Parish Church of St. Rocco

The parish church of Galižana is dedicated to St. Roch. The bell tower (17th century) with the parish church, 36m high, is slightly similar to the one in Aquila. Above the door to the bell tower is a coat of arms with a roaring lion.

On the facade of the church, above the main entrance, there is a carving of a Greek cross, probably a remnant of a former sacral building. Five altars are decorated with finely carved wooden and marble pillars.

In the niche apse there is a statue of St. Roch, a French pilgrim who, upon arrival in Italy, performed miraculous healing for those suffering from plague. On the two sides of the chapel there are statues, St. Peter and St. Paul. The church is in the center of the town.

The Feast of St. Roch (01.08.)

Holy Mass is celebrated on the feast of St. Roch in the parish church at 7:30.

Opening Hours - July

Tue: 09.00 - 11.00 Thu: 19.30 - 21.30 Sun: 19.30 - 21.30

Opening Hours - August

Tue: 09.00 - 11.00 Thu: 19.00 - 21.00 Sun: 19.00 – 21.00

Prayer to St. Roch:

"Oh God, Savior- Jesus Christ, in your full and merciful providence and fatherly wisdom you have set St. Roch as a mighty protector against infectious diseases and through him you granted many blessings to those in need. Because of his virtues, have mercy on us, when our health is in danger and when we are afraid of death. Divert the angel of death, that we may have time to repent, because You do not wish for the death of a sinner but for sinners to repent and live. "


Address: 52215 Vodnjan