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Diocese of Suwon

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Kindergarten:
    25
  • Kindergarten - Students:
    3188
  • Primary Schools:
    2716
  • Primary Schools:
    1
  • Secondary School:
    3
  • Secondary School - Students:
    64
  • University:
    1
  • University - Students:
    286

Catholic Social Welfare

  • General welfare institutions:
    11
  • Hospitals :
    2 Hospitals with 254 doctors and 440 nurses
  • Village for people suffering from leprosy:
    1
  • Welfare institution for correction:
    1
  • Welfare institutions for children:
    3 orphanages, 13 day care centers and 1 home school, 3 youth protection facilities
  • Welfare institutions for the aged:
    23 homes, and 1 welfare center
  • Welfare institutions for the disabled:
    11 protective facilities, 3 social service centers, 3 job training centers, 1 school and others
  • Welfare institutions for the homeless:
    1 protective facility, 1 shelter, 1 facility for free meal service and others
  • Welfare institutions for women:
    3 protective facilities and 1 shelter and 1 counseling office

Diocesan Cemetery

  • Anseong Cemetery Park

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Canonization and Beatification Committee of the Church's Founders in Korea
  • Chonjinam Birthplace of the Church in Korea Shrine Committee
  • Committee for Cemetery
  • Committee for Construction
  • Committee for Environment
  • Committee for Liturgy
  • Committee for National Reconciliation
  • Committee for Parish Division
  • Committee for Priestly Education
  • Diocesan Committee of Justice and Peace
  • Ecumenical Commission
  • Martyrs Sanctuary Development Committee
  • Pastoral Committee for Labours

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • 103 Korean Martyrs
  • Association for Purgatory Souls
  • Catholic Farmers' Movement
  • Catholic Gyeonggi-do Association
  • Catholic Nurses' Association
  • Catholic Pharmaceutical Association
  • Catholic Physicians' Guild of Suwon diocese
  • Catholic Suwon Credit Union
  • Catholic Suwon Lawyers' Association
  • Catholic Taxi-Drivers Association
  • Catholic Youth Association
  • Charismatic Renewal
  • Council for Lay Apostolate of Suwon
  • Council of Catholic Women
  • Cursillo
  • Family Pastoral Institution
  • Founding Fathers' Association
  • Inculturation Institute of Sacred Music in Korean Catholic Church
  • Korean Christian Thought Institute
  • Korean Spirituality Research Institute
  • Marriage Encounter
  • Perpetual Adoration Association
  • Region of Mary (Regia)
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society
  • Suwon Choice
  • Suwon Federation of Catholic Students
  • Woorinong Saligi (Saving Our Farmland Movement)
  • World Apostolate of Fatima

Retreat and Education Centers

  • Catholic Education Culture Center
  • House of Annunciation (Retreat Center)
  • House of Arron (Retreat Center)
  • Jeongja Youth Center
  • Malssumuijib (Retreat House)
  • Maria Polis Center
  • Retreat House of Our Lady of the Consolation
  • Retreat House of Shrine of Mirinae
  • Retreat House of the Sisters of Korean Martyrs
  • Sacred Heart Education Center
  • Seohyeon Youth Center
  • St. Lazarus Village Students' Education Center
  • St. Mary Education Center
  • St. Phillip Eco-Village
  • Yangpyeong Retreat House
  • Yeoju Retreat House

Social Communications

  • Caritas Bookstore (Suwon)
  • St. Paul Bookstore (Anyang)
  • Suwon Catholic University Press
  • The Catholic Times (Suwon Branch)
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