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Nástin života a díla jezuity Konráda Maria Kubeše (1890–1967)
The Outline of Life and Work of Jesuit Konrád Maria Kubeš (1890–1967)

Author(s): Josef Mikulášek
Subject(s): History
Published by: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci
Keywords: Konrád Maria Kubeš; biography; Jesuits; ecclesiastical life; monastic life; communist persecution; Czechoslovakia; 20th century

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the paper is to briefly outline the life and the work of Jesuit P. Konrád Maria Kubeš (1890–1967), an excercitator, a people’s missionary, a preacher, a writer and a deep devotee of the Marian cult. The article thoroughly discusses individual epochs of Kubeš’s life, his family background, secondary studies in Hradec Králové, theological studies and his work as a priest in Prague. Furthermore, it describes his entering monastic life and activities in the Society of Jesus and follows his fate in communist internment monasteries and finally, his forced stay in Břežany near Znojmo. The whole research is based on preserved archival sources kept in the Provincial Archive of the Society of Jesus in Prague. In the final part of the article, the author generally evaluates an importance of Kubeš’s personality in the context of Czech church and monastic history of the 20th century. The studyis supplemented by a bibliography of Kubeš’s books.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 51
  • Page Range: 235-256
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Czech