Friday, September 30, 2022

St Damian Nam Myong-Hyok – Feast Day – May 24

St Damian Nam Myong-Hyok was a married layman and catechist in the apostolic vicariate of Korea. He was born in 1802 in Munan, Seoul, South Korea. He is one of the Martyrs of Korea who were imprisoned and beheaded on May 24 1839 at the Small West Gate, Seoul, South Korea together for the crime of being Christians. We celebrate his feast day on May 24 every year in the Catholic Church.

Saint Damian Nam Myong-Hyok Biography
 
Date of Birth 1802 AD
Place of Birth Munan, Seoul, South Korea
Profession Layman
Place of Work South Korea
Date of Death May 24 1839
Place of Death Small West Gate, Seoul, South Korea
Feast Day May 24 or September 20
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius XI on July 5 1925
Canonization By Pope John Paul II on May 6 1984
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St Damian Nam Myong-Hyok Biography

Saint Damian Nam Myong-Hyok was a married layman in the apostolic vicariate of Korea. Catechist.

St Damian Nam Myong-Hyok
St. Damianus Nam Myong-Hyok

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