Catholic Church In Korea





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
82 Bishop Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M., D.D. 32362
81 Bishop Simon OK Hyun-jin, S.T.D., D.D. 32120
80 Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok, S.T.D., D.D. 28162
79 Bishop Linus LEE Seong-hyo, S.T.D., D.D. 25745
78 Bishop John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, S.T.D., D.D. 25384
77 Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man, S.T.D., D.D. 23869
76 Archbishop Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil, D.D. 23075
75 Bishop Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon, S.T.D., D.D. 22427
74 Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hi, S.T.D., D.D. 22171
73 Bishop Paul Kim Ok-kyun, D.D. 21290
72 Bishop Peter KANG U-il, D.D. 20678
71 Bishop Peter Chung Soon-Taick, O.C.D., D.D. 19838
70 Cardinal Andrew YEOM Soo-jung, D.D. 19805
69 Bishop Lucas Kim Woon-hoe, D.D. 19200
68 Bishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik, S.T.D.,D.D. 19159

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