With great sorrow we inform the Confreres that
on Aug. 20, 2018,

age 38, a religious for 19 years and a priest for 13,
suddenly died in Croatia.

He was the pastor of the Assumption of the B.V.M. in Nedašovo, house superior in Brumov-Bylnice, treasurer and councilor of the Sts. Cyril and Methodius Vicariate in Czech Republic.

The rite of Christian burial will be celebrated at two locations: Nedašovo and Omšen.

The first will take place on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. with the funeral Mass in Nedašovo, and will be presided over by Archbishop Jan Graubner, Metropolitan of Moravia.

On Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. at the Deceased’s home parish in Omšen in Slovakia (ca. 20 km away from Brumov), which will be presided over by Bishop Viliam Judak, Ordinary of the Diocese of Nitra. After Mass the body will be laid to rest at the local cemetery.

We ask God to grant eternal joy to Fr. Marek. Our prayers go to his Mother and siblings, as well all his relatives. May Jesus Christ, the Risen Lord, be our hope!