Croatia

Church and the Chest of St. Simeon, Zadar

Church and the Chest of St. Simeon the God Receiver, Zadar

(023) 211-705

Sveti Šime, Zadar, Croatia

The Sanctuary is opened to the public:: Monday to Friday: 8.30 to 12.00 and 17.00 to 19.00. Saturdays 8.30 to 12.00

Church of St. Simeon, Zadar Parish church of St. Simon is a pilgrimage sanctuary for the faithful of the city of Zadar and the entire archdiocese of Zadar, Croatia. It attracts its cultural and artistic heritage, which has been sparked by centuries, especially with sacred preciousness of silver and gold, among which a silver-gold-plated chest (a 250 kg sarcophagus) with preserved relics of the prophet St Simeon the God Receiver.Continue Reading

The Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat, the oldest Croatian Mary’s shrine

The Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat, the oldest Croatian Mary’s shrine

00385 51/452-900

Svetište Majke Božje Trsatske, Frankopanski trg, Rijeka, Croatia

Every day form 6.30 until 20.00 h.

The Trsat Shrine as the Croatian Nazareth, should in a deliberate and determined way, promote pastoral family life. This should be done in both word and deed, throughout Trsat. The Trsat Franciscans cannot do this on their own; they need the help of the lay faithful who cherish the Trsat Shrine.Continue Reading

Marija Bistrica

Our Lady of Marija Bistrica – Basilica of Mother of God, Croatian pilgrimage site

+385 49 469 156

Basilica in Marija Bistrica, Marija Bistrica, Hrvaška

Every day: from 7.00 to 20.00

The Miraculous Statue of Marija Bistrica The votive statue of the Mother of God of Marija Bistrica dates from the end of the 15th century and belongs to the series of black Madonnas, although it was discovered during restoration that its dark colour is not original. The late Gothic wooden statue of the Bistrica Mother of God is the work of an anonymmous master.Continue Reading