(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.
(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.
(ANS – Rome) – On the occasion of the imminent beatification of Venerable Fr Titus Zeman, SDB, taking place on September 30 in Bratislava (Slovakia), the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, has sent a letter to Salesians across the globe and to members of the Salesian Family.
(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.
(Bratislava June 2, 2017) – The beatification of Slovak Salesian priest venerable Fr. Titus Zeman, the martyr from the communist regime era, will take place on Saturday September 30th at 10:30 in Bratislava – Petržalka, in open area next to the Church of Holy Family. Zobraziť viac “The program of beatification of Fr. Titus Zeman will fulfil the entire weekend”
(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”