Bjelovar Cathedral

Local namekatedrala svete Terezije Avilske
LocationBjelovar, Croatia

Cathedral of Teresa of Ávila in Bjelovar is the baroque church of Diocese of Bjelovar-Križevci. It is located in the center of the town of Bjelovar, Croatia, on Eugen Kvaternik Square. Until 2009, when it became a cathedral, it was parish church.In 1761 Czech brothers Hubert and Ignatius Admiring, members of the church order Piarists who have been raising children and adolescents, came to Bjelovar. They found only a small chapel so they decided to build a brand new church.

Foundations were laid on April 10, 1765, and the foundation stone on May 12. The church was built in 1770 and blessed on October 15, 1772 on Day of St. Teresa of Avila. Church tower was built in 1774. Bishop of Zagreb Josip Galjuf blessed the church on October 15, 1775. The church cares about 1000 people. Beneath the church are the underground corridors for burial but there were buried very few people.

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Address 5 Trg Eugena Kvaternika, Bjelovar 43000, Croatia

Coordinates 45°53'53.342" N 16°50'36.166" E

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