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The First Holy Communion in Međugorje

After having completed religious preparation, 65 children (36 boys and 29 girls), received the sacrament of the First Holy Communion in Medjugorje parish on Sunday, May 29 at 10 am solemn Holy Mass. The main celebrant was Fr. Vjekoslav Milićević, and celebration was more beautiful thanks to the sinigng of children's choir from Medjugorje parish «Doves of Peace».

Objavljeno: 30.05.2016.

The sacrament of Holy Confirmation in Medjugorje

On Saturday, May 28, 79 young people (44 boys and 35 girls) received the sacrament of Holy Confirmation at the Holy Mass at 10 am in the parish church of St. James. Mons. Ratio Peric, Bishop of Mostar Duvno Diocese, ministered this sacrament to them and the whole service was more beautiful thanks to the singing of parish choir, conducted by Sr. Irena Azinovic. Confession for their parents and godparents was day before, on Friday, May 27. Fr. Hrvoje Miletic, parish vicar, prepared these boys and girls for this occasion.

 

Objavljeno: 29.05.2016.

Summer timetable of the evening prayer programme in Medjugorje

Summer timetable of the evening prayer programme in Medjugorje will be effective from Wednesday, June 1 until September 1. Rosary will be at 6 pm, Holy Mass at 7 pm, and the schedule afterwards will be as usual, depending on each day. Adoration  of the Blessed Sacrament is on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10-11 pm,  and on Thursdays at 8 pm, after the evening Holy Mass.

Objavljeno: 28.05.2016.

The evening on the Holy Land held in Medjugorje

On Wednesday, May 25, in the Hall of John Paul II, after the evening Holy Mass, the evening on the Holy Land was held. Fr. Simun Sito Coric, Herzegovinian Franciscan, missionary in Switzerland, writer and composer, Fr. Darko Tomasevic, theologian and biblical expert, dean of Catholic Theology Faculty in Sarajevo and Fr. Antonio Sakota, parish vicar in Mostar, participated as the main speakers in this event. (photos)

Objavljeno: 26.05.2016.

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION FOR PARISHIONERS AND PILGRIMS REGARDING

THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL PILGRIMAGE FOR PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY

“IN MARY’S SCHOOL”

The 5th International Pilgrimage for Persons with a Disability will be held in Medjugorje from June 9 – 12, 2016. The programme will be held in the Hall of John Paul II, at the White Dome and in Mother’s Village. As part of the programme, those participants who are able to do so will climb Krizevac and there will be the Rosary on Podbrdo for most of the participants (members of the Cenacolo community will take up disabled persons, if necessary).

Objavljeno: 24.05.2016.

Walked to Međugorje

Pilgrims from all over the world are arriving to Međugorje, but it is especially interesting when pilgrims arrive here walking, sometimes for hundreds of kilometres. One of them is Božidar Kelemen  from Varaždin, parish of St. Vid. In his interview for radio „Mir“ Međugorje he said that this place of Our Lady is one of the stops on his way to Kotor, where he plans to finish in his devotion to St. Leopold Bogdan Mandić.

Objavljeno: 20.05.2016.

2nd Pilgrimage „Marian Vow for Homeland“ coming to Međugorje

Numerous associations for students and former soldiers, as well as prayer communities of youth, started in 2015 Pilgrimage called “Marian Vow for Homeland”. This pilgrimage will go through 18 Croatian Marian shrines, from the east to the very south of Croatia. This pilgrimage will start in Osijek on June 12 and after 1700 kilometres and 75 days of walking, their journey will finish in Dubrovnik on August 25, 2016.

Objavljeno: 16.05.2016.

The fourth International seminar for doctors and medical workers held

The fourth international seminar for doctors and medical workers held in Medjugorje gathered around 160 participants from 13 countries and was concluded on Saturday, May 7, with celebration of the Holy Eucharist. The seminar began on May 4 and Fr. Ivan Ike Mandurić was the leader. The theme of this seminar, as well as of all others held in this year was:  (photos)

Objavljeno: 07.05.2016.

Statistics for April, 2016.

Number of Holy Communions:  111 900

Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 2431 (81 per day)

Objavljeno: 01.05.2016.

The 4th INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL SEMINAR FOR DOCTORS AND NURSES

Topic:  "Be merciful, just as also  your Father is merciful". (Lk 6, 36)

 Spiritual Renewal of Soul and Body

The International Spiritual Seminar for Doctors and Nurses

will be held in Međugorje, May 4 - 7, 2016

Objavljeno: 30.04.2016.

Safiria Leccese, a pilgirm: “The simplicity of prayer is especially powerful in Medjugorje”

“The simplicity of prayer is especially powerful in Medjugorje,” said Safiria Leccese, a pilgrim who came to Medjugorje last year, in her interview for our radio station, Mir. Safiria is journalist and one of the most popular persons in the media world in Italy. She hosts a TV show which discusses religious topics and is a great success. 

Objavljeno: 27.04.2016.

Totus Tuus boys camp in Međugorje

A camp for boys of the ages from 9 to 14, organised by the prayer community, Totus Tuus, from Mostar, was held in Medjugorje from April 22-24, 2016 in Domus Pacis. There were 14 boys and 8 leaders who took part in this camp. The Totus Tuus representatives from Mostar said that the leaders this year were representatives from several countries, so this camp was also international.

Objavljeno: 25.04.2016.

Fr. Antonio Furtado from Brazil came to Međugorje on a pilgrimage

Fr. Antonio Furtado comes from the town of Fortaleza in the northeast of Brazil. He came to Medjugorje for the first time in 1996, as a seminarian.  In a programme on Radio “Mir” Medjugorje, he spoke about his life journey and his vocation. He entered a seminary as a very young boy and that is where he underwent a crisis.

Objavljeno: 21.04.2016.

The 5th International Pilgrimage for Persons with a Disability

09.-12. 06. 2016. – “In Mary’s School“

The 5th International Pilgrimage for Persons with a Disability will be held in Medjugorje from June 9 – 12, 2016. The programme will be held in the Hall of John Paul II, at the White Dome and in Mother’s Village. As part of the programme, those participants who are able to do so will climb Krizevac and there will be the Rosary on Podbrdo for most of the participants (members of the Cenacolo community will take up disabled persons, if necessary).

 

Objavljeno: 17.04.2016.

Students and teachers from the College of Health in Zagreb came to Medjugorje on a pilgrimage

Students and teachers from the College of Health in Zagreb, came to Medjugorje on a pilgrimage to the Queen of Peace. They said that a profound spirituality is extremely important in the formation of future health workers, therefore their religious teachers are very keen on organising a pilgrimage to Medjugorje each year.

Objavljeno: 16.04.2016.