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Fr. Mihovil Kurkut at the spiritual retreat for married couples: Too often we have little gods

The 22nd International Spiritual Retreat for Married Couples is taking place in Medjugorje. It started today (November 8, 2023) with the registration of about 200 participants from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, the USA, the Netherlands, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Italy, Latvia, Hungary, Poland, and Ukraine. (PHOTO)

Objavljeno: 09.11.2023.

Statistics for October, 2023.

Number of Holy Communions: 225 000           

Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 5058 (163 per day)

Objavljeno: 02.11.2023.

A Time of Grace: Mary’s Meals gathers from 6-8th October 2023 for Annual Family Pilgrimage

Initiated by Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow, the charity’s founder and global chief executive, and his wife Julie, the pilgrimage was welcomed as an excellent opportunity for volunteers, staff, associates, and friends of the movement to unite in prayer and reflection.

Objavljeno: 19.10.2023.

Statistics for September, 2023.


Number of Holy Communions:  225 000

Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 5587  (186 per day)


Objavljeno: 01.10.2023.

Statistics for August, 2023.


Number of Holy Communions:  225 000

Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 5297  (170 per day)


Objavljeno: 01.09.2023.

PHOTO: Two Medjugorje prayer meetings for peace were held in Ukraine

From August 22 to 25, 2023, two Medjugorje prayer meetings for peace in Ukraine took place; two tender hugs full of love from the Heavenly Mother of all Ukraine. Words were heard from all sides: "Now, not only spiritually, but also physically, Medjugorje has come to us."

Objavljeno: 31.08.2023.

Change od the timetable of the prayer program in Medjugorje

As of Friday, September 1, the schedule of the prayer program in Medjugorje is changing. The evening prayer program begins with the Rosary at 5 p.m., and the Holy Mass is at 6 p.m. The prayer of the Rosary on Apparition Hill will be on Sundays at 2 p.m., and the Stations of the Cross on Cross Mountain on Fridays at 2 p.m.

Objavljeno: 28.08.2023.

Fr. Miljenko Šteko, OFM, the first winner of this year''s International Peace Prize "Pope Paul VI" in the shrine of the Queen of Peace on Monte Scalambra in Italy

Fr. Miljenko, as a religious, wanted to receive and dedicate the award to the Franciscan Province of Herzegovina, whose member he is, and to dedicate it also to all the friars who have been pastorally active and who serve in the parish of Medjugorje

Objavljeno: 23.08.2023.

Archbishop Cavalli celebrated Holy Mass for Archbishop Hoser’s death anniversary

Today (August 13) se commemorate the second anniversary of the death of Archbishop Henryk Hoser, the first Apostolic Visitor with a special role for the parish of Medjugorje. The memorial mass for his predecessor was celebrated by the current Apostolic Visitor with a special role for the parish of Medjugorje, Archbishop Aldo Cavalli, who was concelebrated by the parish priest of Medjugorje, Fr. Zenon Hanas and 64 other priests.

Objavljeno: 14.08.2023.

The first bilingual Conference "Mary Queen of Peace" in Miami

The center is organizing the first bilingual Conference "Mary Queen of Peace" to be held on November 18 and 19, 2023 in Miami, in English and Spanish.

Objavljeno: 10.08.2023.

Statistics for July, 2022

Number of Holy Communions: 250 000


Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 7646 (246 per day)

Objavljeno: 03.08.2023.

The 34th Youth Festival ended with a Holy Mass on Cross Mountain

''Let our decision after this Youth Festival be that we want to live with God. May our heart always yearn for God, may our eyes be always turned towards heaven, to the Kingdom of Heaven. And may our heavenly mother, the Queen of Peace, help us achieve that Kingdom,'' said Fr. Zvonimir Pavičić in his homily, and in the course of the morning the young people came down from Cross Mountain with song and prayer on their lips, announcing their arrival at the next Youth Festival.

Objavljeno: 31.07.2023.

Bishop Palić at the Youth Festival: Live without fear, live joyfully with the awareness that Jesus is following you

"Go, dear young people, into the world, to your countries, to your families and parish communities and give them what you have received here," said Bishop Palić before giving his blessing at the end of the evening.

Objavljeno: 30.07.2023.

Fr. Zvonimir Pavičić: Live with Christ and at the end of your life be victorious

"I have said many times without fear or apprehension that I am a faithful, a Catholic, and that I thank dear God and my family for everything He has done in my life. So don't be afraid to witness your faith, because God is there. Whenever you come in front of an obstacle, in front of a wall, God is there and will not leave us,'' Zlatko Dalic said to the young people at the beginning of his testimony at the 34th Youth Festival.

Objavljeno: 29.07.2023.

Fr. Jozo Grbeš: If we choose Jesus, we will choose the only thing that makes sense

"The war does not allow me to be with you in these days of grace in Medjugorje. I want to thank the Mother of God for taking care of the Ukrainian people, who last year were gifted with rosaries from our Mother through you young people, which you collected during last year's youth festival and then we took them all to Ukraine,'' said Jan Sobilo, among other things, inviting all to continue collecting rosaries for Ukrainians this year.

Objavljeno: 28.07.2023.