Saint Carolus Hyon Song-Mun

Saint Carolus Hyon Song-MunAlso known as

  • Garollu Hyeon Seong-Mun

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Married layman and father in the apostolic vicariate of Korea. Catechist. Travelled extensively throughout Korea to help missionaries, managing their money and helping converts. Wrote a book about the persecutions of Christians in 1839. Imprisoned in June 1846 for his faith, he spent his remaining months ministering to and encouraging other prisoners. Both his father and sister were executed, and his wife and son died in prison, all for being Christian.

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Venerated

Beatified

Canoized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Carolus Hyon Song-Mun“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 September 2016. Web. 3 December 2016. <>