Emeritus Bishop of Uijeongbu Most Rev. Joseph Lee, S.J., D.D.
Name: Joseph LEE Han-taek, S.J.
Status: Emeritus Bishop of Uijeongbu
Date of birth: Dep. 5, 1934
Place of Birth: Anseong, Gyeonggi
Address: 429-6, Uijeongbu 2-dong, Uijeongbu-si, Gyeonggi, 480-848
Feb. 1955 Graduated from Anbeop High School in Anseong
Feb. 1965 B.S. in Mathmatics, St. Louis University, U.S.A.
Feb. 1967 M.S. in Mathematics, St. Louis University, U.S.A.
Dec. 1972 M.Div in Theology, St. Louis University, U.S.A.
May 2000 Held a Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from St. Louis University, U.S.A.
Aug. 1959 Entered the Society of Jesus, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
Mar. 1967 - Aug. 1968 Lecturer in Mathmatics at Sogang University
Jun. 9, 1971 Ordained to the Priesthood, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
Sep. 1972 - Dec. 1972 Lecturer in Mathmatics at Sogang University
Jan. 1973 - Oct. 1973 Director of Jesuit House of Word Retreat Center, Suwon, Korea
Oct. 1973 - Oct. 1978 Rector, Jesuit Scholasticate, Seoul, Korea
Mar. 1974 - Oct. 1978 Associate Professor in Mathematics at Sogang University
Aug. 1977 Final vows in the Society of Jesus, Seoul, Korea
Mar. 1979 - Aug. 1980 Spiritual Director at Major Seminary in Seoul
Sep. 1980 - Jan. 1985 Superior, Korea Region of Society of Jesus
May 1982 - Sep. 1994 Director, Board of Trustees, Sogang University
Nov. 1982 - Mar. 1985 Chairman, Board of Trustees, Sogang Unviersity
Jan. 1985 - Feb. 1987 Director of Jesuit House of Word Retreat Center, Suwon, Korea
Feb. 1987 - Jun. 1995 Director of Jesuit Novitiate, Suwon, Korea
Jun. 1995 - Mar. 1998 Director of Jesuit House of Word Retreat Center,Suwon, Korea
Aug. 1997 - Jun. 1998 Chairman, Board of Trustees, Sogang Unviersity
Oct. 1998 - Apr. 1999 Director of Ignatian Center for Spirituality
Apr. 1999 - Feb. 2002 President of Sogang University
Nov. 19, 2001 Elected to the Titular See of Thibuzabetum, as Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul
Jan. 25, 2002 Consecrated as Bishop
Oct. 2002 - present Member of Episcopal Commission for Clergy and Religious of the CBCK (Moderator in charge of Religious)
Feb. 2002 Trustee of the Catholic Educational Foundation of Seoul
Feb. 2003 - Sep. 2004 Chairman of the Catholic Educational Foundation ofSeoul
Jun. 24, 2004 Transferred to Bishop of Uijeongbu
Oct. 2005 - present President of the Committee for Liturgy of the CBCK
Oct. 2005 - present Member of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine of the CBCK
Oct. 2005 - present Member of the Special Episcopal Commission for the Reconciliation of the Korean People
Nov. 2006 - present Member of the Office of Clergy of the FABC