In Memories of Two Cardinals in Asia

Cardinal Cheong
Cardinal Sim

The Church in Asia lost two cardinals in less than two months this year.

Cardinal Cornelius Sim, a new cardinal in Asia and the first of Brunei, died on May 29. He was 69.

Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk, 89, former archbishop of Seoul and president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea, passed away on April 27.

More about the lives of Cardinal Sim and Cardinal Cheong
and the Churches in Brunei and South Korea, of which their missions were dedicated to.

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Diocese of Ratchaburi

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Activities and Organizations

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Academic Center of Ratchaburi Diocese
  • Ban Than Hathai
  • Catechetical Center
  • Christian Unity Center
  • COERR Center
  • Evangelization Center of Ratchaburi Diocese
  • Family Life Promotion Center
  • Legio Mariae North / South
  • Parish Pastoral Council
  • Piya Karun Foundation
  • Ratchaburi Diocese Center
  • Ratchaburi Working for Under Privileged Boys
  • Social Development Center
  • Vocation Promotion Center
  • Zonta Phatthana Village

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Kindergarten :
  • Kindergarten - Students:
    7,354 (female: 3,729; male: 3,625)
  • Primary School :
  • Primary School - Students:
    19,070 (female: 9,663; male: 9,407)
  • Schools run by Diocese:
  • Schools run by Religious:
  • Secondary School (junior and senior, and vocational):
  • Secondary School (junior and senior, and vocational) - Students:
    13,503 (female: 7,076; male: 6,427)

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Catholic Mass Media of Ratchaburi Dioccese:
    Address: Somboonkul Rd., Amphoe Muang, Ratchaburi 70000, Thailand
    Phone: (66) 32-3231-5866
    Fax: (66) 32-3231-5866

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Ban Gen Nazaret
  • Churches in the Diocese
  • Commission for Catholic Youth in Schools
  • Commission for Christian Unity
  • Commission for Cursillo
  • Commission for Economy
  • Commission for Education
  • Commission for Finance and Property
  • Commission for Human Development
  • Commission for Mass Media
  • Commission for Nation Group
  • Commission for Pastoral Care
  • Commission for Pastoral Care of the Christians
  • Commission for Pastoral Health Care
  • Commission for Social Works
  • Commission for St. Vincent De Paul Society
  • Commission for the Bible
  • Commission for the Catechetical Education
  • Commission for the Clergy
  • Commission for the Evangelization of Peoples
  • Commission for the Family Life
  • Commission for the Legio Mariae
  • Commission for the Liturgy
  • Commission for the Missionary Works
  • Commission for the Pastoral Care and Evangelization in Schools
  • Commission for the Pastoral Council
  • Commission for the Seminaries and Vocations
  • Commission for the Youth
  • Commission for Tourism
  • Commission for Women
  • Construction Committee
  • Diocesan Center:
    Address: Bishop's house, 31/2-4 Somboonkul Rd., Amphoe Muang, Ratchaburi 70000, Thailand
    Phone: (66) 32-325-458, (66) 32-314-728
    Fax: (66) 32-323-184
  • Diocesan Commissions Office
  • Diocesan Executive Commission
  • Don Tako Vocational Training Center
  • Land Committee
  • Schools in the Diocese
  • The Academic Center

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