Szombathelyi Egyházmegye

ST. MARTIN’S JUBILEE YEAR IS COMPLETED IN THE DIOCESE OF SZOMBATHELY

 ST. MARTIN’S JUBILEE YEAR IS COMPLETED IN THE DIOCESE OF SZOMBATHELYThe Cathedral of Szombathely was crowded with people on the 12th of November when István Császár the governor of the Diocese has completed the Jubilee Year.

 ST. MARTIN’S JUBILEE YEAR IS COMPLETED IN THE DIOCESE OF SZOMBATHELYThe Diocese of Szombathely together with the city of Szombathely and the Christian, Catholic communities from all over the world have been celebrating the first non-martyr saint of the Church during this year.

Born in 316, the Christian world remembered Martin’s 1700-year anniversary, saint who was an example of humanity, solidarity, and of following Christ's way. This year was particularly important for the Diocese of Szombathely, as Martin was born in the ancient Savaria, today's Szombathely, moreover he was chosen the patron saint of the diocese from its very beginning.

 ST. MARTIN’S JUBILEE YEAR IS COMPLETED IN THE DIOCESE OF SZOMBATHELYIstván Császár, the governor of the Diocese has completed this Jubilee year. Martin gave a great example to us, and even if this jubilee year has come to an end we have to continue the path showed by the saint: let’s be Christ’s soldiers in our hearts, let’s keep the faith and let’s give testimony about Jesus Christ through the good deeds said Balázs Bábel, the archbishop of Kalocsa and Kecskemét.

 

 ST. MARTIN’S JUBILEE YEAR IS COMPLETED IN THE DIOCESE OF SZOMBATHELYAt the end of the holy mass, István Császár, the governor of the Diocese and Balázs Bábel, the archbishop of Kalocsa and Kecskemét prayed together at Saint Martin’s altar, asking for the intercession of the saint for all the faithful from the Diocese, all priests and the bishop to come.