Church and neighborhood - Gbelany

Základný kameň pre Kostol sv. Jozefa, robotníka požehnal Svätý Otec Ján Pavol II. 22. 4. 1990 v Bratislave. Kostol si postavili veriaci a p. septembra 1995 ho posvätil J. Em. Ján Chryzostom kardinál Korec. Prvá nedeľná omša sa slávila 18. decembra 1994. Od 4. 7. 2010 sú samostatnou farnosťou Dekanátu Varín. Pod Farnosť Gbeľany patria aj filiálky Nededza a Kotrčiná Lúčka. Pred kostolom uprostred obce bolo v roku 2011 vybudované námestie podľa projektov Miroslava Vrábela. Súčasťou námestia je aj socha Ježiša Krista od akademického sochára Alexandra Trizuljaka.

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