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St Mark Križevčanin day

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07 September 2015

Basic information

Basic information

The third proclaimed Croatian saint is from Križevci by birth. Born Marko Krizin, he chose priesthood, studied theology and philosophy in Vienna and Graz, then resided in Rome. During the Thirty Year War, he found himself in Košice, where together with Mlechior Grodziecki and Istvan Pongrazc he was captured and tortured on 7th September 1619 (the Košice martyrs). From 1904, he is celebrated as the blessed Marko of Križevci and canonised in Košice on 1st July 1995. The programme of celebrations for St Mark of Križevci, patron of the town of Križevci and the Bjelovar- Križevci County, is held from 28th August to 15th September and includes numerous spiritual events.  
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  • Trg J.J. Strossmayera 5
  • 48260 Križevci




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