Catholic Church In Korea

 103 Korean Martyr Saints

 

Saint Yi Mae-im Theresa (1788~1839)

 

Saint Yi Mae-im Theresa

 

    Yi Mae-im Theresa was an aunt of the martyrs Yi Chong-hui Barbara and Yi Yong-hui Magdalene. Theresa and three other pious women gave themselves up to the government authorities. Theresa was beheaded outside the Small West Gate on July 20, 1839, with seven other Catholics. She was 52 years old at the time.

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