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Bishop of Military Ordinariate in Korea, Most Rev. Francis Xavier Yu, O.F.M., D.D.

 

 

Name : Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il

Status : Bishop of Military Ordinariate in Korea

Date of Birth : Mar. 23, 1945

Place of birth:  Nonsan 
Address:  Yongsan-gu, Seoul 
    

 

Educational Course

1964   Graduated  from Daejeon High School
1969   B.A. of English Education, Seoul National University
1979       Finishes Major Seminary of Seoul
1990      Master of Spiritual Theology, St. Bonaventure University, New York, U.S.A.
               

 

Biographical History

1973    Enters the Order of Friars Minor
Feb. 25, 1980  Ordained to the Priesthood
1980     Parochial Vicar of Seryu-dong Parish of Suwon
1980 - 1982   Pastor of Chilam-dong Parish of Masan
1982 - 1985     Vicar Provincial of OFM
   Director of Myeongdowon, Language School for Foreigners (OFM, Seoul)
1985 - 1988   Rector of the Religious Formation Institute in Korea
1991 - 1997  Provincial Minister OFM
1993 - 1995   President of the Korean Conference of Major Superiors of Men’s 
                    Religious Institutes and Societies of Apostolic Life
1997 - 2003  Definitor General of OFM, Rome
1999 - 2001  President of East Asia Conference of OFM
2003 - 2006  Spiritual Assistant for the Secular Franciscans in Jeonju
2006 - 2010  Guardian of the Pastoral Community in Jeong-dong
2010   Vicar of the Formation House in Seoul
July 16, 2010  Elected as Bishop of the Military Ordinariate in Korea
Sept.15, 2010  Consecrated as Bishop

Oct. 13, 2010 - present  Moderator in charge of Health Pastoral Care
Oct. 13, 2010 - present  Member of the Episcopal Commission for Mission & Pastoral Care of the CBCK

List of Articles
No. Subject Views
75 Most Rev. Peter Chung, O.C.D., D.D. 2585
74 Most Rev. Timothy Yu, S.T.D., D.D. 4064
73 Most Rev. Simon Ok, S.T.D., D.D. 14464
72 Most Rev. Linus Lee, S.T.D., D.D. 9165
» Most Rev. Francis Xavier Yu, O.F.M., D.D. 13359
70 Most Rev. Joseph Son, S.T.D., D.D. 7176
69 Most Rev. John Baptist Jung, S.T.D., D.D. 12214
68 Most Rev. Augustinus Kim, D.D. 4051
67 Most Rev. Thaddeus Cho, D.D. 7146
66 Most Rev. Paul Hwang, D.D. 4985
65 Most Rev. Basil Cho, S.T.D., D.D. 8407
64 Most Rev. Lazzaro You, S.T.D.,D.D. 5397
63 Most Rev. Hyginus Kim, S.T.D., D.D. 5056
62 Most Rev. Matthias Ri, S.T.D., D.D. 2995
61 Most Rev. Lucas Kim, D.D. 5133



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