Catholic Church In Korea





Most Rev. John Baptist MOON Hee-jong, D.D., Auxiliary Bishop of Suwon



Born in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do


Graduated from Hyo Myeong High School

1984 1988

Studied at the Suwon Catholic University (Bachelor in Theology)

1991 1993

Studied at Suwon Catholic University (Master in Theology)


Ordained to the Priesthood

1994 1995

Parochial Vicar of Bisan-dong Parish of Suwon

1995 1996

Parochial Vicar of Cheolsan Parish of Suwon

1996 1997

Parochial Vicar of Hogye-dong Parish of Suwon

1997 1999

Parochial Vicar of Paengsung Parish of Suwon

1999 2001

Professor at the Suwon Catholic University (Spiritual Director)

2001 2006

Studied at the Pontifical Atheneum of St. Anselm (Licentiate in Sacred Liturgy)

2006 2014

Director of Department for Evangelization of Suwon Diocese

2006 - 2015.09

Professor at the Suwon Catholic University

2014 - 2015.09

Pastor of Bono-dong St. John the Baptist Parish of Suwon


Elected to Titular Bishop of Mutia, as Auxiliary Bishop of Suwon


Consecrated as Bishop

2016.03.15 - present

President of the Committee for Foreign Mission Work and Pastoral Care of Overseas Koreans of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (CBCK)

2016.03.15 - present

Member of the Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs of the CBCK

List of Articles
No. Subject Viewssort
80 Most Rev. Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M., D.D. 28593
79 Most Rev. Simon OK Hyun-jin, S.T.D., D.D. 28562
78 Most Rev. Joseph Son Sam-seok, S.T.D., D.D. 24935
77 Most Rev. Linus LEE Seong-hyo, S.T.D., D.D. 21970
76 Most Rev. John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, S.T.D., D.D. 21966
75 Most Rev. Basil Cho Kyu-man, S.T.D., D.D. 19920
74 Most Rev. Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil, D.D. 19271
73 Most Rev. Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon, S.T.D., D.D. 18680
72 Most Rev. Victorinus Youn, S.T.D., D.D. 18640
71 Most Rev. Paul Kim, D.D. 18114
70 His Eminence Andrew Cardinal YEOM Soo-jung, D.D. 16675
69 Most Rev. Peter KANG U-il, D.D. 16503
68 Most Rev. Lazzaro You Heung-sik, S.T.D.,D.D. 16068
67 Most Rev. Peter Chung Soon-taick, O.C.D., D.D. 15959
66 Most Rev. Lucas Kim Woon-hoe, D.D. 15836

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