Mariukirkjan, the only Catholic church to be found on the Faroes, was built and blessed in August 1987. The Catholic community consists of approximately 250 Catholics from over 20 nations (Faroe Islands included!) scattered around the islands. Fr. Paul Marx, omi, is the parish administrator. There is also a married deacon and one religious community in the parish .To visit Mariukirkjan on your trip to Torshavn, use our Torshavn online trip itinerary planner.
We were welcomed by Maria, a seminarist from Ireland. The community is very united, we spoke a lot about the catholic religion in the archipelago, very interesting shared moment. more »
The desing and the glass paintings were beautiful, a place to sit down and let your thoughs fly away. The acoustics were great and it was tested by us singing a hymn before we left. more »
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