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Message of Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn to the youth on occasion of the Youth Festival 2017 in Medjugorje

Also this year, all of the participants were again remembered by our dear friend, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn from Vienna who sent them a message:

„Dear young friends!

Objavljeno: 04.08.2017.

Wednesday, August 2, programme of the Youth Festival

On Wednesday, August 2, young people climbed Apparition Hill to pray the Rosary at 6 am and the programme continued at 9 am at the White Dome with the morning prayer led by the Youth Festival Coordinator, Fr. Marinko Sakota, and with the catechesis with the theme of the parable of the sower given by Fr. Danko Perutina, who conducted this Festival for many years and is now the guardian of the monastery in Mostar.  (photos)

Objavljeno: 03.08.2017.

Testimony of Letizia Centorbi from Italy at the Youth Festival

Letizia Centorbi from Italy gave her testimony during the morning part of the programme on August 2. She spoke about her conversion in Medjugorje and introduced her new song „Regina della pace“ that she wrote eight years ago.

Objavljeno: 03.08.2017.

Marko from Osijek: „I am most impressed by the Eucharistic Adoration during the Youth Festival“

Journalists of Radio „Mir“ Međugorje during the Youth Festival have been talking to many young people and they are trying to share their experiences in the programme of radio Mir. Marko Šteko from Osijek has been coming for the fifth year now to the Youth Festival.

Objavljeno: 02.08.2017.

Medjugorje volunteers serving to the youth from the whole world also this year

In order for the Youth Festival to be running in the best way possible, the young volunteers, the members of YouFra Medjugorje are trying to do their best. Josipa Sivrić, president of YouFra Međugorje said that around 150 volunteers, led by their spiritual assistant Fr. Perica Ostojić are there at disposal to the pilgrims:

Objavljeno: 02.08.2017.

Nuns from Ukraine at the Youth Festival

Around 30 nuns from Ukraine, belonging to the Eastern Church, are participating at the 28th Youth Festival in Medjugorje. Sr. Veronika Galatan, member of the Order of St. Basil the Great, has been coming to Medjugorje for years and this is her second time to be at the Youth Festival. This is what Sr. Veronika said for the programme of Radio Mir.

Objavljeno: 02.08.2017.

Cyclists from Virovitica came to Medjugorje for the Youth Festival

Young cyclists arrived to Medjugorje from Virovitica on July 31, after six of them began their 690 km long journey on July 26. Upon arriving, they prayed at the Statue of Our Lady. For some of them this is the fifth time to come to this place filled with prayer.

Objavljeno: 01.08.2017.

Statistics for July, 2017.

Number of Holy Communions:  149 300

Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 5364 (173 per day)

Objavljeno: 01.08.2017.

Feast of St. James, patron saint of Medjugorje parish celebrated

Feast of St. James, patron saint of Medjugorje parish was solemnly celebrated on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Holy Masses in Croatian language were celebrated in the parish church at 7,8 am and 7 pm, while the central Holy Mass was celebrated at 11 am in the Garden, by Fr. Ivan Landeka who used to be parish priest in Medjugorje for many years and now serves in the parish of St. Francis in Posuski Gradac.

Objavljeno: 27.07.2017.

First pilgrimage to Medjugorje

Valerio Caprino was a member of Swiss Guard at the time of the pontificate of Holy Father Benedict XVI, from 2006/2011. These days he came to Medjugorje for the first time with his wife „I come from Switzerland and I am 31. My wife and I talked to few of our friends who have been here and they all told us we needed to visit Medjugorje, that this place was amazing.

Objavljeno: 20.07.2017.




Medjugorje, August 1st – August 6th, 2017


It is my prayer that your love for one another may grow more and more with the knowledge and complete understanding that will help you to come to true discernment (Phil 1:9)

Objavljeno: 17.07.2017.

Fr. Desire from the Ivory Coast came to Medjugorje for the eighth time

Fr. Desire comes from the Ivory Coast, parish of Our Lady of the Perpetual Help in Abidjan, capital of the Ivory Coast. He is a priest for eleven years and recently he came to participate at the International Seminar for Priests for the third time. Here is what this young priest said about his experience of Medjugorje:

Objavljeno: 11.07.2017.

Fr. Alexander from Parisian Archdiocese: „Međugorje is Christ-centric place”

Fr. Alexander (on the right at the photo) is a priest for three years and comes from the Parisian Archdiocese. He took part in the 22nd International Seminar for priests in Medjugorje and he was our guest at the radio programme:

Objavljeno: 10.07.2017.

The International Seminar for Priests concluded with the Holy Mass

On Saturday, July 8, the 22nd International Seminar for Priests was concluded in Medjugorje and 253 priests, deacons and seminarians from 25 countries gathered for this event.

Objavljeno: 09.07.2017.

The 22nd International Seminar for Priests began in Medjugorje

The 22nd International Seminar for Priests began in Medjugorje on July 3, with the evening prayer programme and more than 250 participants from 28 countries gathered on the first day. (photos)

Objavljeno: 04.07.2017.