The following Sunday is Palm Sunday – Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, that introduces us to the Holy Week, preparation for the greatest Christian celebration – Easter. The liturgy of Palm Sunday will begin in Medjugorje parish on the grounds of the old parish church at 10.45 a.m. and the procession will move from there to the parish church of St. James where the Holy Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Holy Masses in Croatian language will be at 7 and 8 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
The blessing of the olive and palm branches will be at every Holy Mass. Holy Masses at the branch churches will take place according to the regular schedule. Procession from the ruins of the old church to the church of St. James, as well as Holy Mass will be celebrated by the Apostolic Nuncio to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mons. Luigi Pezzuto, and Archbishop Hoser will be the main celebrant at 6 pm. Rosary will be at 2 p.m. on Apparition Hill, as every Sunday.