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Archdiocese of Gwangju

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Kindergartens:
    16
  • Kindergartens-Students:
    1,719
  • Lower Primary Schools--Students:
    627
  • Post-secondary Schools :
    2
  • Post-secondary Schools-Students:
    728
  • Primary Schools:
    1
  • Secondary Schools:
    6
  • Senior Secondary Schools--Students:
    4,174

Catholic Social Welfare

  • 1 counseling center
  • 1 hospice
  • 1 hospital and 1 clinic with 83 doctors and 391 nurses
  • 15 welfare institutions for the aged: 2 nursing homes and 6 protective facilities, 2 social service centers and 5 others
  • 2 welfare institutions for women: 1 protective facility and 1 vocational training facility
  • 28 welfare institutions for the disabled: 1 school of special education, 11 protective facilities, 7 vocational training institutes, 2 social service centers and 7 others
  • 28 youth protection facilities: 14 study rooms, 9 protective facilities, 4 shelters and 1 other
  • 3 multi social service centers
  • 3 welfare institutions for the homeless: 3 facilities for free meal services
  • 36 welfare institutions for children: 18 orphanages, 1 day care center, 7 study rooms, 9 guidance centers and 1 other
  • 6 welfare institutions for people with Hansen
  • All:
    125

Major Archdiocesan Centers, Associations, Offices

  • Caritas Gwangju
  • Committee for Justice and Peace
  • Committee for the Reconciliation of the Korean People

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Catholic Artists' Association
  • Catholic Businessmen's Association
  • Catholic Farmers' Movement
  • Catholic Journalist Club
  • Catholic Lay Apostolate Council
  • Catholic Photographers' Association
  • Catholic Professors' Association of Chosun University
  • Catholic Professors' Association of Jeonnam University
  • Catholic University Students' Association
  • Charismatic Renewal
  • Choice
  • Cursillo
  • Doesari (Gwangju)
  • Gwangju Catholic Center
  • Gwangju Catholic Drivers' Association
  • Gwangju Catholic Nurses' Association
  • Gwangju Catholic Police Association
  • Gwangju Catholic Secondary Schools' Association
  • Gwangju Youth Association
  • Legion of Mary (Senatus)
  • Marriage Encounter
  • Movement for a Better World (M.B.W.)
  • Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration
  • Prison Pastoral Association
  • St. Thomas More Association
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • The Blue Army

Retreat and Education Centers

  • Daegun Center
  • Daegun Center
  • Education Center of Claretian Missionaries
  • Education Center of Claretian Missionaries
  • Franciscan Education Center
  • Franciscan Education Center
  • Passionist House of Meditation
  • Passionist House of Meditation
  • Youth center
  • Youth center

Social Communications

  • "Bible and Life" Publishing Company
  • Caritas Bookstore
  • Gwangju Catholic University Press
  • Gwangju Pyeonghwa Broadcating Corporation
  • St. Paul Bookstore
  • The Catholic Times (Gwangju branch)
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