Dr. Mirko Gogala

Mirko Gogala found refuge in Argentina as a post-war refugee, and he made a great deal of good for the people assigned to him as a spiritual shepherd, both for Slovenians and Argentines. He did not make differences between the nations, he was talking about God's glory. He achieved many honours in the Argentine Church as a prelate, a doctor of theology, a professor at various universities, but most of all meant to him the day when Bishop Rožman dedicated him to the priest, Christ's deputy.

Jožefa Katarina Debeljak Žakelj

Jožejka Debeljak Žakelj, a daughter of Dr. Tine Debeljak speaks of her life, her father, her long years of separation from him, the refugees and her aunt the painter Bara Remec. Today she lives in the province of Tucumán, in the North West of Argentina, where only a handful of Slovenians live, who with unbelievable love preserve the Slovenian language and deep respect for the Slovenian nation.

Jože Tominc

Jože Tominc was born in Argentina as a son of refugee parents. He took over a lot of love to the Slovenia homeland. Since he married with an Argentinian, he tasted the bitterness of exclusion from the Slovenian community. From the first visit to Slovenia, he regularly returns to the birthplace of parents.

Justina Lukančič Fajfar

Miraculously, Justina Lukančič several times managed to escape death. Courage and firm will led her through many obstacles. With her friend Pavla, they pretended to be the prisoners from Auschwitz, so they went past many Partisan patrols and luckily arrived to Italy. On 11 July 1948, she sailed off to Argentina by ship.