Diocese of

Wonju ์›์ฃผ

South Korea South Korea

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Wonju ์›์ฃผ / ๅŽŸๅทž (ๆญฃ้ซ”ไธญๆ–‡) / Voniuen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Seoul ์„œ์šธ

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (National) ๐Ÿ“…

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.03.31 โ€“ ...):Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man (68)Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man (์กฐ๊ทœ๋งŒ ๋ฐ”์‹ค๋ฆฌ์˜ค / ้‡‘ๆ™บ้Œซ) (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Wonju ์›์ฃผ (Roman Rite)

Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man (68)Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man (์กฐ๊ทœ๋งŒ ๋ฐ”์‹ค๋ฆฌ์˜ค / ้‡‘ๆ™บ้Œซ) (68)
(2016.03.31 โ€“ ...)

Bishop of Wonju ์›์ฃผ (South Korea)

Gloria Deo Pax hominibus

Born:1955.06.08 (Pochon, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1982.08.26
Consecrated Bishop:2006.01.25

Priest of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (1982.08.26 โ€“ 2006.01.03)

Titular Bishop of Elephantaria in Proconsulari (2006.01.03 โ€“ 2016.03.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (2006.01.03 โ€“ 2016.03.31)

Bishop of Wonju ์›์ฃผ (South Korea) (2016.03.31 โ€“ ...)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishopsโ€™ Conference of Korea (2020.10.14 โ€“ 2023.10.11)

Bishop James Kim Ji-seok (83)Bishop James Kim Ji-seok (๊น€์ง€์„ ์•ผ๊ณ ๋ณด / ้‡‘ๆ™บ้Œซ) (83)
(1993.03.12 โ€“ 2016.03.31)

Bishop emeritus of Wonju ์›์ฃผ (South Korea)

Semper gaudete / ํ•ญ์ƒ ๊ธฐ๋ปํ•˜๋ผ

Born:1940.07.27 (Wonju, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1991.01.14

Priest of Wonju ์›์ฃผ (South Korea) (1968.06.29 โ€“ 1990.11.19)

Coadjutor Bishop of Wonju ์›์ฃผ (South Korea) (1990.11.19 โ€“ 1993.03.12)

Bishop of Wonju ์›์ฃผ (South Korea) (1993.03.12 โ€“ 2016.03.31)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishopsโ€™ Conference of Korea (2008.10.16 โ€“ 2014.10.30)

Bishop Daniel Tji Hak-sun (์ง€ํ•™์ˆœ ๋‹ค๋‹ˆ์—˜)
(1965.03.22 โ€“ 1993.03.12)

Fiat lux / ๋น›์ด ๋˜๋ผ

Born:1921.09.09 (Chung Hwa, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1952.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:1965.06.29
Died:1993.03.12 (โ€  71)

Bishop of Wonju ์›์ฃผ (South Korea) (1965.03.22 โ€“ 1993.03.12)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Cheongju ์ฒญ์ฃผ (โ†™), Suwon ์ˆ˜์› (โ†), Chuncheon ์ถ˜์ฒœ (โ†‘), Andong ์•ˆ๋™ (โ†˜)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 8,186 kmยฒ

Population: 80,432 Catholics (9.2% of 875,752 total)

Pastoral Centres: 54 parishes

Personnel: 103 priests (diocesan), 208 religious (3 brothers, 205 sisters), 23 seminarians

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Pastoral Centres

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Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.05.29

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