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11 máj 2018

The first „Run for Calvary“ was fantastic

The first „Run for Calvary“ was fantastic

At Calvary in Banská Štiavnica, the first year „Run for Calvary“ was held, with a rich program and lots of participants. His main idea was to create a family and sports program for the general public while helping restore the Calvary. The event took place in the area of ​​the Calvary Information Center. Every participant […]

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03 jan 2018

Balance of restoration of Calvary Banská Štiavnica in 2017 at a glance

Balance of restoration of Calvary Banská Štiavnica in 2017 at a glance

Chapel Ecce homo The opening of this year’s construction season was associated with the opening of the Ecce homo chapel and the dungeon (in the axis below the Upper Church) in June 2017. Several restaurateurs and craftsmen participated in its restoration. It required a challenging restoration of stone elements and stone balustrades, restoration of plaster […]

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27 nov 2017

Calvary was prepared for the winter

Calvary was prepared for the winter

Weather has been inadvertently reporting the arrival of the coldest season of the year, and work in the Calvary exteriors is slowly moving to restoration studios. Since the Upper Church restoration has begun some time has elapsed, a large portion of the restored entrance portal has been added, and the restoration of interior frescoes has […]

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24 aug 2017

The portal of the Upper church is enriched with a cartridge

The portal of the Upper church is enriched with a cartridge

Almost 400 kg weighed replica of the original cartridge with the inscription „Jesus Meine Liebe ist GeCreutziget“ was in August 23, 2017, with the help of 3 restorers and a special lifting mechanism installed above the portal of the Upper Church. Preparations for the fixation lasted for several hours and lifting the cartridge up to […]

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03 feb 2017

2016 at the Calvary was eventful

2016 at the Calvary was eventful

2016 was the ninth year of renovation work on Calvary. It was the year when traffic grew again – exposition was visited by over 23,000 people and total area of at least 55,000 visitors. Due to the ever increasing traffic, in 2015 we purchased the site of the former municipal forests that we have in […]

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05 aug 2016

The new Visitor center is open

The new Visitor center is open

We are pleased to announce that on July 29, 2016, we, after several months of intense work, could inaugurate the new Visitor center Calvary. The opening was attended by representatives of the general sponsor – VUB Foundation, Mrs. Magda Vášáryová – the first sponsor of one of the chapels, town representatives, parish priest of Banská […]

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10 apr 2015

Memories for legendary passion games at Calvary

Memories for legendary passion games at Calvary

  On april 9th 2015 it was already 20 years since legendary passion games took place at the Calvary. We would like to publish few pictures from this fantastic event. We hope that we could repeat it one day again. The author of pictures is Lubomir Luzina.  

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12 feb 2015

The Calvary will have new parking lots and visitor center

The Calvary will have new parking lots and visitor center

Since 2009 the number of visitors increased from 12 to 40 thousand a year! Because of this, parking at the entrance points became a serious problem. Calvary Fund has therefore decided to respond to the offer to purchase older building and the surrounding land near the first chapel. The purchase was possible thanks to loan […]

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05 aug 2014

Holy Mass with magical atmosphere

Holy Mass with magical atmosphere

  On Wednesday, 08/06/2014 20.30 pm we cordially invite you to Holy Mass at the amphitheater on the occasion of the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord! The Mass will be followed by adoration. Last year, there was beautiful weather and a starry sky, and the Mass had an extraordinary charm! If you can, […]

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03 jún 2014

The second public collection completed

The second public collection completed

We have been granted permissionby the Ministry of Internal Affairs to implement a public collection from April 2013 to March 2014. The funds were channeled via public collection to our account 2594320851/0200. Funds collected were broken down as follows: 1) Individual contributions € 215.75 2) Contributions to the marked-boxes € 1,969.15 3) SMS donations € […]

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