On 13 October 2008, members of the Pauline Family (SSP, FSP, PDDM and IOLA) gathered in the SSP House in Wakaba (Tokyo). There were 110 Japanese Paulines who attended the familial gathering.
The gathering began with the Eucharistic Celebration presided by Fr. Timothy Kenji Yamauchi. During the homily, he spoke of the Pauline Year and on Peter Kibe and his 187 companions who will be beatified in Nagasaki on 24 November 2008.