St Casimir's Day
St Casimir's Day is held on March 4. Poland and Lithuania. This event in the first decade of the month March is annual. Help us
On March 4, the Catholic Church in Poland celebrates the feast of St. Casimir, the Prince. In the Metropolis of Bialystok and the Diocese of Radom, March 4 is the feast of St. Casimir, the Prince, the main patron saint of the metropolis and diocese.
Casimir was the son of King Casimir the Jagiellonian. Born in 1458, he was distinguished by special purity of spirit and mercy towards the poor. By his father's side, he took an active part in political life. An ardent devotee of the Eucharist and the Blessed Virgin Mary, he devoted much time to prayer. After a prolonged lung disease, he died in 1484.
Today is the commemoration of St. Casimir - a prince born in Wawel, patron saint of Poland and Lithuania. His first educator and teacher was Jan Dlugosz. The saint was buried in Vilnius, where the canonization ceremony of the Prince took place in 1604.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Kazyukas Day in Lithuania on March 3 (St. Casimir Day);
Truant's Day on March 21 (Poland, Faroe Islands)