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16 November 27, 2015 THE U.P. CATHOLIC AROUND THE DIOCESE www.upcatholic.org Same great newspaper, only better! For nearly 15 years I've been selling and building ads for our newspaper. I see tremendous things for our future. Advertisers, come, join us! 1-866-452-5112 upc@new.rr.com The Catholic The Catholic U.P . EVANGELIZATION EDUCATION INFORMATION Deacon Steve Gretzinger Do you have room in your heart and home for a child? Are you interested in sharing God's love to help children in need? We are looking for people interested in helping children by becoming licensed foster parents. If you are interested and wish to learn more, please contact: Dawn at (906)280-8291 Mary at (906)282-4605 Visit our website at cssup.org JAMIE CARTER THE U.P. CATHOLIC Priestly octet from Bishop Baraga's native country visit U.P. Members of the Slovenian priestly octet called "Oremus" visited the diocesan offices in Marquette on Nov. 18. The group made a Baraga pilgrimage to Grand Rapids and the Upper Peninsula following a Slovenian celebration in Illinois. On their pilgrimage in the Diocese of Marquette they visited Sault Ste. Marie, Marquette, Baraga and Assinins. The visiting members were Likar Sebastjan, upan Andrej, izman Marko, Avsenik Janez, Orazem Bogdan, Zlobko Martin, Lampret Marjan and Rihtarsi Janez, leader of the octet. The group comes from the Archdiocese of Ljubljana and the Diocese of Novo Mesto in Slovenia, the country in which Bishop Frederic Baraga was born. (Left photo) The octet performs a couple of songs in front of the painting of Bishop Baraga at the diocesan offices in Marquette. (Right photo) Members of the octet take a close look at the Bishop Baraga Chalice. C C O C

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