date: 14.09.2012.

The 13th international seminar for married couples will be held in Medjugorje from the 19 to 22 September 2012

The seminar topic is:

''Contemporary moral challenges to marriage''


Wednesday, September 19, 2012

1 pm – Registration of the participants


4 pm – Introduction to the seminar


5 pm – Evening Prayer Program in the church (Rosary, Holy Mass)


9 pm – Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Thursday, September 20, 2012

9 am – Morning Prayer


9:30 am – Lecture, sharing


12 pm – Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in silence


3 pm – Lecture, sharing


5 pm – Evening Prayer Program in the church (Rosary, Holy Mass, Adoration)

Friday, September 21, 2012

6.30 am – Prayer on Cross Mountain


10:00 am – Lecture, sharing


12 pm – Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in silence


2 pm – Lecture, sharing


4 pm – Preparation for confession


5 pm – Evening Prayer Program in the church (Rosary, Holy Mass, Veneration of the Cross)

Saturday, September 22, 2012

8 am     Prayer on Apparition Hill


11. 00 Final Holy mass

The seminar coordinator is Friar Miljenko Šteko

The lecturer is Tonči Matulić was born in 1966.

He is a full professor of moral theology and the social teachings of the Church at the Catholic Theological Faculty (KBF) of the University of Zagreb. He studied theology in Split and Zagreb and was ordained as a priest in 1992. He received a Master's degree in moral theology from the Academia Alphonsiana of the Pontifical Lateran University in 1995 and a PhD in moral theology from the same institution in 1998.  He has also completed studies in the field of bioethics at the Institute of Bioethics of the Agostino Gemelli University Polyclinic in Rome, at the Joseph and Rose Kennedy Institute of Ethics of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., at the Pontifical Institute for the Study of Matrimony and the Family of the Pontifical Lateran University, and at the Institute of Bioethics.


He teaches the following courses: Basic Moral Theology II (KBF); Bioethics, Sexual and Marital Morality (KBF); Social Teaching of the Church II (KBF); Basic Moral Theology (Catechist Institute – KI) and Special Moral Theology (KI). He has participated for several years in public discussions on the challenges of bioethics. In his scientific research he develops and promotes a critical awareness on the importance of and the need for an interdisciplinary dialogue in resolving the pressing challenges of bioethics.




The seminar will be held in the hall behind the church. Participation per couple for the seminar is 40 €. Reservations may be made via email:


, or fax on the number:

 +387 36 651 999 

(for Marija Dugandžić). The number of participants is limited due to space constraints, therefore we kindly ask that you send your registrations as soon as possible. Similarly we ask that all couples, seminar participants organise accommodation in Međugorje for themselves.

For the purpose of the seminar organization and your safety, please consider yourself as registered for seminar only when you receive our written confirmation. If you did not receive our reply, it means that we have not received your application and that you are not registered, because you forwarded your e-mail to a wrong address or you have got a virus which blocks your e-mails automatically. Consequently, you may consider yourself as registered for the seminar only if you received a positive response.