May 27 – Gotany’e and Keirokai

Recognizing Shinran’s Birth and Senior’s Appreciation Day!

Gotany’e – The birth of the Founder of Jodo Shinshu is commemorated annually as an expression of joy and happiness. Shinran Shonin was born at Hino, a few miles southeast of Kyoto on May 21, 1173.

Keirokai is a special time to honor the elders of our community (“Kei” means to honor or respect; “ro” refers to the elderly).

Please join us for a luncheon after service. If there is anyone who is a member 70 years or older and is not on the list, please contact Yuko at

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