Bishop Frederic Baraga

about bishop frederic baraga Venerable Frederic Baraga’s History Venerable Bishop Frederic Baraga, first bishop of the Diocese of Marquette (from 1853 until 1868), was the first of many Slovenian missionaries to come to the United States to help build up the American Catholic Church. Baraga’s two successor bishops in Marquette, Most Reverend Ignatius Mrak and … Continue reading Bishop Frederic Baraga