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Pauline monastery and church in Svetice
Croatia

The church and monastery in Svetice were founded in 1627. after Paulines had fled, in front of the Turks, from their much older monastery in Kamensko. Prior of the convent in the 17th century was Ivan Belostenec, author of the first Croatian-Latin dictionary.

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Uploaded: 20/11/2011
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Tags: croatia; ozalj; svetice; pauline; convent; church; belostenec
  • TG USA about 1 hour ago
    Thank you for these photos. My beloved grandmother (1901-1987) grew up next to this church. She often spoke of it's beauty and how it influenced her deep faith. It is wonderful to finally see both the exterior and marvelous interior. Your photos are simply lovely!
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