14 Gwandeok-ro 8-gil,
Jeju-si, Jeju-do 63168, Korea
Phone: (064)751-0145/6/7; 753-7672
Email: [email protected]
Bishop Pius Moon Chang-woo was born on March 15, 1963, in Cheju. He did philosophical and theological studies at the major seminary of Gwangju, receiving a master’s degree in theology (1994-1996).
He was ordained priest on Feb. 10, 1996, for the diocese of Cheju.
Since priestly ordination he has held the following offices: vicar of the Seomoon Parish (1996-1997), vicar of the Chungang Parish (1997-1998); pastor of the Choongmoon Parish (1998-1999); director of the diocesan office for youth and education and of the Diocesan Students’ Association, director of the Office for Catechesis and Migrants (1999-2006); lecturer and spiritual father of the Catholic University of Gwangju (2006-2016); studies for doctorate (2010-2015) and head of the Shinsong Girls’ Middle School (since 2016).
On Nov. 22, 2020, Bishop Pius Moon Chang-woo succeeded as Bishop of Cheju.