The Croatian Cultural Centre opened its doors in New York City on September 26th. It is the first Croatian cultural centre outside of Croatia and it is the first one to be built in North America.

The Croatian Centre in New York is a new cultural center that opened in the city this year. It has been designed by famous Croatian architect, Dario Šerbedžija. Read more in detail here: croatia.

  • 2nd of April, 2018
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In New York City, a new Croatian center has opened. (Image courtesy of George Corluka)

Last weekend, a new Croatian center in Manhattan, New York City, opened and was blessed.


The Croatian centre is part of the Roman Catholic Church of Sts. Cyril & Methodius and St. Raphael in Manhattan, New York City.

Since the 1970s, the Church has been the home of a Croatian national parish, which provides services in both Croatian and English. Despite the fact that it has been a parish for almost a century.


(Image courtesy of George Corluka)

It was formed by the union of two parishes: St. Raphael’s parish and the Croatian parish of St. Cyril and St. Methodius.


(Image courtesy of George Corluka)

The parish, which is situated at 502 W 41st Street in Manhattan’s central business district, has become a significant hub of the Croatian community’s religious and cultural life in four states: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.



(Image courtesy of George Corluka)

On Palm Sunday, the new Croatian center was blessed.

Geroge Corluka took additional pictures from the blessing of the new Croatian center, which you can see below.

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