Obituary for Missionary Friar Ljubo Krasić 29. June 2020. Krasić's contribution to the formative period of Croatian language instruction abroad was massive and aimed at promoting our language and culture in North America. He left his homeland with a broad educational background and worked in the frame of Catholic missions in the Croatian communities on the dissemination of our language and culture in... Read more 100th CFU Scholarship Foundation Special Endowment Fund 23. June 2020. The one hundredth Croatian Fraternal Union Scholarship Foundation endowment fund was established with a 250-thousand-dollar donation from Elizabeth Salinger. An endowment fund with the CFU Scholarship Foundation, which marks its 62nd anniversary in June, requires a minimum donation of ten thousand US dollars. Read more Seven Decades of the St. George Junior Tamburitzans 2. June 2020. Over its seven decades the ensemble has been led by instructors, choreographers and musical directors Bernard M. Luketich, Mary C. Luketich, John Gregurich, George Merlin, Chuck and Barbara Muchnok, Joseph Grcevich and Marlene Luketich Kochis. Helping out with the choreography for a time were specialist folklore artists and choreographers with the Lado ensemble out... Read more Vancouver Native and Hvar Cross-Bearer Active in Zagreb Fundraiser 1. June 2020. Matteo is an active member of the Croatian Catholic Parish of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Vancouver. His is the sixth generation of cross-bearers, going back to his great-grandfathers and grandfathers on his father's side in Vrbanj, and on his mother's side in Jelsa. His father also bore the processional cross. Mateo also... Read more Matica Magazine: The May Issue 19. May 2020. In our thematic examination of the Adriatic isles we look at the culture, history and natural bounty of the island of Mljet, situated in the magical waters facing Dubrovnik. Along with the crossing of the apostle Paul's travels and this island, and a literary residence at an Odyssean refuge, readers will learn of the... Read more
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