Diocese of Daejeon


Prefecture Apostolic May 8, 1948
Vicariate Apostolic June 23, 1958
Diocese March 10, 1962
Bishop Most Rev. Lazzaro YOU Heung-sik, S.T.D. D.D.
Succeeded April 1, 2005
Consecrated August 19, 2003
Former Ordinaries Most Rev. Adrien Larribeau, M.E.P., D.D. (1948)
Most Rev. Peter Hwang, D.D. (1965)
Most Rev. Joseph Kyeong, D.D.(1984)
Area Daejeon (539.64㎢), Chungnam Province (8,600.52㎢)

Missionary and Religious Societies

Men Society of St. Francis de Sales; Society of Jesus; Order of Friars Minor; Paris Foreign Missions Society; Franciscan Missionaries of Service; Clerical Congregation of the Blessed Korean Martyrs
Women Order of Discalced Carmelite Nuns; Congregation of the Sacred Word; Caritas Sisters of miyazaki in Korea; The Sisters of Notre Dame; 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; Sisters of the Annunciation; Franciscan Sisters of Militia Immaculatae; Daughters of St. Paul; Clarissan Missionary Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament; Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Assisi; Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help; Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; Congregatio Jesu; The Fraternity of the Little Sisters of Jesus; olivetan Benedictine Sisters of Busan; Blessed Sacrament Sisters of Charity; Sisters of Divine Province; Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing, Daegu Priory; Sisters of Prado; Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Service; Sister of Palma of Blessed Korean Martyrs; Sisters of the Blessed Korean Martyrs


12, Gukchaegyeonguwon 5-ro, Sejong-si, Republic of Korea


Fax (044)270-3006 (Bishop) /  (044)270-3022 (Secretariate)

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

e-mail : tjsamu@hanmail.net