Catholic Church In Korea





John Baptist MOON Hee-jong, D.D., Auxiliary Bishop of Suwon



Born in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do


Graduated from Hyo Myeong High School

1984 1988

Studied at the Suwon Catholic University (Bachelor in Theology)

1991 1993

Studied at Suwon Catholic University (Master in Theology)


Ordained to the Priesthood

1994 1995

Parochial Vicar of Bisan-dong Parish of Suwon

1995 1996

Parochial Vicar of Cheolsan Parish of Suwon

1996 1997

Parochial Vicar of Hogye-dong Parish of Suwon

1997 1999

Parochial Vicar of Paengsung Parish of Suwon

1999 2001

Professor at the Suwon Catholic University (Spiritual Director)

2001 2006

Studied at the Pontifical Atheneum of St. Anselm (Licentiate in Sacred Liturgy)

2006 2014

Director of Department for Evangelization of Suwon Diocese

2006 - 2015.09

Professor at the Suwon Catholic University

2014 - 2015.09

Pastor of Bono-dong St. John the Baptist Parish of Suwon


Elected to Titular Bishop of Mutia, as Auxiliary Bishop of Suwon


Consecrated as Bishop

2016.03.15 - present

President of the Committee for Foreign Mission Work and Pastoral Care of Overseas Koreans of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (CBCK)

2016.03.15 - present

Member of the Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs of the CBCK

List of Articles
No. Subject Views
80 Bishop John KIM Son-Tae, S.T.D., D.D. 786
79 Bishop John Bosco CHANG Shin-ho, S.T.D., D.D., 3432
78 Bishop Constantine Bae Ki-Hyen, D.D., 3426
» Bishop John Baptist MOON Hee-jong, D.D. 7798
76 Bishop Benedictus SON Hee-song, S.T.D., D.D. 8039
75 Bishop Peter Chung Soon-Taick, O.C.D., D.D. 16203
74 Bishop Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon, S.T.D., D.D. 19005
73 Bishop Simon OK Hyun-jin, S.T.D., D.D. 28792
72 Bishop Linus LEE Seong-hyo, S.T.D., D.D. 22310
71 Bishop Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M., D.D. 28870
70 Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok, S.T.D., D.D. 25162
69 Bishop John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, S.T.D., D.D. 22222
68 Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong Soo, D.D. 13018
67 Archbishop Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil, D.D. 19552
66 Bishop Paul Hwang Chul-soo, D.D. 15738

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