Fra Svetozar Kraljevic

Fr. Svet KraljevicFr. Svetozar was born on September 14, 1951 in Kocerin, Herzegovina. He finished elementary school in his birthplace and high school in Split. He entered the Franciscan Order on November 28, 1972. He studied philosophy and theology in Sarajevo, Zagreb and Washington DC. Fr. Svetozar arrived in America on June 16, 1975. He was ordained a priest on September 3, 1977 in Chicago. He did pastoral work in West Allis, Wisconsin, Chicago and New York. He has written numerous books about Medjugorje. He returned to his homeland where he continues his priestly ministry in Medjugorje.