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이 바르바라 Barbara Yi

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Saint Yi Barbara (1839.05.27) 

Saint Kim Barbara



Saint Yi Barbara (1825 ~ 1839) 


Yi Barbara was born in Chongpa in Seoul. She was only 15 years old when she was martyred. She lost her parents when she was a child, and lived with her aunts, the martyrs Yi Yong-hui Magdalene and Yi Chong-hui Barbara. It can be said that Barbara lived in this world only to love God and die for him.


According to the record of the Holy See, Barbara was taken to the police station and was severely tortured.

Barbara was taken to the higher court, and was urged by the judge to deny God and was tortured. The judge thought that she was too young to be punished and sent her back to the police.

There were three boys with Barbara in the same prison cell. They were encouraging one another. In the meantime Barbara contracted typhoid fever. This disease caused a great deal of pain for the Catholics in prison. It was easily contracted in prison due to the unhealthy environment in the crowded and narrow prison cells. Barbara suffered for about a week, and died in prison in Seoul on May 27, 1839, at the age of 15.

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Notice Stories of the Lives of the 103 Korean Martyr Saints 356573
29 이연희 마리아 Maria Yi Yon-hui 42919
28 이정희 바르바라 Barbara Yi Chong-hui 45638
27 박후재 요한 Ioannes Pak Hu-jae 41734
26 권희 바르바라 Barbara Kwon Hui 43527
25 박큰아기 마리아 Maria Pak Kun-a-gi 43386
24 원귀임 마리아 Maria Won Kwi-im 44065
23 김 루치아 Lucia Kim 43372
22 이영희 막달레나 Magdalena Yi Yong-hui 44057
21 이광렬 요한 Ioannes B. Yi Kwang-nyol 43407
20 김장금 안나 Anna Kim Chang-gum 43354
19 이매임 데레사 Teresia Yi Mae-im 37853
18 김성임 마르타 Martha Kim Song-im 43386
17 김로사 Rosa Kim 43545
» 이 바르바라 Barbara Yi 43394
15 김 바르바라 Barbara Kim 43371



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