Festivity of the 50th anniversary of the Velehrad Center

Festivity of the 50th anniversary of the Velehrad Center

On Friday 28. 9. 2018 we commemorated the 50th anniversary of founding of the Czech Religious Center Velehrad in Rome with the celebration of the Holy Mass in St. Peter´s Basilica. The Holy Mass was celebrated by President of CRCV Mons. Jan Vokál, bishop of diocese of Hradec Králové. Before the celebration of the Holy Mass Mons. Vokál blessed a memorial plaque in the crypt of Basilica in place where, for some decade, were lying the remains of Card. Beran. In the end of the Holy Mass followed the prayer at the altar dedicated to St. Wenceslas. The prayer was ended by St. Wenceslas chant and by the Czech national anthem.

The Holy Mass was followed with hospitality at Center Velehrad on Via delle Fornaci 200. It began with common prayer and blessing by Mons. Vokál and continued with friendly talks at prepared snacks.

 

The new ambassador of Czech Republic to the Holy See Mgr. Václav Kolaja in Velehrad

The new ambassador of Czech Republic to the Holy See Mgr. Václav Kolaja in Velehrad

The new ambassador of Czech Republic to the Holy See Mgr. Václav Kolaja visited our pilgrim house on Friday 11 May 2018. He met the community of Velehrad in friendly talk about the activities of Velehrad and the possible cooperation and then F. Pavel Schwarz showed him the pilgim house.

The meeting of members of the Czech Religious Center 2017

The meeting of members of the Czech Religious Center 2017

From 6 to 11 November 2017 was held the regular meeting of members of the Czech Religious Center in our pilgrim house. Besides the talks about the activities of Velehrad last year and about the planned reconstruction of the building C the members visited also the Vatican Gardens and celebrated together the Holy Mass in close proximity of the grave of Card. Beran. They went also on a trip to Frascati.

The prayer for Czech people in the crypt of Saint Peter´s Basilica in Rome

The prayer for Czech people in the crypt of Saint Peter´s Basilica in Rome

On the occasion of 27th anniversary of canonization of St. Agnes of Bohemia and the location of her statue in the Chapel of Nations in the crypt of Saint Peter´s Basilica in Rome F. Jaromír Zádrapa held the prayers for Czech people in this chapel on Friday 11 November 2016. The celebration was hold by the Czech Embassy by the Holy See represented by JUDr. et PhDr. Zuzana Válková.