St. Teresa Yi Mae-im (born 1788 in Korea - died. July 20, 1839, in Seoul) - martyr, holy Catholic Church.
Teresa Yi Mae-aunt was the other Catholic martyrs: Barbara Yi Chong-hui and Magdalena Yi Yong-hui. During the persecution of Teresa Yi Mae-them together with the three holy women (Kim Nusia Lucy, Martha, Kim Song-im, Magdalena Yi Yong-hui) gave themselves in the hands of the police. Was executed July 20, 1839, in the place of execution for the Little West Gate in Seoul along with seven other Catholics (Rose Kim No-sa, Martha Kim Song-im, Anna Kim Chang-gum, John the Baptist Yi Kwang-nyol, Magdalena Yi Yong -hui, Lucy and Mary Kim Won Nusia Apr-im).
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