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Most Rev. Matthias Ri, S.T.D., D.D.

 

Bishop of Suwon Most Rev. Matthias Ri, S.T.D., D.D.

 

Name: Matthias RI Iong-hoon
Status: Bishop of Suwon
Date of birth: September 13, 1951
Place of Birth: Hwaseong, Gyeonggi
Address: 578, Jeongja-dong, Jangangu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi, 440-840

 

Educational Course

Feb. 1969   Graduated from Songsin High School (Minor Seminary)
Feb. 1977   Graduated in Sacred Theology from Catholic University in Seoul (Major Seminary)
Feb. 1979   Graduated from Graduate School of the above University
Sep. 1988   Held a Doctorate in Moral Theology from Institute of Alfonsiano of the Pontifical Lateran University
Dec. 10, 2002 - Mar. 19, 2003 Studied at Harvard University in Boston, U.S.A.

 

Biographical History

Mar. 6, 1979   Ordained to the Priesthood
Mar. 26, 1979 - Feb. 29, 1980 Parochial Vicar of Anseong Parish of Suwon Taught at Anbeop High School in Suwon
Mar. 1980 - Jan. 1981  Taught at Songsin Middle & High School in Seoul  (Minor Seminary)
Jan. 1981 - Jul. 1981  Parochial Vicar of Sinjang Parish of Suwon
Jul. 1981 - Mar. 1982  Parochial Vicar of Soojin-dong Parish of Suwon
Mar. 1982 - Feb. 1984  Pastor of Jeongnam Parish of Suwon
Oct. 1988 - Mar. 18, 2003 Professor at Suwon Catholic University (Major Seminary)
Mar. 1992 - Feb. 1994  Director of Student Affairs Department of Suwon  Catholic University
Mar. 1997 - Jun. 1998  Director of Academic Affairs Department of Suwon Catholic University
Jun. 1998 - Jun. 2002  Member of the Priests Senate of Suwon
Jun. 1, 1998 - Jun. 2, 2002  President of Suwon Catholic University
Mar. 7, 2003   Elected to the Titular See of Catabum Castra, as   Auxiliary Bishop of Suwon
May 14, 2003   Consecrated as Bishop
Oct. 2004 - present  President of the Committee on Education of the CBCK
Oct. 2004 - present  Member of the Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs
Mar. 30, 2009   Transferred to the Bishop of Suwon
Mar. 30, 2009 - present Member of the Episcopal Commission for Clergy & Religious
Mar. 30, 2009 - present Member of the Special Episcopal Commission to Promote Beatification and Canonization

Mar. 10 2010 - present   President of the Committee for Justice & Peace of the CBCK
Oct. 13, 2010 - present  Chairman of the Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs of the CBCK

 

List of Articles
No. Subject Views
» Most Rev. Matthias Ri, S.T.D., D.D. 5126
61 Most Rev. Lucas Kim, D.D. 8581
60 His Eminence Andrew Cardinal Yeom, D.D. 9716
59 Most Rev. Joseph Lee, S.J., D.D. 5257
58 Most Rev. John Chrysostom Kwon, D.D. 6399
57 Most Rev. John Choi, D.D. 5131
56 Most Rev. Francis Xavier Ahn, D.D. 3997
55 Most Rev. Boniface Choi, D.D. 8282
54 Most Rev. Peter Lee, D.D. 5056
53 Most Rev. Gabriel Chang, D.D. 6123
52 Most Rev. Paul Choi, S.T.D., D.D 5519
51 Most Rev. John Chang, D.D 6765
50 Most Rev. Alexander Sye, D.D. 4205
49 Most Rev. Andreas Choi, S.T.D., D.D. 5807
48 Most Rev. Jacobus Kim, D.D. 3465



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