(ANS – Bratislava) – On Sunday 30 September, in the Church of Mary Help of Christians at the Salesian Provincial House in Bratislava, a diptych depicting St John Bosco and Salesian Blessed Fr Titus Zeman was inaugurated. The two new images were unveiled on the first anniversary of the beatification of Fr Zeman, and are accompanied by two distinguished relics.
In Vajnory, the birthplace of Blessed Titus Zeman, on the day of the first anniversary of his beatification, on September 30, the first statue dedicated to him in Slovakia was presented. Zobraziť viac “First statue of Blessed Titus Zeman presented”
Vienna, Austria – January 2018 – On 8 January the formation community of Salesians in Vienna officially presented its new patron: Fr Titus Zeman, the Blessed Salesian Slovak. Zobraziť viac “Austria – Blessed Titus Zeman, pray for us!”
Bratislava, Slovakia – January 2018 – On 8 January, the liturgical memorial of Blessed Titus Zeman was celebrated for the first time. Masses in his honor were celebrated in the Salesian chapels and churches, in the birthplace of Blessed Zeman in Vajnory, and in other locations throughout Slovakia. Many local people participated in Vajnory, some in traditional clothes, as well as pilgrims and religious who wanted to pray before the relics of the blessed. Zobraziť viac “Celebration of liturgical memorial of Blessed Titus Zeman”
(ANS – Rome) – Monday 8 January marks the first liturgical celebration in the Memory of Tito Zeman, beatified in Bratislava (Slovakia) on 30 September 2017. The date coincides with the dies natalis of the new blessed who died in hatred of the faith at age 54 on 8 January 1969 in Vajnory, a suburb of Bratislava, where he was born on 4 January 1915.
On 25 November at the Casa Madre of Valdocco, the Salesian Circumscription of Piedmont and Valle d’Aosta organized a spiritual retreat, open to all Salesians, centered on the figure of Blessed Titus Zeman, and were guided in meditation by Fr Pierluigi Cameroni, Postulator General for the Causes of Saints of the Salesian Family.