Message, 25. December 2020

“Dear children! I am carrying to you little Jesus who brings you peace, Him who is the past, present and future of your existence. Little children, do not permit for your faith and hope in a better future to be extinguished, because you are chosen to be witnesses of hope in every situation. That is why I am here with Jesus that He may bless you with His peace. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

Testimony of Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow: Mary’s Meals are fruit of Medjugorje

He found himself watching senator George McGovern addressing the Senate and saying: If America decided to provide one meal every day for every child in the developing world in a place of education, it would act like the Marshall Plan that would lift the developing world out of poverty.

 

Online Congress: Medjugorje – A Model of a New Evangelisation for the World

07.01.2021

The programme takes place in Germany and in Medjugorje. Part of the daily program, i.e. testimonies, interviews, talks and music, will take place at the Marienfried shrine in Germany, and the Evening Prayer Programme will be broadcasted from St. James church in Medjugorje.

 

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Statistics for December, 2020.

01.01.2021

 

Number of Holy Communions:  45 000

Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 1014  (32 per day)


In the previous 2020 there have been 1 381 200  Holy Communions given in the church, and total of  8612 priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses.

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Prayer Programme for New Year’s Eve in Medjugorje

29.12.2020

The prayer programme on Thursday, St. Silvestre’s day, December 31, 2020 begins with the Rosary at 5 pm, followed by the Thanksgiving Holy Mass at 6 pm. The prayer vigil begins at 8 pm, followed by the Holy Mass at 9 pm.

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ANUAL APPARITION TO JAKOV ON DECEMBER 25TH

25.12.2020

At the last daily apparition to Jakov Colo on September 12th, 1998, Our Lady told him that henceforth he would have one apparition a year, every December 25th, on Christmas Day. This is also how it was this year. Through Jakov, Our Lady gave the following message

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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: „What good must I do?“ (Mt 19, 16)


 

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

 

will be held in Medjugorje from March 14 - 18, 2021

 

The theme of the retreat is:
„What good must I do?“ (Mt 19, 16)

 


8TH INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR LIFE

 

will be held in Medjugorje from May 5-8, 2021

 

The theme of the retreat is:
„What good must I do?“ (Mt 19, 16)

 

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…

 


25th INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR PRIESTS

 

will be held in Medjugorje from July 5-10, 2021

 

The theme of the retreat is:
„What good must I do?“ (Mt 19, 16)

 


21st INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR MARRIED COUPLES

 

will be held in Medjugorje from November 3-6, 2021.

 

The theme of the retreat is:
„What good must I do?“ (Mt 19, 16)

 


 

 

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)