Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Saint Protasius Chong Kuk-bo – Saint of the Day – May 20

St. Protasius Chong Kuk-bo Biography

St. Protasius Chong Kuk-bo Profile. Born: 1799 in South Korea, Asia. Worked in South Korea. Died: 20 May 1839 in South Korea. Feast Day is celebrated on May 20.


The Memorial of St. Protasius Chong Kuk-bo – Saint of the Day

St. Protasius Chong Kuk-bo Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date

Date of Birth 1799
Country of Birth South Korea in Asia
Matrimony/Holy Orders Saints who were Married
Profession Layman
Place of Work South Korea
Date of Death 20 May 1839
Place of Death South Korea
Feast Day May 20
Beatification Beatified by Pope Pius XI on 5 July 1925
Canonization Canonized by Pope John Paul II on 6 May 1984
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Saint’s Biography

Saint Protasius Chong Kuk-bo was a married layman in the apostolic vicariate of Korea. Once he gave up Christianity but regained his faith, was imprisoned, tortured and finally executed for refusing to give it up.

Saint Protasius Chong Kuk-bo
St. Protasius Chong Kuk-bo

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