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The experiences of participants of the Third Meeting of Prayer Communities, Groups, Homes of Prayers, Associations united in the Coordination in the Renewal in the Holy Spirit

Snježana Ćurić from Livno is a member of the prayer community “Let us grow in the Lord”. She said that she was coming to Medjugorje as a child and now tries to come here on a pilgrimage at least three or four times a year. This is her third time to participate at the Meeting held this year from April 19-23, 2017 in Medjugorje.

Objavljeno: 24.04.2017.

Celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday in Surmanci

Branch church in Surmanci, one of the hamlets of Medjugorje parish, situated in the valley of river Neretva, was blessed on the feast of Divine Mercy, April 7, 2002 and it was consecrated to Merciful Jesus. When faithful from the area as well as pilgrims arriving to Medjugorje, found out about this little church in that village, they started to come there for Holy Masses.

Objavljeno: 24.04.2017.

1300 participants at the 3rd Meeting of Prayer Communities, Groups, Homes of Prayers, Associations united in the Coordination in the Renewal in the Holy Spirit

The third Meeting of Prayer Communities, Groups, Homes of Prayers, Associations united in the Coordination in the Renewal in the Holy Spirit was held in Medjugorje from April 19-23, with the participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina too.(photos)

Objavljeno: 23.04.2017.

Spiritual concert in Medjugorje: Prayer Communities “God’s Victory” and “Heart of Jesus” organised night of praise and worship

As a part of the Encounter of Prayer Communities, Groups, Homes of Prayers and Associations joined into the Coordination of Renewal in the Holy Spirit of Croatia, prayer communities “God’s Victory” and “Heart of Jesus” held on Saturday, April 22, after the evening Holy Mass celebrated by Fr. Damir Stojic, one-hour long prayer and worship celebration.  (photos)

 

Objavljeno: 23.04.2017.

Solemn celebration of Easter in Medjugorje

Many pilgrims gathered in Medjugorje also this year for Easter and all of them participated in the communion with parishioners in the liturgy of Easter Triduum. Pilgrims arrived from Poland, France, Belgium, India, Spain, Coast of Ivory, Germany, Austria, Korea, Italy, Ireland, Switzerland, the United States, Australia, Argentina, Belgium, England, Ukraine, Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Slovakia, India, Romania, and Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.  (photos)

Objavljeno: 16.04.2017.

THE LORD IS RISEN INDEED, ALLELUIA!

 

“Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.”

(John 20,21)

To all parishioners, pilgrims, friends, benefactors, and to all men of goodwill a

Blessed and Happy Easter!

Parish priest and the Franciscans

(photos)

 Uskrsna cestitka 2017 - fra Marinko Sakota

Objavljeno: 15.04.2017.

The 6th International Pilgrimage for Persons with Disabilities međunarodno hodočašće za osobe s invaliditetom

„That your love may increase ever more (Phil 1, 9) „In Our Lady’s School“

The 5th International Pilgrimage for Persons with Disabilities will be held in Medjugorje from June 15 – 18, 2017. Gathering and accommodation of pilgrims in homes of the parishioners shall take place on Thursday, June 15. What makes this pilgrimage more unique, it is the fact that parishioners of Medjugorje parish offer free accommodation to the participants. The Organisation Board of the Pilgrimage, along with the representatives of the local communities Medjugorje and Bijakovici, has made some decisions last year and those shall remain in force also this year, as follows:

Objavljeno: 11.04.2017.

Holy Week and Easter in Medjugorje

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (April 10- 12, 2017): Holy Masses in Croatian language are according to the regular schedule at 7.30 a.m. and at 6 p.m. Confessions shall take place before the morning Mass and in the afternoon from 4.30 p.m.

Objavljeno: 09.04.2017.

Solemn celebration of Palm Sunday in Medjugorje

Palm Sunday or the Sunday of the Passion of Our Lord traditionally is an introduction to Holy Week, as a preparation for Easter, the greatest Christian feast. As in the previous years, the liturgy of Palm Sunday began at the ruins of the old parish church. The procession began after the Gospel about the entrance of Our Lord into Jerusalem was read and the blessing of palm and olive branches followed. (photos)

Objavljeno: 09.04.2017.

Ambulance of the Order of Malta in Medjugorje began to work on Palm Sunday

The ambulance of the Order of Malta began with their activities in a new season in Medjugorje on this Palm Sunday. Their hours for urgent medicine are from 9 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. and from 3.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. They will continue to work until October 31, 2017.

Objavljeno: 09.04.2017.

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.  (photos)

Objavljeno: 08.04.2017.

Palm Sunday – Sunday of the Passion of our Lord

The long tradition of Mostar Duvno Diocese says that the whole week from the 5th Sunday of the Lent, until the Palm Sunday is offered for the prayer to prevent curses and blasphemous language in our people. All parishioners and pilgrims are invited to offer their prayer intentions, especially the Way of the Cross on Friday and to present those to the Lord as the atonement for all the pain He receives through slandering and blasphemous language.

Objavljeno: 07.04.2017.

Welcoming words of Medjugorje parish priest, Fr. Marinko Sakota, given to Archbishop Hoser at the Holy Mass on April 1, 2017 in Medjugorje

Highly respected and dear Archbishop Henryk Hoser!

My words are too small to express how I feel ever since February 11, 2017, Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, when our dear Holy Father Francis appointed you as his personal Envoy for Medjugorje.

Objavljeno: 05.04.2017.

Mons. Henryk Hoser’s biography, the Special Envoy of the Holy See for Medjugorje

Mons. Henryk Hoser was born on November, 27, 1942 in Warsaw. He is a member of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallottines) and at the moment he is Bishop of Warsaw Praga. He studied medicine in his youth and worked as a doctor and assistant lecturer at the Academy of Medicine.

Objavljeno: 05.04.2017.

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. (photos)

Objavljeno: 03.04.2017.