Dioceses
Archdiocese of Gwangju

GENERAL INFORMATION

Prefecture Apostolic 1937.04.13
Vicariate Apostolic 1957.01.21
Archdiocese 1962.03.10
Archbishop Most Rev. Hyginus Kim Hee-joong, S.T.D., D.D. (Biographical History)
Auxiliary Bishop Bishop Simon OK Hyun-jin, S.T.D., D.D.
Former Ordinaries Very Rev. Msgr. Owen McPolin, S.S.C.(1937)
Very Rev. Msgr. Wakida Asagoro(1943)
Very Rev. Msgr. Owen McPolin, S.S.C.(1945)
Very Rev. Msgr. Patrick Brennan, S.S.C.(1949)
Most Rev. Harold Henry, S.S.C., LL.D., D.D.(1954)
Most Rev. Peter Han, D.D.(1971)
Most Rev. Victorinus Youn, S.T.D., D.D.
Most Rev. Andreas Choi, S.T.D., D.D.
Area Area: Gwangju and Jeonnam Province(12,805.09㎢)

Missionary Societies and Religious Institutes

Men Order of Discalced Carmelite: O.C.D.; Claretian Missionaries: C.M.F.; Society of Mary: S.M.; Divine Word Missionaries: S.V.D.; Society of St. Francis de Sales: S.D.B.; Society of St. Francis de Sales: S.D.B.; Missionary Society of St.Columban: S.S.C.; Order of St.Benedict Waegwan Abbey: O.S.B.; Passionists: C.P.; Order of Friars Minor: O.F.M.; Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer: C.Ss.R.; Hospitaller Order of St. John of God
Women Little Sisters of the Poor: P.S.D.P.; Congregation of the Sacred Word; The Sisters of Notre Dame(Regina Pacis Province): SND; Daughters of Mary Immaculate(Marianist): F.M.I.; Franciscan Missionaries of Mary; Franciscan Missionaries of Mary; Sistetrs of the Annunciation of the Divine Word; Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Mary of Mirinae; Missionaries of Charity: M.C.; Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco (Daughters of Mary Help of Christians: F.M.A.); Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco (Daughters of Mary Help of Christians: F.M.A.); Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres, Daegu Province; Missionaries Sisters of St. Columban: S.S.C.; Daughters of St. Paul: F.S.P.; Little Servants of the Holy Family Province of Incheon; Missionary sisters of Oblates of the Assomption; Missionary sisters of Oblates of the Assomption; Sister Disciples of the Divine Master: P.D.D.M.; Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help; Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: H.S.H.J.; Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: M.S.C.; Congregation of Jesus: C.J.; Suore della Carita di Gesu: S.C.G.; The Fraternity of the Little Sisters of Jesus; Blessed Sacrament Sisters of Charity; Mercedarian Sisters of the Charity; Sisters of Divine Providence: C.D.P.; Notre Dame de Bon Secours de Troyes; Sisters of the Blessed Korean Martyrs

OFFICE

61995 광주광역시 서구 상무대로 980 (쌍촌동)

TEL: 062-380-2811

FAX: 062-380-2806

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