Sujong

Location

Official Name O. L. of Sujong Trappistine Monastery

59

Country Republic of Korea

City Masanhappo - gu, Changwon - si

Address 378, Seokgok - ro, Gusan - Myeon

Postcode Kyeongnam 51779

Contact Information

Telephone [82] 55 222 3801

Community Email trappistkr@gmail.com

Website www.trappistkr.org

Superior Mother Emmanuel Prioress 2020-2025

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
Josepha CHANG — Superior ad nutum — 2002, Prioress — 2004-2010
Lydia CHANG — Superior ad nutum — 2011-2012
Juliana TATARA — Prioress — 1995-2001, Sup. ad nutum — 2012, Prioress — 2014 – 01/02/2020

Work and Sources of Income

Making jams.

Transportation

Airport: Kimhe (Pusan)

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