St Lucas Hwang Sok-tu – Feast Day: March 30, September 20 – Saint of the Day

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St Lucas Hwang Sok-tu Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

St Lucas Hwang Sok-tu Profile. Born: 1813 AD in South Korea, Asia. Worked in South Korea. Died: 30 March 1866 AD in Galmaemot, Boryeong, Chungcheong-do, South Korea. Feast Day is celebrated on March 30, September 20.
The Memorial of Lucas Hwang Sok-tu – Saint of the Day

Lucas Hwang Sok-tu

Date of Birth 1813 AD
Country of Birth South Korea in Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Married
Profession Catechist,
Place of Work South Korea
Date of Death 30 March 1866 AD
Place of Death Galmaemot, Boryeong, Chungcheong-do, South Korea
Feast Day March 30, September 20
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 Lucas Hwang Sok-tu Biography

St Lucas Hwang Sok-tu was born in 1813 AD in Yonp’ung, Ch’ungch’ong, South Korea. He was the only child in a wealthy family, Lucas learned about Christianity from a person he met while on the road to study in Seoul, Korea. Although his family opposed his interest in the faith, he converted and eventually so did all of them.

Lucas was married and used to work as a teacher of Chinese literature, and served as a catechist. He also Co-wrote some of the works of Saint Siméon-François Berneux.

St Lucas Hwang Sok-tu

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