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 103 Korean Martyr Saints


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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No. Subject Viewssort
Notice Stories of the Lives of the 103 Korean Martyr Saints 355264
44 베르뇌 시므온 Simeon Berneux 43226
43 조신철 가롤로 Carolus Cho Shin-chol 43123
42 박아기 안나 Anna Pak A-gi 43087
41 박큰아기 마리아 Maria Pak Kun-a-gi 43079
40 이광렬 요한 Ioannes B. Yi Kwang-nyol 43077
39 조증이 바르바라 Barbara Cho Chung-i 43073
38 김장금 안나 Anna Kim Chang-gum 43069
37 현석문 가롤로 Carolus Hyon Song-mun 43060
36 김 데레사 Teresia Kim 43060
35 김업이 막달레나 Magdalena Kim Ob-i 43058
34 김 바르바라 Barbara Kim 43055
33 랑페르 드 브르뜨니애르 유스토 Iustus Ranfer de Bretenières 43054
32 김 루치아 Lucia Kim 43054
» 이 바르바라 Barbara Yi 43050
30 김성임 마르타 Martha Kim Song-im 43049

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