Message, 25. August 2018

“Dear children! This is a time of grace. Little children, pray more, speak less and permit God to lead you on the way of conversion. I am with you and love you with my motherly love. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

Seminar for families in Medjugorje

 

Family Counselling Medjugorje is organising a seminar for families, to be held on September 22, 2018 in the Hall of John Paul II. The seminar will consist of the interactive lectures with workshops in small groups of spouses, as the equal carriers of the family community with all specific and different roles that are mutually connected. There will be professional lectures, practical experiences and Holy Mass for families. Babysitting is organised during the whole programme. The seminar is free, but all participants are kindly asked to register at the email address: osmedjugorje@gmail.com  or at the phone number: +387 63 407 888.

Programme:

Saturday, September 22 – Lecture and workshop from 3 – 5 pm

Sunday, September 23. – Holy Mass at 9.30 am

Lecture and workshop at 11 am

Coordinators of the programme are: Fr. Josip Šimunović, a priest and psychotherapist; Suzana Matošević, theologian; Ivana Stvorić, psychologist and Elizabeta Matuzović, theologian.

 

“A FAMILY, PILLAR OF THE SOCIETY – HOW TO RESPOND TO CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES IN OUR TIME?”

13.09.2018

On Friday, September 21, 2018, at 8 pm, in the Hall of St. John Paul II, there will be public discussion organised by Family Counselling Centre Medjugorje and parish office Medjugorje, with the theme “A FAMILY, PILLAR OF THE SOCIETY – HOW TO RESPOND TO CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES IN OUR TIME?”

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Holy Mass celebrated on Cross Mountain

10.09.2018

On September 9, 2018, the Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross was celebrated in Medjugorje and this feast in Medjugorje parish is always celebrated on the first Sunday after the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Holy Masses were celebrated in the parish church at 7, 8, 12 and 6 pm. The solemn Holy Mass, celebrated by Fr. Slavko Soldo, along with the parish priest Fr. Marinko Sakota and 27 more priests, was celebrated on Cross Mountain at 11 am. ....(photos)

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Homily of the Apostolic Nuncio Henryk Hoser, S.A.C. the Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Medjugorje, September 9, 2018

10.09.2018

Your Excellency, Mons. Apostolic Nuncio to Bosnia and Herzegovina,

Your Excellency, Bishop from Paraguay,

Dear priests and religious,

Dear parishioners and pilgrims, dear brothers and sisters, 

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Homily of the Archbishop Henryk Hoser, Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Medjugorje, September 8, 2018

08.09.2018

The culture of our time has the custom of celebrating birthdays and that is the important date defining our basic identity.

This date is found in the documents such as ID card or passport and the age of our growth and education, job promotions or finally retirement is calculated from that date... (photos)

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Information

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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11.02.2017 - The Official Statement of the Franciscan Province of Herzegovina regarding the nomination of the Special Envoy of the Holy See to Medjugorje

At noon today, on February 11th 2017, the feast day of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Lourdes, the press office of the Holy See released a statement that the Holy Father, Pope Francis, has nominated a Special Envoy of the Holy See to Medjugorje, his Excellency Msgr.  Henryk Hoser, S.A.C, a Polish archbishop and the current Bishop of Warsaw-Prague (Poland).

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21.09.2016 - COMING SOON: 28TH INTERNATIONAL YOUTH PRAYER MEETING IN MEDJUGORJE

The 28th International Youth Prayer Meeting in Medjugorje – Youth Festival, is going to be held from August 1 to August 6, 2017. The programme will be made of catechesis, testimonies, Eucharistic celebrations, prayers and Adorations of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.

We expect you, dear young people, to join us for this 28th International Youth Prayer Meeting in Medjugorje in August, 2017. These meetings were initiated by late Fr. Slavko Barbaric in 1990, when there were only hundred people, two guitar players and a couple of singers in the former green tent. Each year, the number of participants grew more and more and now it is far more than of the all other events organised here.

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26.10.2015 - The Youth Festival 2016 in Medjugorje

Medjugorje, 01. 08. - 06. 08. 2016.

It was only few months ago that we had the 26th Youth Festival that gathered large number of the participants from all over the world. We are already preparing for the next one that will begin on August 1, 2016, not on July 31, 2016. The Youth Festival will finish on August 6, 2016.

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07.04.2014 - Simultaneous translation

As of May 1, 2014 all talks and testimonies held around the church of St. James are going to be simultaneously translated. Thereby, we would kindly like to ask all of you dear pilgrims, to bring radios and headphones with you, so you could listen and participate in the programme that will be organised.

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05.04.2014 -

We were informed that some people are selling mass intentions from Medjugorje parish office on their web sites. This is huge misuse of the most sacred offering of Holy Mass and major fraud at the same time. Thereby, we would kindly like to ask you to be aware of this matter and not to support it by any means. If you happen to find out about similar activities of some other people involved in this, we would appreciate if you could notify us promptly about that.

Fr. Marinko Sakota, parish priest of Medjugorje parish

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19.01.2014 - The International Investigating Commission on Medjugorje completes its work

The International Investigating Commission held its last session on Friday, January 17 regarding Medjugorje

Vatikan, (IKA) – The International Investigating Commission on Medjugorje, presided by former Roman Vicar, Cardinal Camillo Ruini, has held its last session on Friday, January 17, 2014, confirmed on January 18, Director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. Federico Lombardi. The results of this investigation are going to be handed to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith for the further examination. 

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Reminder


 

19TH INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR MARRIED COUPLES

will be held in Medjugorje from November 7-10, 2018

 


 

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

 


 

 

 

THE 26th INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR ORGANISERS OF PILGRIMAGES, LEADERS OF PEACE CENTRES AND LEADERS OF MEDJUGORJE PRAYER AND CHARITY GROUPS 

 

26th International spiritual retreat for organisers of pilgrimages, leaders of peace centres and leaders of Medjugorje prayer and charity groups shall be held in Medjugorje

from 18th  –  22th March, 2019.

 


7th International Spiritual Retreat for Life

 

to be held in Medjugorje from May 29- June 1, 2019

 

With the Mother of Life: the spiritual retreat for doctors and all medical workers, for those who are fighting for life, prayer for those who have lost a child, all who have been wounded by abortions, spontaneous miscarriages, for spouses who are longing for a child, for pro-life activists, victims of domestic violence, single parents, pregnant women…

 


 

THE 24th  INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR PRIESTS

to be held in Medjugorje from July 8-13, 2019


 

20TH INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR MARRIED COUPLES

 

to be held in Medjugorje from November 6-9, 2019

 


 

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)


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 2018:

 

February 14 – Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lent

Febraury 26 – March 2 – The 25th International Meeting of the Group Leaders and Organisers of Pilgrimages;

March 25 – Palm Sunday (procession from the old to the new church);

April 1 - Easter;

May 9 - 12  - International Seminar for Life;

May 26, Saturday – Sacrament of the Confirmation;

May 27, Sunday – Sacrament of the Holy Communion;

May 31 – Corpus Christi (procession through the parish with the Blessed Sacrament);

June 14 - 17 – the 6th International Pilgrimage for Disabled Persons;

June 24 – Peace Walk from Humac to Medjugorje;

June 25 – the 37th Anniversary of Our Lady’s Apparitions;

July 2 - 7 – The 23rd International Spiritual Retreat for Priests;

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

August 1 -6 – the 29th Youth Festival;

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

September 9 – Holy Mass on Cross Mountain;

November 7 - 10 – the 19th International Spiritual Retreat for Married Couples;

November 24 – Anniversary of Fr. Slavko’s death;

December 24   – Christmas Vigil;

December 31 – New Year’s Eve Vigil Prayer

 


Medjugorje Film - Our Lady Queen Of Peace

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13XHKaF0T3g

 


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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Kardinal dr. Christoph Schonborn - Medjugorje,  31. December 2009

 

Video: Kardinal dr. Christoph Schönborn - Medjugorje, 31. December 2009


 Hodnja mira 24.06.2015.


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)