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May 5th is the national holiday known as, Kodomo no Hi 子供の日 (Children’s day) in Japan. It is a day to celebrate the health and happiness of children. Until 1948 the holiday was called Tango no Sekku 端午の節句 and honored boys. Although this holiday has became known as, Children’s Day, many Japanese still consider it a Boy’s […]
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Congratulations Sakura Gakuen alum, Sensei Darcy Nishi, Walnut Grove Buddhist Church’s new Minister Assistant. Bishop Kodo Umezu installed Darcy Nishi as Minister’s Assistant at Walnut Grove Buddhist Church on April 17, 2016. From right to left in the above photo: Bishop Kodo Umezu, Sensei Darcy Nishi, Rev. Katsuya Kusunoki and Rev. Roy Mayhugh.