- Dominik Trcka
- Metod Dominik Trcka
- Metodij Dominik Trcka
On 14 April 1950 the Communist government of Czechoslovakia outlawed religious communities. On 21 April 1952 Father Metodio received a show trial and was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for his work; he was repeatedly tortured by interrogators. Locked in an isolation cell as punishment for singing a Christmas hymn, he contracted pneumonia. Martyr.
- 23 March 1959 in a Communist prison camp at Leopoldov, Trnavský kraj, Slovakia of pneumonia
- buried in the prison graveyard
- re-interred at the Redemptorist cemetery at the Greek-Catholic church in Michalovce on 17 October 1969
- “Blessed Metoděj Dominik Trčka“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 March 2012. Web. 7 October 2015. <>