Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Sts. Andrew Kim Taegon, St. Paul Chong Hasang, and their Companions

St. Andrew Kim
1821-1846





Saint Andrew Kim Taegon was of one of the noblest families of Korea.  He was ordained at Macao and returned to Korea s the first native priest, and was arrested almost immediately and put to death.  His feast day is commemorated today along with St. Paul Chong and companions.

2 comments:

Mimi said...

My goodness, martyred so young.
May he keep us in his prayers.

Esther G. said...

Amen Mimi!