Lecture by Balázs Rétfalvi and Viktor Kanász in Szepetnek

On September 30, 2023, on the occasion of the feast of the Guardian Angels at the parish of Szepetnek, two members of the Research Group, Balázs Rétfalvi and Viktor Kanász, gave lectures.

After the greetings from Rev. Róbert Gottfried Heiter and Boldizsár Batthyány, Balázs Rétfalvi presented the European, Hungarian, and Szepetnek-specific events of the year 1772. He highlighted the significance of the information found in the Archives of the Diocese of Szombathely related to Szepetnek. Following him, Viktor Kanász showcased the life, ecclesiastical career, political, and charitable activities of Cardinal József Batthyány's family, the donors of the main altar. Magdolna Nyáriné Alexa then discussed the history of the altarpiece.

Following the concert by the Sárvár String Ensemble, a vespers service was conducted by Bishop János Székely of Szombathely.