Bishop Peter CHUNG Soon-Taick, O.C.D., D.D.
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Biographical History

Aug. 5, 1961 Born in Daegu
1980 – 1984 Studied at the Seoul National University (Chemical Engineering)
1984 – 1986 Studied at the Catholic University of Korea, Seoul (Major Seminary)
May 1986 Entered the Order of Discalced Carmelites
Jan. 25, 1992 Took Perpetual vow in the Order of Discalced Carmelites
1992 Finished Biblical Theology course at the Graduate School of the Catholic University of Korea
Jul. 16, 1992 Ordained to the Priesthood
1993 – 1996 Served as master of novices, Order of Discalced Carmelites
1996 – 1999 Served as Director of students in Monastery of Seoul
2000 – 2004 Studied Sacred Scriptures at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome (Master´s degree)
2005 – 2008 Served as Provincial Definitor of the Order of Discalced Carmelites of Korea and Vice-mastor of Incheon monastery
2008 – 2009 Served as Master of students in Gwangju, and the First Definitor of the Order of Discalced Carmelites of Korea
2009 – 2013 Served as Definitor General of the Order of Discalced Carmelites in Rome for the Far East and Oceania
Dec. 30, 2013 Elected to Titular Bishop of Tamazuca, as Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul
Feb. 5, 2014 Consecrated as Bishop
Oct. 30, 2014 – present

President of the Committee for Youth Ministry of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (CBCK)

Oct. 30, 2014 – present Member of the Episcopal Commission for Mission & Pastoral Care of the CBCK

Jun. 1, 2016 - present

Chairperson of the Research Foundation of Korean Church History

Jan. 1, 2020 - present

Bishop Member of the Office of Theological Concerns of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC)