On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the Medjugorje seminar was held in Knock. It is being organized by the Irish Council for Medjugorje, which has existed for 35 years and whose main mission is to spread the messages of the Queen of Peace.
The Holy Mass was presided over by the bishop of the Diocese of Rancagua in Chile, Msgr. Guillermo Vera Soto, at which Fr. Danko Perutina concelebrated, and this is how the two-day spiritual exercises for priests ended and the 1st National Congress of the Queen of Peace in Chile began. It was held in the city of San Francisco de Mostazal in the Diocese of Rancagua, about 60 km south of Santiago.
The next spiritual retreat for married couples in Medjugorje will take place from November 8 to 11, 2023 under the motto: "Behold my mother and my brothers!" (Mt 12: 49) PHOTO
Number of Holy Communions: 200 000
Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 4361 ( 140 per day)
The 34th Youth Festival will be held in Medjugorje from July 26 to 30, 2023, and the theme of Mladifest, as well as of all international spiritual renewals in Medjugorje next year, is taken from Matthew's Gospel: "Here are my mother and my brothers!" (Mt 12, 49).
Number of Holy Communions: 200 000
Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 4738 (157 per day)
The congress has an international level, and will be held in Croatian and Italian languages. In addition to the prayer program, there will be a total of 23 presentations on various topics related to Medjugorje.
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The Great Church of Saint James (Our Lady of Medjugorje) is located in the city of Talisay under the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Diocese of Bacolod, which is headed by Bishop Mons. Patricio Buzon. And this church, like the original one in Medjugorje, was entrusted to the administration of the Order of Friars Minor through the Custody of St. Anthony of Padua - Philippines, and the church was opened today on the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Our Lady.
Number of Holy Communions: 325 000
Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 7431 ( 239 per day)
As of Thursday, September 1, 2022, the schedule of the evening prayer programme is changing. The evening prayer programme begins with the Rosary at 5 p.m., and the Holy Mass at 6 p.m. The prayer of the Rosary on Apparition Hill will be on Sundays at 2 p.m., and the Stations of the Cross on Cross Mountain on Fridays at 2 p.m. the Adoration of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar will take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 7 to 8 p.m. Veneration of the Cross will be on Fridays from 7 to 8 p.m.
The previous parish priest Fr. Marinko Šakota told everyone to thank the Lord and Mother Mary for the new parish priest and at the end he thanked the Lord, Our Lady and the parishioners for everything that happened during all these years, and asked for forgiveness if he had hurt anyone. (PHOTO)
"Our parish priest Fr. Marinko will soon leave the parish of Međugorje, in order to continue his mission in another parish. Fr. Marinko, on behalf of the Holy Father, whose ambassador I am and in the name of all of you, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything you have done here with your love, knowledge and wisdom. May the Lord Jesus always accompany you, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, the Queen of Peace, always intercede for you. Thank you, Fr. Marinko, thank you. Thank you very much", Archbishop Cavalli said. (PHOTO)
Young people from around 70 countries of the world from all the continents participated at this year's Youth Festival in Medjugorje. During the past six days, young people from all over the world celebrated Holy Masses in Medjugorje, listened to catechesis and lectures, as well as numerous powerful testimonies, prayed on Apparition Hill and Cross Mountain, confessed in this confessional of the world... (PHOTO)
"The Lord showed Peter, John and Jacob his reality, but also their future, through his transfiguration. When you return to your homes, families, schools and colleges, workplaces, let it be seen that your encounter with Jesus Christ has transformed you too. Let us be transformed by every Eucharist, every encounter with Him.'' (PHOTO)