Chapel of St. Martina, Martinščina

It is one of the oldest churches of the Archdiocese of Zagreb, but the exact date of construction is unknown. It is mentioned in the statute of John the Archdeacon of Gorizia from 1334. Year: Item ecclesia sancti Martini de sub Ozturch. It is later mentioned in 1501. Georgius plebanus sul Oztercz. The patronage right over this chapel was held at that time by the lords of Oštrac.

It used to be a goldsmith’s parish church. Thus, the parish priest of Zlatar parish lived in 1699. In 2001, in the rectory, which existed on the land located east of today’s cemetery. At that time, there was only a chapel in Zlatar where priests from Martinšćina sometimes celebrated Holy Mass. That chapel stood on the site of the current parish church on the square in Zlatar. But in 1699. In 2001, the headquarters of the parish of Štrčka was transferred to Zlatar. Parish Church of St. Peter Martina became a chapel, and the one in Zlatar became a parish church. Now the priests from Zlatar came sometimes to celebrate Mass to St. Peter’s. Martin.

until 1789. In 1999, the villages of Martinšćina and Repno belonged to the parish of Zlatar, and the villages of Ladislavec and Martinci belonged to the parish of Lobor. That year, the goldsmith’s parish priest got the villages of Ladislavec and Martinci, and the parish priest of Lobor got Martinšćina and Repno. At that time, there was actually no parish zlatar, but it was called the parish of St. Peter. Martina under Ostrac, i.e. the parish of sharpener.

The church was built in gothic style. It consists of a nave and a narrower and lower square sanctuary, and a sacristy and a tower in front of the façade. The Sacristy existed as early as 1676. age. Josip Kotarski mentioned two chalices from 1612. and 1676. Silver gilded monstrance and two bells, larger from 1448 and smaller from 1761. age. until 1867. In 2001, the cemetery around the church was surrounded by a wall. Day 2 July 1867. the current cemetery was opened, which the then 22-year-old Chaplain of Lobor, later subarchdeacon and parish priest in Orehovica, Tomo Capek, blessed in the presence of lobor parish priest Jan Borovečki and his chaplain Mijo Kelečić. Residents of the villages of Martinšćina and Repno are buried in this cemetery.

Once upon a time there was a chapel of St. Peter on a nearby hill. A ghost, which there is no trace of today. as early as 1639. There were three altars in the church. The main altar of St. Peter. Martina had a masonry altar table and a wooden extension on it on two floors. After that it was 1781. In 2001, the Baroque main altar was erected with the statue of St. Peter. Martin, with an angel on each side. Today there we find a statue of Martin on horseback and a beggar. The left side altar is dedicated to St. Peter. Ambrosia, and it used to be located on the main altar. Once upon a time, the left side altar was dedicated to St. Peter. He was there in 1666. age. The year is 1676. There is the altar of St. Peter. Florian, and 1708. St. George. Later, there was also a simple Baroque altar of St. Peter here. Magdalene.

The right side altar is dedicated to the Mother of God of Sorrows who holds the child with her right hand and an apple in her left. It dates back to around 1480. It also contains the noble coat of arms, which confirms that it was made by the parish priest of Oštrčki Ivan Gundak. It also has the inscription R.D.I. g. D.H., i.e. Ioannes Gundak de H.

In the Chapel of St. Peter. The Romanesque cross, today the oldest exhibit of the Treasury of the Zagreb Cathedral, was also found, which is thought to date back to the 9th century. centuries.

Pastor: Rev. Tomica Božiček
Address: Martinščina
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