Bishop Stephanus HAN Jung Hyun, D.D.
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Biographical History

Sep. 7, 1971 Born
1990 – 1996  Studied of Philosophy and Theology at Catholic University of Korea, Seoul
1997 – 1999 Studied of Theology at the Graduate School of the Catholic University of Daejeon (Major Seminary)
Feb. 21, 2000 Ordained to the Priesthood
2000 – 2001 Parochial Vicar of Tanbangdon Parish of the Diocese of Daejeon
2001 – 2002 Parochial Vicar of Dangjin Parish of the Diocese of Daejeon
2002 – 2013 Studied at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and held the License in Ancient Near East Studies
2010 – 2013 Spiritual Director of St. Joseph’s College in Rome
2013 – 2016 Pastor of Beodnae Parish of the Diocese of Daejeon

2014 – 2020

Member of the Diocesan Commission for ongoing formation for Priests of the Diocese of Daejeon, Member of Diocesan Censor of Daejeon

2015 – 2020 Secretary General of Diocesan Synod of Daejeon
2015 – present Member of Presbyterial Council of Daejeon
2020 – Jan. 20, 2021 Pastor of Tanbangdong Parish of the Diocese of Daejeon
Nov. 28, 2020 Elected to Titular Bishop of Mozotcoritanus, as Auxiliary Bishop of Daejeon
Jan. 25, 2021 Consecrated as Bishop
Mar. 10, 2021 - present President of the Committee for Foreign Mission Work and Pastoral Care of Overseas Koreans of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (CBCK)
Mar. 10, 2021 - present Member of the Episcopal Commission for Mission & Pastoral Care of the CBCK