Sujong

Location

Official Name Trappistine Monastery

59

Country Republic of Korea

City Gusan-myeon Masanhappo-Gu

Address 378 Seokgok-ro

Postcode Changwon-si Kyeongnam 51779

Contact Information

Telephone [82] 55 222 3801

Community Email trappistkr@gmail.com

Website www.trappistkr.org

Superior Mother Juliana Tatara, Prioress 1995-2001, Sup. ad nutum 2012, Prioress 2014-2020.

Other Informations

Juridical Status Simple Priory

Diocese Dioecesis Masanensis (Masan)

OCSO Region ORIENS

Founded/Restored 1987

Origins

Foundation of Tenshien

History

Ca. 2005: construction of a small factory for the jam business.
In 2008 a large shipbuilding company opens shipyards in the middle of the residential zone where the monastery is located, very close to the monastery buildings. The sisters together with many neighbors work without success to reverse the permits granted to the company.

Father Immediate

Phare

Past Superiors

Marie-Ange NAKAMURA — Superior — 1987 – 15/10/1989
Veronica WATANABE — Superior — 15/10/1989 – ? 1995
Juliana TATARA — Titular prioress — 08/10/1995 – 25/11/2000
Othiria LIM — Sup. ad nutum — 25/11/2000 – 16/03/2002

Mother Josepha Chang, Superior ad nutum 2002, Prioress 2004-2010

Mother Lydia Chang, Superior ad nutum, 2011-2012

Work and Sources of Income

Making jams.

Transportation

Airport: Kimhe (Pusan)

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