UP Catholic 05 05 2017 E Edition Page 20

20 May 5, 2017 THE U.P. CATHOLIC www.upcatholic.org Slovenian Ambassador visits sites of Bishop Baraga in the Upper Peninsula PHOTOS COURTESY OF MARYANN BERNIER On Thursday, April 20 Ambassador Bo o Cerar, Slovenia's Ambassador to the United States visited the Upper Peninsiula. He visited a Slovenian settlement area in Traunik, Mich., as well as toured a variety of the Bishop Frederic Baraga related sites in Marquette. (Left photo) Ambassador Cerar (left) stands outside of a Slovenian settlement area in Traunik with Lenora McKeen, Executive Director of the Bishop Baraga Association and Father Timothy Ferguson, Chaplain of the Bishop Baraga Association. (Right photo) While visiting the Bishop Baraga Association and Baraga House in Marquette, McKeen shows Ambassador Cerar a stole once worn by Bishop Baraga.

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