Biographies

MARIJA GLOBLEK-DED

Marija was born on the 29th May,1932 in Maglenca. After the Second World War she moved with her family to Paulovac where her parents have found a job at the local brick and tile factory. As a 15 year old girl, she was the first one to see the Mother of God on the 3rd August,1946,on the edge of the forest by the factory meadow. Few day’s after the appearance Maria was forcefully taken by the police for a three day questioning to Bjelovar,where she was tortured. Only at the end of the third day she came back home by foot, barefoot, hungry and thirsty. On the 23rd November, 1949 she got married to Ded Ivan and they had three children. She continued to live in Paulovac all of her hard but happy life up to the 4th December,2008.

STEFA DED-BALENTOVIC

Stefa was born on the 17th June, 1932 in Prugovac.After the Second World War she moved with her family to Paulovac where her parents have found a job at the local brick factory. As her family was very poor, Stefa started working at the factory when she was 15 years old, some of the easier jobs. On Saturday 3rd August, 1946, at about nine o’clock when going home for a morning break, she has noticed a bright light on the edge of the forest by the factory meadow.She called out for her friend Marija Globlek and they were both trying to get people to see that light. The light started to move into the woods, and then Marija saw the woman in white dress and everyone went to follow it for about 500 metres from the factory where it stopped in the lime tree crown.The woman in the tree top was wearing a white dress with rosy veil and a rosary over her clasped hands. After that a girl called Milica Martan heard a female voice out of a lime stamp saying that here needs to be build a church where people can come on pilgrimages. On the 1st of August, 1961 Stefa got married to Ivan Balentovic and they only had one child.Stefa continued to live in Paulovac all of her hard but unfortunate life up to the 3rd December, 1985.

PAVAO MADJERIC

Pavao was born on the 10th January, 1931 in Maglenca. After the Second World War he came to live to Little Trinity with his family. As he heard about the Mother of God appereance like everybody else as well, he went to the woods next day on the 4th August, 1946 and had a vision of a woman in the tree top dressed in white and blue dress.A 14 year old boy by the name of Ivan Migac heard a female voice out of a lime tree stamp saying that here needs to be build a church where people could come on pilgrimages. In the middle of 60es Pavao moves to Australia and is now retired.

VINKO HORVAT

Vinko Horvat was born on the 14th January, 1933 in Sirova Katalena.As a deaf-mute boy he used to come with his mother on pilgrimages in Paulovac. Only once he has seen the Mother of God in the tree top surrounded by a blue colour holding a baby Jesus on her arms crowned with stars. Even though handicapped he got maried to Katica on the 27th February, 1965 but they did not have any children.He lived a happy life according to God’s commandments.He died on the 19th of November, 2006 in Sirova Katalena.

PAVAO BUDROVCAN

Pavao Budrovcan was bornon the 25th January, 1937 in Velika Pisanica. As a 9 year old boy he used to come with his parents and sister, sometimes with his grandma on pilgrimages in Paulovac. He has seen the Mother of God twice in the lime tree top.First time he has seen a woman in white with two angels by her side and second time a woman in white with a child in her arms. Those were magnificant moments that market his whole life.He is blessed by them and is praying every day. Pavao got married to Dragica on the 1st January, 1963 and they had five children and a happy marriage. He is thankful to God for a long and happy life and grateful about building activities of the sanctrum in Paulovac.Pavao is retired and lives in Velika Pisanica.

JOSIP JANDROKOVIC

Josip Jandrokovic was born on the 31st March, 1940 in Velika Ciglena.As a 6 year old boy he used to come on pilgramages in Paulovac with his parents or grandma, sometimes by foot and other times by horse-drawn carriage. He has seen the appereance of the Mother of God only once as a woman in white which marked his future life. That was the time of the great miracle which was witnessed by everyone there.A communistic provocator was swearing and climbing the lime tree to show there wasn’t a Mother of God and prove they were all crazy. Pilgrims were praying for his punishment. As soon as he climbed to the first branch, he slipped and fell to the ground and was unable to walk becoming deaf and dumb.Josip got married to Dragica on the 12th December, 1970 and they had two children and a happy life. After a long sickness he died on the 26th March,2009 in Velika Ciglena.

ANDJELINA PELIKAN- PRPIC

Andjelina was born on the 20th October,1924 in Prokljuvani.As a 22 year old girl she came on pilgramages in Paulovac quite a few times. Only once she has seen the Mother of God dressed in black which marked the whole of her life. At that time one more miracle happened as a communistic provocator approached the tree and started to shout showing how the Mother of God is jumping from tree to tree like a squirrel. The pilgrams have prayed for him to be punished.After only five minutes the man has passed away. Andjelina got married on the 15th April, 1950 to Josip Prpic from Bjelovar and they had two children.After the appearance she was praying whole her life for the church to be build on the place of appereance in the forest of Paulovac, as well as to be taken to haven to God, suffering a severe illness.