Fr Titus Zeman is blessed

Fr Titus Zeman is blessed

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(ANS – Bratislava) – “To donate life for the brothers was the ideal of Blessed Tito Zeman. He was arrested because he helped seminarians and priests to expatriate to live their apostolic ideal. His imprisonment was transformed into a sacrifice of redemption for others.” These are some of the passages of the intense homily expressed by Cardinal Angelo Amato, SDB, representative of the Pope and Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, during the Eucharist celebrated on Saturday, 30 September, in Bratislava on the occasion of the beatification of Titus Zeman, Salesian priest, martyr.

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Beatification of Fr Titus Zeman: a great event thanks also to the media

Beatification of Fr Titus Zeman: a great event thanks also to the media

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(ANS – Bratislava) – There is only one day left to the solemn beatification of the Venerable Servant of God, Fr Titus Zeman. The liturgy will be presided over by Cardinal Angelo Amato, SDB, the Pope’s representative and Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Among other participants, there will be the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, two of Fr Zeman’s sisters, several nephews and nieces, friends and past pupils, as well as Fr Alois Pestun, 89, the last surviving member of the Salesian youths for whose vocation Fr Zeman pledged to save.

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Slovakia – One month from now, the beatification of Fr Titus Zeman, martyr of communism

Slovakia – One month from now, the beatification of Fr Titus Zeman, martyr of communism

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(ANS – Bratislava) – For the first time in the Congregation’s history, a Slovak Salesian will be beatified. In Bratislava, a month from now, on September 30, Fr Titus Zeman will be proclaimed blessed. A martyr of communism, he rescued about twenty clerics and priests accompanying them in their walk across the border to Turin in Italy, why the Czechoslovak Communist regime arrested, tortured and tried him as a traitor to the homeland and a spy for the Vatican, sentencing him to 25 years in the country’s toughest prisons, the cause of his death.

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The Holy Father Francis revered the relic of Fr. Titus

The Holy Father Francis revered the relic of Fr. Titus

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(ANS, Vatican, 31 May 2017) – In view of the beatification of Fr. Titus Zeman, Salesian Martyr for the Salvation of Vocations – scheduled in Bratislava on 30 September 2017 – the Salesians of Slovakia, led by the Inspector Fr Jozef Ižold, and the Archdiocese of Bratislava , guided by the city’s archbishop, Msgr. Stanislav Zvolenský, have initiated a synergistic collaboration in three areas: the prayers, the knowledge of Don Zeman and his charisma, and the organizational, liturgical and technical preparations.  Zobraziť viac “The Holy Father Francis revered the relic of Fr. Titus”