Catholic Church In Korea





Most Rev. 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 Most Rev. John KIM Son-Tae, S.T.D., D.D. 63
79 Most Rev. John Bosco CHANG Shin-ho, S.T.D., D.D., 2931
78 Most Rev. Constantine Bae Ki-Hyen, D.D., 2956
» Most Rev. John Baptist MOON Hee-jong, D.D. 7091
76 Most Rev. Benedictus SON Hee-song, S.T.D., D.D. 7378
75 Most Rev. Peter Chung Soon-taick, O.C.D., D.D. 15651
74 Most Rev. Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon, S.T.D., D.D. 18321
73 Most Rev. Simon OK Hyun-jin, S.T.D., D.D. 28296
72 Most Rev. Linus LEE Seong-hyo, S.T.D., D.D. 21603
71 Most Rev. Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M., D.D. 28229
70 Most Rev. Joseph Son Sam-seok, S.T.D., D.D. 24670
69 Most Rev. John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, S.T.D., D.D. 21661
68 Most Rev. Augustinus Kim Jong Soo, D.D. 12504
67 Most Rev. Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil, D.D. 18931
66 Most Rev. Paul Hwang Chul-soo, D.D. 15227

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