Diocese of Chuncheon


Prefecture Apostolic April 25, 1939
Vicariate Apostolic September 20, 1955
Diocese March 10, 1962

Most Rev. Simon KIM Ju-young, D.D.


November 21, 2020

Consecrated January 6, 2021
Former Ordinaries

Rev. Owen McPolin, S.S.C.(1939) (Adm. Apost.)
Most Rev. Thomas F. Quinlan, S.S.C., D.D.(1940) (Adm. Apost.)
Most Rev. Paul Ro, D.D.(1942) (Temp. Adm. Apost.)
Most Rev. Thomas F. Quinlan, S.S.C., D.D.(1945)
Most Rev. Thomas Stewart, S.S.C., J.C.D., D.D.(1966)
Most Rev. John Chang, D.D.(1994)
Most Rev. Lucas KIM Woon-hoe, D.D. (2010)

Area Gangneung-si, part of Donghae-si, Sokcho-si, Chuncheon-si, Goseong-gun, Yanggu-gun, Yangyang-gun, Inje-gun, Cheorwon-gun, part of Pyeongchang-gun, Hongcheon-gun, Hwacheon-gun in Gangwon-do plus the entire area of Gangwon-do in North Korea, and Pocheon-si and Gapyeong-gun in Gyeonggi-do(23,171㎢)

Missionary and Religious Societies

Men Claretian Missionaries; Society of St. Francis de Sales; Passionists; The Congregation of Kkottongne Brothers of Jesus; Order of Friars Minor; Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer; Society of the Catholic Apostolate; Hospitaller Order of St. John of God; Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
Women Caritas Sisters of Miyazaki in Korea; Daughters of Divine Zeal; Little Company of Mary; Franciscan Missionaries of Mary; Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Mirinae; Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill; Daughters of Mary Help of Christians; Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres; Little Servants of the Holy Family of Seoul; Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing, Seoul Priory; Sisters of Jesus the Good Shepherd; Missionaries Sisters of St. Columban; Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul of Suwon; Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Assisi; YangYang Monastery of Saint Clare; Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help; Passionist Sisters; Kkottongnae Sisters of Jesus; Olivetan Benedictine Sisters of Busan; Blessed Sacrament Sisters of Charity; Sisters of the Good Shepherd; Sisters of Divine Province; Sisters of the Blessed Korean Martyrs


Chuncheon-si Hyoja 2-dong 400, Gangwon 200-948

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Website: http://www.cccatholic.or.kr