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Diocese of Masan

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • cultural center:
    1
  • welfare institutions:
    4
  • welfare institutions:
    1 house and 3 villages for patients with Hansen' disease
  • counseling centers:
    5
  • counseling centers:
    2 for general counseling, 1 for telephone counseling and 2 for counseling of workers
  • hospital:
    65 doctors and 243 nurses
  • hospital:
    1
  • multi social service centers:
    2
  • sanatorium for tuberculosis patients:
    1
  • Total:
    92
  • welfare institutions for children:
    6
  • welfare institutions for children:
    3 orphanages and 3 guidance centers
  • welfare institutions for the aged:
    1 home, 2 nursing homes and 10 educational and recreational centers
  • welfare institutions for the aged:
    13
  • welfare institutions for the disabled:
    7
  • welfare institutions for the disabled:
    3 protective facilities, 3 social service centers and 1 other
  • welfare institutions for the homeless:
    1 protective facility, 7 facilities for free meal service and 8 others
  • welfare institutions for the homeless:
    16
  • welfare institutions for women:
    15
  • welfare institutions for women:
    8 protective facilities, 3 rehabilitation facilities for delinquent women, 1 vocational training facilities and 3 others
  • youth protection facilities:
    22
  • youth protection facilities:
    11 study rooms, 3 protective facilities, 4 shelters, 2 vocational training centers, and 2 others

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Committee for Justice and Peace
  • Committee for Promoting Christian Unity and Interreligious Dialogue
  • Committee for Social Communications
  • Committee for Social Welfare
  • Committee for the Reconciliation of the Korean People

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Catholic Artists
  • Catholic Businessmen
  • Catholic Cultural Center
  • Catholic Farmers
  • Catholic Lawyers
  • Catholic Lay Apostolate Council of Masan
  • Catholic Nurses
  • Catholic Women
  • Charismatic Renewal
  • Christian Workers
  • Cursillo
  • Department of Family Ministry
  • Legion of Mary (Regia)
  • Marriage Encounter
  • Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration
  • Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration
  • Prison Pastoral Association
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • The Blue Army
  • Young Christian Workers
  • Youth Charismatic Renewal

Retreat and Education Centers

  • Catholic Center
  • House of the Sacred Heart in Goseong
  • House of Young Jesus
  • Jirisan Training Institute
  • Retreat House of OCSO
  • St. Benedict Retreat House in Goseong

Social Communications

  • St. Paul Bookstore
  • The weekly Catholic Times (Masan branch)

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Kindergarten:
    10
  • Kindergarten - Students:
    989
  • Secondary School:
    4
  • Secondary School - Students:
    3,587
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