what they wish. "  Julius Caesar


I strongly believe your success.





This movie is about the St. Francis Xavier memorial church.




Church looks to the other side of the temple.
Various religions have coexisted.







Merry Christmas.

God bless you all.


Nearer, my God, to Thee...

A wonderful new year for you and yours.



       From the Far East, Japan.
       ruma





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