Father Zvonko Martic is a Carmelite Priest, with a Doctorate of Cultural Anthropology and a Monastery Prior. To the government of Bosnia & Herzegovina, he is a Guardian of National Treasures and a scholar who explores interreligious practices. To him, the love of God and people always comes first.
Hear Father Martić speak on Wednesday, April 24th at 7:00 PM at The Fireside Room (the room with the fireplace!) in St. Patrick Parish Center 1001 North J Street, Tacoma.
You can also see the film at the Blue Mouse on Saturday, April 26th at 2 pm as part of the Tacoma Sister Cities Film Festival.
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Father Zvonko Martić dedicates his life to celebrating and preserving traditional Croatian music and clothing, bringing valuable pieces of lace or cataloguing another traditional Croatian, Serbian or Bosniak garment in the Monastery’s museum of folk costumes and artifacts. He organizes concerts, exhibitions, and professional gatherings at Saint Elijah Monastery at Busko Lake, BiH. In 2016, 35 members of the Tacoma Symphony Choir performed at his Monastery, reveling in the presence of this remarkable man. His work has been highlighted in the film, The Flying Friar, which premiered at the Margaret Mead Film Festival in New York in October 2018.
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