National Pilgrimage and General Meeting of CNS – November 2019

National pilgrimage to the 30th anniversary of the canonization of st. Agnes of Bohemia - November 2019

On November 11 – 13, 2019, the Czech national pilgrimage took place in Rome as a thanksgiving for the 30 years since the canonization of Sts. Anežka Česká. To this pilgrimage also came to compatriots from Germany and Switzerland, who were staying in the pilgrimage house Velehrad. Tuesday 12.11. in the afternoon the General Assembly of the Czech Religious Center Velehrad was held. During the negotiations new statutes were adopted and the chairman and members of the CNS Committee elected. The members were also acquainted with the economic situation of the association.

The works on the construction of the building C – September 2019

The works on the construction of the building C - September 2019

Nejvyšší část budovy C má už novou střechu a fasáda byla natřena žlutou barvou, shodnou s ostatními budovami. Uvnitř  jsou dokončené omítky a vybetonované podlahy připravené na položení dlažby. Postupně se zařizují nové koupelny. Také v prostorách budoucí recepce jsou vyzděné příčky a dokončují se rozvody elektřiny a vody. Pracovníci stavební firmy rozebrali střechu nad sálem a kaplí a v příštím týdnu firma dodá dřevo na konstrukci nové střechy.

The works on the construction of the building C – September 2019

The works on the construction of the building C - September 2019

V září byla dokončena střecha vyšší části budovy, vyzděny obvodové zdi i příčky budoucích pokojů a v přízemí už jsou v pokojích i nové omítky. V  nižší části části už jsou rozděleny příčkami prostory pro novou recepci, kancelář a sociální zázemí sálu.

Choir Vaclav

Visit of the choir Vaclav from Stara Boleslav 8. - 13.5.2019

Our pilgrim house accommodated the church choir Václav from Stará Boleslav led by Choirmaster Marie Nohynková from 8 till 13 May 2019. The church choir accompanied with its singing the evening Holy Mass in the chapel of Eucharist in St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday 11 May. On Sunday 12 May took place the concert in church of St. Mary, the Queen of Apostles, administered by Pallottines. Both events took place with the participation of Mr. Václav Kolaja, the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Holy See.

Demolition of the building C

Demolition of the building C

From 11 March 2019 after more than a month’s break caused by waiting for a demolition permit the works on building C are continuing. The building company took apart the roof from 11 to 15 March and on 18 March continued with the demolition of the perimeter wall that had not met the technical requirements.

Stěhování budovy C

Moving and demolition of the room dividers in the building "C"

The preparation of the building C for the reconstruction culminates. On Saint Lucy´s Day 13.12. we mooved the chapel to a new temporary place. The furniture and other things were transported with the aid of P. rector Czudek and a technic of the Pontifical College Nepomucenum at Rome for storage to Nepomucenum. On 7 January the construction company started the works of demolition with much effort.