Thursday, July 18, 2019

St Alexius U Se-Yong Biography – Feast Day: March 11 – Saint of the Day

St Alexius U Se-Yong Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

The Memorial of St Alexius U Se-Yong

He was also known as:

  • Alejo U Se-yong
  • Alessio U Se-yong
  • Alleksio
  • U Se-Yeong
Alexius U Se-Yong, Layman, Catholic Convert and Catechism translator to Korean was born in 1845 in North Korea, Asia. Worked in Korea. Died: 11 March 1866 in South Korea. Feast Day is celebrated on March 11.
The Memorial of St Alexius U Se-Yong – Saint of the Day Biography 

St Alexius U Se-Yong, Layman, Catholic Convert and Catechism translator to Korean Profile

Date of Birth 1845
Country of Birth North Korea of Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Not Married who became Saints
Profession Layman, Catholic Convert and Catechism translator to Korean
Place of Work Korea
Date of Death 11 March 1866
Place of Death South Korea
Feast Day March 11
Beatification Beatified by Pope Paul VI on 6 October 1968
Canonization Canonized by Pope John Paul II on 6 May 1984
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St Alexius U Se-Yong Biography

St Alexius U Se-Yong was born in 1845 in Seoheung, Hwangae-do, North Korea. He was a young Layman born to the wealthy nobility in the apostolic vicariate of Korea. St Alexius having become interested in Christianity, met with Saint Simeon-Francois Berneux and Saint Marcus Chong Ui-Bae served as his catechist.

St Alexius then converts to Christianity. Even though his family was strongly opposing his idea of converting to Christianity, he still went on with it and left home to work with missionaries. He used to translate the catechism and other texts to Korean.

During one of the repeated persecutions, all the Christians in his village were arrested. St Alexius gave in to his fears and declined the faith and was released. St Alexius, he repented and went to prison confess his failure to his bishop. He then was arrested, imprisoned with the others, tortured and was finally executed for his faith.

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St Alexius U Se-Yong’s Death

He died on 11 March 1866 at a Small West Gate, Seoul in South Korea. His veneration was done by Pope Paul VI (decree of martyrdom) on 4th July 1968.