Fr. Jozo Grubišic
Fra Jozo GrubisicFr. Jozo was born February 20, 1949 in Sovići, Herzegovina.He completed high school in Split and joined the Franciscan Order in 1971 in Humac. He studied theology in Sarajevo, Zagreb and then in Washington, D.C. after his arrival to the United States in May of 1975.  Fr. Jozo was ordained a priest on September 3, 1977 in Chicago. He was assistant pastor at St. Anthony Parish in Sharon(1978-1980), St. Mary's in Steelton (1980-1982). In 1982 he was appointed pastor at St. Leopold Mandić Parish in London, Ontario, where he held that position until 1989. He then served as assistant pastors at SS. Cyril and Methodius in New York and St. Francis, Windsor (1989-1991). He was named pastor at Holy Family in Kitchener (1991-1997) and then St. Jerome's in Chicago, from 1997 to 2001. Fr. Jozo was a member of the Custodial Board (1997-2000), and again since 2012.  From 2001 to 2004, Fr. Jozo served as a pastor of St. Leopold Mandic in London, and that he was pastor in Croatian Parish in Montreal. In 2016, Fr. Jozo became vicar at Norval, Ontario.