Bishops
Rt. Rev. Abbot Blasio Hyun-dong Park O.S.B.
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Biographical History

Feb. 3, 1970 Born in Ulreungdo, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Jan. 30, 1992 Enter the Order of St. Benedict Waegwan Abbey
Feb. 1992 Graduated from Kyungpook National University
Jan. 16, 1997 Professed the first temporary vows in the Order of St. Benedict Waegwan Abbey
Jan. 15, 2001 Took Perpetual vows in the Order of St. Benedict Waegwan Abbey
Feb. 2001 Graduated from the Catholic University of Daegu
Oct. 15, 2001 Ordained to the Priesthood
2001 - 2006 Secretary to the Abbot of the Order of St. Benedict Waegwan Abbey
2006 - 2011 Studied Ecclesiology at the Pontifical Lateran University
2011 Served as master of novices of the OSB Waegwan Abbey
President of the committee for novice formation under the Korean Conference of Major Superiors of Men's Religious Institutes and Societies of Apostolic Life
Coordinator of the committee for the beatification and canonization of religious under the Order of St. Benedict Congregation of St. Ottilien
May 7, 2013 Elected as the fifth Abbot of the Order of St. Benedict Waegwan Abbey.
Appointed as the Apostolic Administrator of the Territorial Abbacy of Tokwon
2May 7, 2013 - present Member of the Special Episcopal Commission for the Reconciliation of the Korean People of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Korea (CBCK)
2016 - present Member of the Office of Consecrated Life of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC)
Oct. 14, 2020 - present President of the Committee for Ecology & Environment of the CBCK
Oct. 14, 2020 - present Member of the Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs of the CBCK