Saint Lucas Hwang Sok-tu

Saint Lucas Hwang Sok-tuAlso known as

  • Luca Hwang Sok-tu
  • Luka, Luke, Lugar

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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. His family opposed his interest in the faith, but he converted and eventually so did all of them. Lucas was married, worked as a teacher of Chinese literature, and served as a catechist. Co-wrote some of the works of Saint Siméon-François Berneux. Personal assistant to Saint Marie-Nicolas-Antoine Daveluy. Imprisoned and executed for his faith and works. Martyr.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Lucas Hwang Sok-tu“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 March 2017. Web. 21 July 2017. <>