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Members of the Community „Faith and Light“ from Vinkovci visited „Mother's Village“

Members of the “Faith and Light” Community made a pilgrimage to Medjugorje on Saturday the 20th of October, 2007. Their objective was to give a presentation of the activities of the Community to the families living in this area, who experience a similar difficulty: an interactive life with a physically or mentally handicapped person.

Objavljeno: 20.10.2007.

Interview: Fr. Jose Rodriguez Carballo, Minister General of the Franciscan Order

Fr. Jose Rodriguez Carballo, Superior General of the Franciscan Order, visited Medjugorje on October 8th, 2007. He was in Herzegovina from the 7th to the 10th of October visiting the friars of the Herzegovinian Franciscan Province of the Assumption of Mary. Dragan Soldo interviewed him for Radio Mir Medjugorje.

Objavljeno: 19.10.2007.

Days of Bread – days of thanksgiving for the fruits of the earth

Days of Bread – days of thanksgiving for the fruits of the earth – are celebrated in October of each year in kindergartens, in schools and in various other educational institutions.

Objavljeno: 15.10.2007.

Basketball players in Medjugorje

With the onset of a new Basketball season, ten basketball players of the Posušje Team which competes in the First League of Bosnia and Herzegovina, made a pilgrimage to Medjugorje on Friday the 12th of October 2007. They were accompanied by Hrvoje Vlašić, their coach, and also by Miroslav Ramljak, the president of the club.

Objavljeno: 13.10.2007.

The Superior General of the Franciscan Order visits Medjugorje

Fr. Jose Rodriguez Carballo, Superior General of the Franciscan Order, visited the Herzegovinian Franciscan Province of the Assumption of Mary from the 7th to the 10th of October, 2007. On the 8th of October he visited his brother Franciscans in Medjugorje. Fr. Petar Vlašić, parish priest of Medjugorje, greeted him on behalf of the friars. Fr. General remained in friendly conversation with the brothers, and he thanked them for all their endeavours on behalf of the Croatian speaking faithful, as well as for all those who come to Medjugorje from all parts of the world seeking spiritual refreshment, peace and conversion.

Objavljeno: 12.10.2007.

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

Objavljeno: 10.10.2007.

Bishop Comiskey in Medjugorje

Mons. Brendan Oliver Comiskey, SS.CC., Bishop Emeritus of Ferns (Ireland) visited Medjugorje from the 21st to the 28th of September, 2007, together with a group of pilgrims from Ireland. From 1980 to 1984, he was Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin, and thereafter, from 1984 to 2002, he was Bishop of Ferns.

Objavljeno: 04.10.2007.

St. Francis’ “Transitus”

In a special liturgy, which is celebrated on the 3rd of October, the vigil of St. Francis’ feast, the worldwide Franciscan family celebrates the “Transitus” – the moment of Saint Francis’ passing into eternity.

Objavljeno: 03.10.2007.

A new St. Francis' statue for Medjugorje

The new statue of St. Francis acquired for Medjugorje was exposed for the first time on Monday, October 1st, during the evening prayer program at the outside altar of the parish church.

Objavljeno: 01.10.2007.

The Franciscan Minister General in Herzegovina – burial of the earthly remains of three Franciscans killed in 1945

The Franciscan Minister General, Fr. Jose Rodrigues Carballo, will visit the Herzegovinian Franciscan province of the Assumption of Mary from the 7th to the 10th of October, 2007. He will meet the friars in Tomislavgrad, Mostar, Humac, Konjic and Medjugorje. The central event will be the Canonical welcome of the General in Široki Brijeg on October 9, where he will celebrate Holy Mass in Latin at 11 o’clock.

Objavljeno: 27.09.2007.

590 km on foot, from Slovenia to Medjugorje

For Milan Čehovin from Slovenia, his 22nd visit to Medjugorje was a genuine pilgrimage: he came on foot. He started from Ilirska Bistrica on the 17th of August, and arrived in Medjugorje on the 31st of August.

Objavljeno: 26.09.2007.

Fr. Petar Vlašić, new parish priest of Medjugorje, solemnly introduced into his new duty

On Sunday, September 23rd, 2007, during the 11 o’clock Mass, the new parish priest of Medjugorje Fr. Petar Vlašić was solemnly inducted into his new pastoral duty.

According to the liturgical rite, Mons. Ratko Perić, the local bishop, gave the keys of the church and of the tabernacle to the new parish priest, who in turn publicly professed his faith in front of the faithful present. With his hand on the Bible, he promised to announce the Good News and to serve his parishioners faithfully, promising fidelity to the Catholic Church and to his bishop.

Objavljeno: 24.09.2007.

Association NADA

The association “Nada“ from Široki Brijeg, a club composed of parents from Herzegovina whose children experience difficulties in psychophysical development, visit Medjugorje regularly on pilgrimage to the Queen of Peace. In September 2007, approximately 70 parents together with their children came to Medjugorje in the company of Sister Anamarija Biško.

Objavljeno: 23.09.2007.

On bicycle from Austria

Franz Gollowitsch Jun., who together with his father has organized almost 450 pilgrimages from Austria to Medjugorje over the course of the last twenty years, cycled to Medjugorje on a personal pilgrimage in September, 2007.

Objavljeno: 22.09.2007.

A Polish company owner and his workers on pilgrimage in Medjugorje

Among the numerous pilgrim groups who came to Medjugorje, there was a group from Kierlikowka (Poland). Twenty-four workers of the ASGA factory, together with the owners of the company, Anna and Stanislaw Lukasik, visited Medjugorje from the 15th to the 23rd of September, 2007. ASGA specializes in sewing liturgical vestments and employs 32 workers.

Objavljeno: 21.09.2007.