Born into a non-catholic family and raised in Seoul Hyehwa-dong where Catholic university is located. Baptized to marry into a Roman Catholic family while serving in the armed service. Spiritual journey was punctuated when we had received Spiritual Exercises, which led him into Diaconate vocation. After about 5 years of preparation, education, and training. Was ordained in 2007 into Diaconate and double assigned to Korean Martyrs and Korean catholic community at St Elizabeth. In 2008, assignment was changed solely to Irvine Korean catholic community and remained since then.