Living stones: The Cathedral of St. Mary

Living stones The Cathedral of St Mary at Zadar


In this experiment you will discover the Cathedral of st. Mary using different approaches (historical, liturgical and biographical). It is a Benedictine monastery founded in 1066 on the eastern side of the town's old Roman forum in Zadar. After a daily instruction you build up a welcome service for all visitors of the Church. By showing the church’s highlights you invite people to realize even more than they saw at first. Encounter with you who are "the living stones of the Church" will enable them to experience the spiritual meaning even more deeply. Arts and architecture can become a way to God.

Special Requirements

Interest in art and architecture.

Necessary items to bring

Swimming suit


  • Ana Bartolinčić
  • Zvonimir Marinović SJ


Benedictine monastery, founded in the 11th-century, known for its Romanesque frescoes & gardens.