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
80 Bishop Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M., D.D. 29496
79 Bishop Simon OK Hyun-jin, S.T.D., D.D. 29370
78 Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok, S.T.D., D.D. 25714
77 Bishop Linus LEE Seong-hyo, S.T.D., D.D. 22985
76 Bishop John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, S.T.D., D.D. 22818
75 Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man, S.T.D., D.D. 20818
74 Archbishop Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil, D.D. 20161
73 Bishop Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon, S.T.D., D.D. 19603
72 Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hi, S.T.D., D.D. 19416
71 Bishop Paul Kim Ok-kyun, D.D. 18883
70 Bishop Peter KANG U-il, D.D. 17699
69 Cardinal Andrew YEOM Soo-jung, D.D. 17352
68 Bishop Peter Chung Soon-Taick, O.C.D., D.D. 16933
67 Bishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik, S.T.D.,D.D. 16793
66 Bishop Lucas Kim Woon-hoe, D.D. 16642

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