The life of the martyred priest Aurel Negoescu

The martyred priest Aurel Negoescu (Neagovici) was born on 27 May 1900 in Întorsura Buzăului, Covasna County. His father, priest Gheorghe Neagovici Negoescu, was a member of the Neagovici Negoescu family of priests, who for over 200 years shepherded the Romanian Orthodox faithful in the Buzăului Ardelean Depression and laid the foundations of Romanian confessional education in the area. My mother, the priestess Aurelia, née Coltofeanu, was the daughter of a well-known family of Romanian leaders from Poiana Sărată, in the former county of Trei Scaune (now Covasna). Among the priests who served at the altar in Întorsura Buzăului, from […]

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