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Nuncio Pezzuto: Bishops need to be engaged in organising pilgrimages to Medjugorje

MSGR. Hoser: The first reaction and the first thing I have to say is that bishops, archbishops and cardinals from Rome and other places, were at first surprised. They discovered an unknown reality that was often hidden. They were very moved, sensitised by the atmosphere that was at the Youth Festival, by the enthusiasm and joy shown by the young people. (PHOTO)

Objavljeno: 16.08.2019.

Archbishop Rino Fisichella: Let us not stop before the challenges and worries of this life

Archbishop Rino Fisichella celebrated Holy Mass with 714 priests concelebrating and there were 2.856.000 live stream followers, with hundreds of thousands of those who watched live broadcasting on TV networks. (PHOTO)

Objavljeno: 06.08.2019.

Cardinal Vinko Puljić: Never cease praying, for prayer is the wonderful communion with God

At the beginning of Holy Mass, Fr. Marinko Sakota, OFM, thanked Cardinal of Vrhbosna Vinko Puljic, for his coming here and expressed his great joy as our shepherd from Bosnia and Herzegovina joined us here.

“Your Most Reverend Eminence, I know how long you have waited for this moments and how you longed to be with us in Medjugorje. I know how much you were with us and sympathised with us in these years”, said Fr. Marinko. (PHOTO)

Objavljeno: 05.08.2019.

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn: Church gratefully acknowledges what so many people experience in Medjugorje

I am already looking forward to being able to come to Medjugorje for the next Mladifest, if God wills it. Pray for Pope Francis, to whom we owe so much.


Objavljeno: 05.08.2019.

Mons. Hoser in Medjugorje: This is the world of the spirit, the world of the encounter of man with God

Archbishop Henryk Hoser, the Apostolic Visitor for the parish of Medjugorje celebrated on the third day of the Youth Festival the evening Holy Mass with 689 priests concelebrating. There were 2.258.400 live-stream followers through the providers of Information Centre Mir Medjugorje from all over the world. (PHOTO)

Objavljeno: 04.08.2019.

Archbishop Luigi Pezzuto: God says to each one of us "Follow me"

The Apostolic Nuncio to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Archbishop Luigi Pezzuto, was the main celebrant on the second day of the Youth Festival, with 678 priests concelebrating and more than 1.996.700 live-stream viewers from all over the world. (PHOTO)


Objavljeno: 03.08.2019.

Cardinal De Donatis at the opening of the Youth Festival: I am bringing you the warm greetings and blessings of the Holy Father

The jubilee 30th Youth Festival began with the Holy Mass celebrated by Cardinal Angelo de Donatis, General Vicar of Rome, with 620 Archbishops, bishops and priests concelebrating. Dozens of thousands of youth were gathered here and there were 1.747.100 live-stream viewers all over the world, never as many as on this day. (PHOTO)

Objavljeno: 02.08.2019.

Statistics for July, 2019.


Number of Holy Communions:  170 000

Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 6397  (206 per day)

Objavljeno: 01.08.2019.

Press conference to be held in Medjugorje prior to the Youth Festival

Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, Vicar General of Rome, will be the main celebrant of the opening Holy Mass on Thursday, August 1, while the closing Holy Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Rino Fisichella, the President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelisation.

Objavljeno: 30.07.2019.

St. James, patron of the parish, celebrated in Medjugorje

On the Feast of St. James the Apostle, July 25, patron of Medjugorje parish, solemn Holy Mass was at 11 am in the garden in the vicinity of the church. The procession with the statute of St. James followed from the church to the garden, and the Apostolic Visitor for Medjugorje parish, Henryk Hoser, was the main celebrant of this Holy Mass. He said that the parishioners of Medjugorje parish have the great responsibility for hospitality and help for all those who come to Medjugorje and seek for the source of God’s grace. (PHOTO)


Objavljeno: 27.07.2019.

Golden Jubilee celebration

The Apostolic Nuncio to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Archbishop Luigi Pezzuto was the main celebrant of the evening Holy Mass on July 24, when five Franciscans from Herzegovina Franciscan Province, Fr. Ivan Dugandžić, Fr. Tomislav Pervan, Fr. Ante Kutleša, serving in Međugorje, and Fr. Vitomir Musa serving in Široki Brijeg and Fr. Ante Leko in Posušje, celebrated their golden jubilee of priesthood. (PHOTO)


Objavljeno: 27.07.2019.

Celebration of St. James’ Feast, patron saint of Medjugorje parish

On Thursday, July 25, we will celebrate the Feast of St. James the Great, patron saint of Medjugorje parish. Holy Masses are going to be celebrated at 7, 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. while the central celebration will be at 11 a.m. in the Garden opposite to the ruins of the old church.

The procession with the statue of St. James will begin at 10.45 a.m. and parishioners of Vionica will have the honour to carry the statue this year.

Objavljeno: 24.07.2019.

Cardinal Angelo De Donatis will open the Youth Festival and the Archbishop Rino Fisichella closes the 30th Youth Festival

Mons. Fisichella will also give catechesis to the youth, as well as the former General Minister of the Order of Friars Minor, Archbishop Jose Rodriguez Carballo, current Secretary for the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life; Archbishop Luigi Pezzuto, Apostolic Nuncio to Bosnia and Herzegovina; Mons. Dominique Rey, Bishop of Toulun in France; Cardinal Antonio Canizares Llovera, Archbishop of Valencia, Italy; Mons. Vlado Košić, Bishop of Sisak, Croatia; Cardinal Vinko Puljić, Archbishop of Vrhbosna and Mons. Henryk Hoser, the Apostolic Visitor for the parish of Medjugorje.


Objavljeno: 23.07.2019.

Golden Jubilee of Fr. Ivan Dugandžić, Fr. Tomislav Pervan and Fr. Ante Kutleša

Three Franciscans serving in the parish of Medjugorje: Fr. Ivan Dugandžić, Fr. Tomislav Pervan and Fr. Ante Kutleša, will celebrate their Golden Jubilee of priesthood ordination on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in the parish church.

The Apostolic Nuncio to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mons. Luigi Pezzuto, will be the main celebrant

Objavljeno: 23.07.2019.

We present you the album of Mario Zovko „Ave Maria Sacred Arias“

New album of Mario Zovko „Ave Maria Sacred Arias“ is now available in the souvenir shop of the Information Centre Mir Medjugorje, the first album of this author produced since 2007. This project was developed for two years and Zovko is the author of orchestra arrangements and production, vocals were recorded with his old friend Fr. Gordan Bozic, all mentored by another one of his old and good friends, maestro Fr. Dragan Filipovic, while the members of the female vocal group Draca sing as back vocals.


Objavljeno: 12.07.2019.