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DIOCESE OF CHUNCHON

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DIOCESE OF CHUNCHON 

  

 

Classification Organizations Persons
Catholics   88,134
Parishes                 61  
Secondary Stations                 41  
Cardinal    -  
Archbishops    -  
Bishops   2
Korean Priests Diocesan   112
Missionary   2
Religious   19
Other Diocesan   3
Foreign Priests Diocesan    -  
Missionary   1
Religious   2
Other Diocesan    -  
Religious Inst. Men 13 44
/Members Women 22 246
Seminaries / Seminarians  -   25
Kindergartens 2 228
Primary Schools  -    -  
Middle Schools  -    -  
High Schools  -    -  
Catechetical Institutes  -    -  
Colleges  -    -  
Universities  -    -  
Sunday Schools   2,574
Medical Institutes General Hospitals  -    
Clinics 2  
Welfare Institutions Community Welfare Institutions  1    
Others 53  
Cultural Institutions 17  

                                                                               (2016.12.31.)


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

           Prefecture Apostolic: April 25, 1939

           Vicariate Apostolic: September 20, 1955

           Diocese: March 10, 1962

           Bishop: Most Rev. Lucas Kim, D.D.

           Appointed: January 28, 2010

           Consecrated: November 21, 2002


           Former Ordinaries:  Rev. Owen McPolin, S.S.C.(1939) (Adm. Apost.)

                                       Most Rev. Thomas F. Quinlan, S.S.C., D.D.(1940) (Adm. Apost.)

                                       Most Rev. Paul Ro, D.D.(1942) (Temp. Adm. Apost.)

                                       Most Rev. Thomas F. Quinlan, S.S.C., D.D.(1945)

                                       Most Rev. Thomas Stewart, S.S.C., J.C.D., D.D.(1966)

                                       Most Rev. John Chang, D.D.(1994)


           Area:Gangneung-si, part of Donghae-si, Sokcho-si, Chuncheon-si, Goseong-gun, Yanggu-gun, Yangyang-gun, Inje-gun, Cheorwon-gun, part of Pyeongchang-gun, Hongcheon-gun, Hwacheon-gun in Gangwon-do plus the entire area of Gangwon-do in North Korea, and Pocheon-si and Gapyeong-gun in Gyeonggi-do(23,171㎢)

 

           Missionary and Religious Societies

 

    Men:Claretian Missionaries; Society of St. Francis de Sales; Passionists; The Congregation of Kkottongne Brothers of Jesus; Order of Friars Minor; Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer; Society of the Catholic Apostolate; Hospitaller Order of St. John of God; Order of Friars Minor Capuchin


    Women:Caritas Sisters of Miyazaki in Korea; Daughters of Divine Zeal; Little Company of Mary; Franciscan Missionaries of Mary; Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Mirinae; Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill; Daughters of Mary Help of Christians; Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres; Little Servants of the Holy Family of Seoul; Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing, Seoul Priory; Sisters of Jesus the Good Shepherd; Missionaries Sisters of St. Columban; Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul of Suwon; Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Assisi; YangYang Monastery of Saint Clare; Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help; Passionist Sisters; Kkottongnae Sisters of Jesus; Olivetan Benedictine Sisters of Busan; Blessed Sacrament Sisters of Charity; Sisters of the Good Shepherd; Sisters of Divine Province; Sisters of the Blessed Korean Martyrs

 

 

 

 

DIOCESAN OFFICE 

 

 

 

Chuncheon-si Hyoja 2-dong 400, Gangwon 200-948

☎ <033>240-6000

Fax 240-6045

Website: http://www.cccatholic.or.kr 

 

 

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