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Youth from all over the world came to adore Jesus

“We came to adore Him” (Mt 2,2) was the title of the 16th International Youth Prayer Festival – Mladifest – which took place in Medjugorje from August 1 to 6. This encounter, which intentionally had the same title as the World Youth Day that will soon reunite young people around the Holy Father in Cologne, was one of the forms of spiritual preparation for the meeting with the Pope. (photos)

Objavljeno: 09.08.2005.

Song of the 16th Youth festival

The 16th Youth festival under the title “We came to adore Him”, which gathered together more young people then ever, began on Monday, August 1st. (photos)

Objavljeno: 02.08.2005.

Feast of the Patron Saint

On July 25, the parish Medjugorje celebrated the feast of its patron saint, St. James the Apostle.(photos)

Objavljeno: 29.07.2005.

Postage-stamp “Mladifest”.

At the occasion of the International Prayer Youth Festival – “Mladifest”, the Croatian Post Office Mostar is editing a special postage-stamp “Mladifest Medjugorje 2005”.

Objavljeno: 28.07.2005.

He came out of curiosity, he left changed

Although the International meeting of priests, which gathered together about 300 priests in Medjugorje at the beginning of July, has ended, numerous priests remained in medjugorje, making use of their holidays for a spiritual renewal.

Objavljeno: 28.07.2005.

Testimony: Mons. Geevarghese Mar Divannasios Ottathengil, bishop of the diocese Bathery (India)

Mons. Geevarghese Mar Divannasios Ottathengil (54), Indian catholic bishop of Syro-Malankara rite, bishop of the diocese Bathery from Kerala (India), was on pilgrimage in Medjugorje at the occasion of the 24th anniversary of the apparitions.

Objavljeno: 23.07.2005.

Celebration of the patron saint of the parish

On Monday, July 25, the Parish Medjugorje will celebrate St. James the Apostle, its patron saint. The celebration will begin in front of the parish church at 10.30 am, by a procession with the statue of St. James.

Objavljeno: 22.07.2005.

Members of “Sinjska Alka” in Medjugorje

On Saturday, July 16, 2005, members of the Association of the Knights of “Sinjska Alka” came on pilgrimage to Medjugorje. Mate Jukic, president of the association, accompanied by Ivan Cikara and Ivan Zorica, led this delegation. (photos)

Objavljeno: 18.07.2005.

300 priests at the school of Our Lady

From July 4 to 9, 2005, took place in Medjugorje the 10th International seminar for priests and religious (men). For this encounter in form of a retreat, about 300 priests from 26 countries of the world gathered together. (photos)

Objavljeno: 12.07.2005.

The 10th International seminar for priests has begun

The 10th International seminar for priests in form of a retreat has begun in Medjugorje on Monday, July 4th, 2005. This retreat is preached by Fr. Zvjezdan Linic, ofm, preacher of the Retreat House “Tabor” in Samobor, near Zagreb (Croatia). (photos)

Objavljeno: 07.07.2005.

A rosary from Medjugorje for a young tennis player

Fr. Branko Radoš, pastor of Medjugorje, met one of his young parishioners – the tennis player Marin Cilic.

Objavljeno: 06.07.2005.

“The Master Olof Choir” from Sweden on tour in B&H and Croatia

“The Master Olof Choir” from Stockholm, Sweden, under direction of M. Bo Tobiasson, began a tour in B&H and Croatia on Saturday, July 2, in the Parish Church in Medjugorje. The choir accompanied the Evening Mass, and after Mass gave a short concert for the faithful. The concert was broadcasted live on Radio “Mir” Medjugorje.

Objavljeno: 04.07.2005.

A new CD for the 24th anniversary of the apparitions - Songs for Adoration

For the 24th anniversary of the apparitions, the Information Center «Mir» Medjugorje published a new CD. This CD contains meditations and songs known to all those who are coming for Adoration to Medjugorje.

Objavljeno: 03.07.2005.

A new crown for Our Lady’s statue at St. James’ in Medjugorje – a testimony by Angel Maria Garcia Alvarez, architect designer

Angel Maria Garcia Alvarez (from Madrid, Spain), architect designer of the new crown offered to St. James’ in Medjugorje at the occasion of the 24th anniversary of the apparitions (also designer of the magnificent Magna Monstrance offered to the Shrine in 2001) gave a testimony about how this project came about and how it was realised.

Objavljeno: 02.07.2005.

24th anniversary of Our Lady’s apparitions in Medjugorje

The 24th anniversary of Our Lady’s apparitions was celebrated in Medjugorje and all over the world. (photos: 23. - 25. 06. 2005.)

Objavljeno: 27.06.2005.