Catholic Church In Korea

 103 Korean Martyr Saints


Saint Barbara Kwon Hui (1794~1839)


Saint Barbara Kwon Hui


    Barbara Kwon Hui came from a family of martyrs. She was the wife of Augustine Yi Kwan-hon, mother of Agatha Yi and a sister-in-law of John Yi Kwang-nyol.
    Barbara was born to a pagan family, but later she became a Catholic with her husband. She risked danger by providing room and board for Bishop Imbert and the missionaries. She also permitted the people to use her house as a gathering place for Mass and catechism classes.
    After Barbara was arrested in 1839, she was tortured a number of times. What caused her greatest pain was to see her 16-year old daughter, Agatha Yi, who was arrested with her mother, suffer cruel tortures, hunger, thirst and cold.
    Barbara was taken outside the Small West Gate on September 3, 1839. She was beheaded there with five other Catholics. She was 46 years old when she received the crown of martyrdom.

List of Articles
No. Subject Views
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 41735
» 권희 바르바라 Barbara Kwon Hui 43527
25 박큰아기 마리아 Maria Pak Kun-a-gi 43387
24 원귀임 마리아 Maria Won Kwi-im 44065
23 김 루치아 Lucia Kim 43373
22 이영희 막달레나 Magdalena Yi Yong-hui 44057
21 이광렬 요한 Ioannes B. Yi Kwang-nyol 43407
20 김장금 안나 Anna Kim Chang-gum 43355
19 이매임 데레사 Teresia Yi Mae-im 37853
18 김성임 마르타 Martha Kim Song-im 43386
17 김로사 Rosa Kim 43545
16 이 바르바라 Barbara Yi 43395
15 김 바르바라 Barbara Kim 43371

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