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김 율리에타 Iulietta Kim

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Saint Iulietta Kim (1784~1839)

Saint Iulietta Kim

 

    Iulietta Kim was born in the countryside. Her parents were highly praised by Bishop Ferreol as an outstanding couple. The whole family later moved to Seoul. Her parents wanted her to get married, but Iulietta wanted to live as a virgin and refused to be married. In order to prove her resoluteness, she had her hair cut. The parents finally said that they would decide when her hair grew out again.
    When the persecution of 1801 broke out, her family returned to their country home. Iulietta quietly escaped and became a servant in the royal court. Since it was difficult for her to practice her religion in the royal court, she came out of there and went to a Catholic home to live. She made some money by weaving and bought a small house for herself. She had a strong will, and people respected her strictness in words and deeds. She did her best in prayers and meditations. People used to say that Iulietta might never have committed a sin. She was always ready to be arrested.
    The police chief made the usual demand that she deny God and reveal where the Catholics and the Catholic books were hidden. Of course, Iulietta refused the demand of the police chief, and she was beaten very severely. In the higher court she was severely beaten again on three different occasions. She admirably endured all the tortures and pains.
    Iulietta was finally beheaded with eight other Catholics outside the Small West Gate on September 26, 1839. She was 56 years old when she was martyred.

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No. Subject Viewssort
Notice Stories of the Lives of the 103 Korean Martyr Saints 319406
29 앵베르 라우렌시오 Laurentius Imbert 39847
28 조증이 바르바라 Barbara Cho Chung-i 39818
27 현경련 베네딕타 Benedicta Hyon Kyong-nyon 39425
26 이영덕 막달레나 Magdalena Yi Yong-dog 39181
25 정철염 가타리나 Catharina Chong Chor-yom 39106
24 도리 헨리코 Henricus Dorie 37681
23 홍영주 바오로 Paulus Hong Yong-ju 37666
22 남명혁 다미아노 Damiano Nam Myong-hyog 37639
21 샤스땅 야고보 Iacobus Chastan 37627
20 김임이 데레사 Teresia Kim Im-i 37571
19 박후재 요한 Ioannes Pak Hu-jae 37570
» 김 율리에타 Iulietta Kim 37548
17 홍금주 페르페투아 Perpetua Hong Kum-ju 37520
16 우술임 수산나 Susanna U Sur-im 37516
15 이문우 요한 Ioannes Yi Mun-u 37508



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