Message, 25. March 2020

“Dear children! I am with you all these  years to lead  you to the  way of salvation.  Return to my Son; return to  prayer and fasting. Little  children,  permit  for God to speak to your heart, because  Satan is reigning and  wants to destroy  your  lives  and the earth  on which  you  walk. Be courageous  and decide for holiness.  You will see conversion in your hearts and families; prayer  will be heard; God will hear your cries  and give you  peace. I am with you and  am blessing you  all  with my motherly  blessing. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

Pope Francis’ message given on March 27, 2020 at St. Peter’s Square in Vatican

Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?” Dear brothers and sisters, from this place that tells of Peter’s rock-solid faith, I would like this evening to entrust all of you to the Lord, through the intercession of Mary, Health of the People and Star of the stormy Sea. From this colonnade that embraces Rome and the whole world, may God’s blessing come down upon you as a consoling embrace. Lord, may you bless the world, give health to our bodies and comfort our hearts. You ask us not to be afraid. Yet our faith is weak and we are fearful. But you, Lord, will not leave us at the mercy of the storm.

Several millions faithful following our live streaming service of the evening prayer programme

26.03.2020

On March 24, 2020, the evening prayer programme was followed from 2.604.448 unique IP addresses. Besides that, many were following through other frequencies, Internet and satellite programmes our radio broadcasting, and there were many watching our YouTube channel and live Facebook broadcasting.

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Fr. Marinko Sakota: This is the time of faith! Faith in God that He is with us!

25.03.2020

This time of pandemic, isolation and solitude is the time of faith! This is not the time to run from one church to the other, from one Holy Communion to the other, from one spiritual director to the other, from one seminar to the other.

This is the time of faith! Faith in God – that God is with us, that we are His beloved children that we live in Him, as St. Paul says. This is the time of entrusting ourselves, our lives, our families and other people to Jesus.

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THE WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT OF FR. MARINKO SAKOTA

19.03.2020

Praised be Jesus and Mary!

 

Dear friends of Medjugorje, dear brothers and sisters throughout the world, all of you who are connected with Medjugorje through spirituality that our Heavenly Mother Mary, the Queen of Peace brings us here, I greet you all from the depth of my heart and wish to say a few words to you. ....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5k1zbsiMRCQ

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24.12.2018 - Mons. Henryk Hoser on Međugorje: This is the time and the place of conversion. This is where we live the new evangelisation

The Apostolic Visitor with the special role for the parish of Medjugorje, the Archbishop Henryk Hoser, paid a visit to Radio Mir Medjugorje and met all those who work there. ...(photos)

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14.12.2018 - BE OBEDIENT TO MONS. HOSER

Siate obedienti al mons. Hoser» (Be obedient to Mons. Hoser), these is what the Holy Father Francis told me after I told him I was the parish priest from Medjugorje and that Mons. Hoser was sending his regards to him. (photos)

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01.11.2017 - Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican’s Secretary of State speaks of Medjugorje

After the ceremony of blessings of the Great Hall of the Croatian Catholic University in Zagreb, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State, held a press conference on Monday, October 30, on which occasion he answered a question regarding Medjugorje. As the Informative Catholic Agency reports, this is what the Cardinal said:

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08.04.2017 - The Press Conference of the Special Envoy of the Holy See, Mons. Henryk Hoser

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 4 pm, an hour-long press conference of the Special Envoy of the Holy See for Medjugorje, Dr. Henryk Hoser, was held in the Hall of St. John Paul II. Even though there were about fifty journalists registered, the interest for this event was much greater. The conference was translated into the Croatian, English, Italian, German and French languages, and those were the official languages spoken during the conference, while  a translation was also given in the Polish, Spanish and Slovakian languages.

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03.04.2017 - The homily of Archbishop Hoser (the Special Envoy of the Holy See) in Medjugorje, on April 1st, 2017

Dear brothers and sisters, I will speak in French, excuse me, for I have not yet learned the beautiful Croatian language!

We have gathered around the altar on the 5th Sunday of Lent. We have two more weeks from the Easter, and in a week time, it will be Palm Sunday, and in two weeks we are going to celebrate, at the end of Holy Week, the greatest Christian Feast Day - the Feast of the Resurrection.

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31.03.2017 - The words of Special Envoy of the Holy See given to the parish of Medjugorje

Mons. Henryk Hoser, Special Envoy of the Holy See for Medjugorje, on the occasion of his arrival to Medjugorje, in the church of St. James said to all gathered:

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30.03.2017 - The Special Envoy of the Holy See arrived to Medjugorje

After arriving to Sarajevo and paying visit to Mostar, the Special Envoy of the Holy See for the parish of Medjugorje, mons. Henryk Hoser, arrived to Medjugorje in the company of the Provincial of Herzegovina Neretva Province, Fr. Miljenko Steko. On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 29, he was welcomed by Fr. Marinko Sakota, the parish priest, brothers Franciscans, Franciscan School Sisters werving in Medjugorje and gathered parishioners and pilgrims. Children from the parish welcomed him with a bouquet of flowers.

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Reminder

The theme:  "Come, and   you will see." (Jn 1, 39)

 

 

27TH INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR ORGANISERS OF PILGRIMAGES, LEADERS OF PEACE CENTRES AND LEADERS OF MEDJUGORJE PRAYER AND CHARITY GROUPS 

 

Dear friends,

Due to this new situation regarding Coronavirus disease, hereby we would like to inform you that the Spiritual Retreat for Organisers of Pilgrimages, Leaders of Peace Centres and Leaders of Prayer and Charity groups, is being cancelled until the further notice. We shall inform you about the new date for this retreat and information shall be available on our web site: www.medjugorje.hr

We feel this is wise decision in this moment and we thank you for your understanding!

 


8TH INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR LIFE

 

will be held in Medjugorje from May 20-23, 2020

 

With the Mother of Life this seminar is intended for doctors and medical stuff, for those who defend life; it is prayer for those who have lost a child; for those who have been wounded by abortion or miscarriage; for spouses who long for a child, for pro-life activists; for victims of domestic violence, single parents, pregnant women…


THE 9TH INTERNATIONAL PILGRIMAGE FOR CHILDREN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

to be held in Medjugorje from  14 – 17 June, 2020

 


 

25th  INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR PRIESTS

 

will be held in Medjugorje from July 6-11, 2020

 


 

The 2ndINTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR THE MUSICIANS

 

to be held in Medjugorje from September 24-27, 2020

 


 

21st INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR MARRIED COUPLES

 

to be held in Medjugorje from October 7-10, 2020

 


 

House of prayer “Domus Pacis” - Prayer and Fasting Seminars Silence

Seminars are conducted by franciscans of Međugorje.  Here are the dates according to language groups, as well as contact persons: Contact


Audio-video and photos live from the church in Medjugorje
 

 Beginning with the feast of St. Francis, we began broadcasting live audio-video programs and photos from the church in Medjugorje. You can follow them at the link
: http://medjugorje.hr/en/multimedia/  - croatia language from Church - Evening Prayer Programme - Adobe Flash media live  player

Media

 

Links both live audio and video in various languages:

www.medjugorje.hr    

www.medjugorje.de (Deutsch)
www.kathtube.com (Deutsch)

www.kathtube.com/player.php?id=32333   (Deutsch)
www.kit-tv.at  (Deutsch)

www.centromedjugorje.org

www.centromedjugorje.it

 www.medjugorje.ie

www.centremedjugorje.org

 www.medjugorjearabic.com

 www.centrummedjugorje.pl

www.qpmm.org     http://62.75.216.148 - USA KOREA

 


Spiritual movement of the Queen of Peace in the world

The movement, born after the apparitions of the Queen of Peace in Medjugorje, includes pilgrimages to Medjugorje, the setting up of Peace Centres, prayer and charity groups all around the world, as well as pastoral, publishing, humanitarian and other kinds of activities...
This questionnaire will give us the opportunity to have a better grasp of the worldwide dimension of the movement in the service of the Universal Church. It will help us to get to know each other better, to have better communication with various groups worldwide, as well as to grow better in our prayer and service.
We kindly ask all the leaders of Peace Centres, prayer and charity groups, as well as organisers of pilgrimages to fill in the questionnaire and to send it to Medjugorje to fax no. + 387.36.653 360, or to write to gospaspilgrim@gmail.com  in order to receive the questionnaire by email.
 

Questionnaire:

ČESKY / DEUTSCH / ENGLISH / ESPAÑOL / FRANCAIS / HRVATSKI / ITALIANO / MAGYAR / NEDERLANDS-VLAAMS / POLSKI / PORTUGUÊS / ROMANA / RUSSIAN / SLOVENSKY

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GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PRIESTS

We ask you to keep integrally the rules of the Church envisaged by the Code of the Canon La~ the general liturgical rules and the directives and the rules of the proper authorities of the Church in connection with the life and the service of the priest.
To take part in the liturgical life of the parish, according to the rules of the Church, it is necessary to have arecommendation letter of your bishop or your superior (celebret), not older than one year. (Cf" Code of the canon Law, Can. 903)

 


The important dates in Medugorje parish

There are many events taking place in Medjugorje parish throughout the year, along with the regular seminars of fasting and prayer and different international spiritual retreats. Here are some of the important dates for Medjugorje parish in 2020:

 

February 26 – Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lent

March 2 – March 6 – The 27th International Spiritual Retreat for the Group Leaders and Organisers of Pilgrimages;

April 5 – Palm Sunday (procession from the old to the new church);

April 12 - Easter;

May 20-23  -the 8thInternational Spiritual Retreat for Life;

June 11 – Corpus Christi (procession through the parish with the Blessed Sacrament);

June 14-17 – the 9th International Pilgrimage for Children and Persons with Disabilities;

June 24 – Peace Walk from Humac to Medjugorje;

June 25 – the 39th Anniversary of Our Lady’s Apparitions;

July 6-11 – The 25th International Spiritual Retreat for Priests;

July 25 – Feast of St. James, patron saint of Medjugorje parish;

August 1 -6 – the 31st Youth Festival;

August 15 – Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary;

September 13 – Holy Mass on Cross Mountain, Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

September 24-27, 2020 – the 2nd International retreat for musicians

October 7-10 – the 21st International Spiritual Retreat for Married Couples;

November 24 – the 20thAnniversary of Fr. Slavko’s death;

December 24   – Christmas Vigil;

December 31 – New Year’s Eve Vigil Prayer


Mother of God – the best pastoral theologian 

Max Domej from Gebetsktion Wien spoke to Cardinal Christoph Schonborn, Archbishop of Vienna, during his visit to Međugorje.
Both in Lourdes and Fatima the events first ceased and than Church had its decision about that. Its final decision. Sooner or later that will take place here as well, but in this case we let Mother of God with freedom of choice...I think that Medjugorje can continue well on their journey, with full trust that Church, Mother and Teacher, in this case, is going to continue to monitor their journey.
 

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Q U E S T I O N N A I R E

Respected brothers, the purpose and aim of this questionnaire is to make a list of priests who received their vocation  through Medjugorje. So, we kindly ask you to fill out this form with following information: (Questionnaire)