1 / 1990
Bogdan Kolar

The Society of St. Raphael up to the Foundation of the Ljubljana Branch

Presented here at the beginnings of church fraternity witch took care of immigrants and witch flourished mostly in German speaking areas. Slovenes became acquainted with it via Austria and, in the Twentieth Century, accepted it as a form of organized work for countrymen abroad. The paper draws the materials found in the archives of the Archdiocese in Vienna and from the newspaper reports.