P. Benedict Moo-Chan Ko, MSC – Provincial South Korea

Benedict Ko, MSC

Province: South Korea
Country: South Korea
Date of Birth: October 5, 1972
First Vows: February 17, 1999
Final Vows: 2002
Ordination: January 13, 2004
Speaks: Korean, English
Understands: Korean, English

Moo-Chan has a Doctorate in Ministry from Catholic Theological Union Chicago, with a thesis on MSC ministry in the Context of Korean Society and Church. He has served as hospital chaplain, director of aspirants and postulants and secretary of the Korean Region. He was Rector of the Scholasticate. His special interest is the inculturation of MSC life and spirituality in Korea. This is the first General Chapter at which Korea will be present as a Province. It was erected in 2019 and Benedict was elected as its first Provincial.

Formator of Pre-Novitiate: 2004-2007
Secretary of Korean Region: 2013-2015
Rector of Scholasticate: 2016-2018
Provincial: 2018. Presently in his second term

February 2004, Master’s Degree OF THEOLOGY Incheon Catholic University: New approach to the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the view of Spirituality of Fr. Jules Chevalier, Founder of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.
February 2016, Doctor of Ministry in Catholic Theological Union at Chicago: “Harmonious Religious Life for the Improvement of the Quality of Ministerial Life of MSC in the Context of Korean Society of Church”

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