The Great Journey of Korean Catholicism: Andrea's Letter


Location: O'Neill Hall (1 F) Labar Hall (View on map )

Join us for an evening celebrating the unique aspects of Korean Catholicism, Korean choral music, and lyrical songs. The event will feature a special film screening of 'A Birth,' commemorating the 203rd anniversary of the birth of Father Kim Dae-geon, the first priest in Korea. This film, released in 2022, sheds light on the remarkable journey of Father Kim, who played a pivotal role in Koean Catholic history and was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage figure in 2021.


5:00pm-5:10pm: Opening remarks by Rev. Oliver Williams, C.S.C. (Professor of Mendoza College of Business)

5:10pm-5:40pm: Performance

5:40pm-6:00pm: Reception

6:00pm-8:15pm: Film Screening - A Birth (Director Heung Sik Park, 2022)

Please find a program of the performance and more information at the provided link:

This event is sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters, The Liu Institute of Asia and Asian Studies, Mrs. Barbara Roche and organized by the Korean Program, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. For more information, contact Prof. Yeonhee Yoon at

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