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The Press Conference of the Special Envoy of the Holy See, Mons. Henryk Hoser

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 4 pm, an hour-long press conference of the Special Envoy of the Holy See for Medjugorje, Dr. Henryk Hoser, was held in the Hall of St. John Paul II. Even though there were about fifty journalists registered, the interest for this event was much greater.  (photos)

Objavljeno: 08.04.2017.

Palm Sunday – Sunday of the Passion of our Lord

The long tradition of Mostar Duvno Diocese says that the whole week from the 5th Sunday of the Lent, until the Palm Sunday is offered for the prayer to prevent curses and blasphemous language in our people. All parishioners and pilgrims are invited to offer their prayer intentions, especially the Way of the Cross on Friday and to present those to the Lord as the atonement for all the pain He receives through slandering and blasphemous language.

Objavljeno: 07.04.2017.

Welcoming words of Medjugorje parish priest, Fr. Marinko Sakota, given to Archbishop Hoser at the Holy Mass on April 1, 2017 in Medjugorje

Highly respected and dear Archbishop Henryk Hoser!

My words are too small to express how I feel ever since February 11, 2017, Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, when our dear Holy Father Francis appointed you as his personal Envoy for Medjugorje.

Objavljeno: 05.04.2017.

Mons. Henryk Hoser’s biography, the Special Envoy of the Holy See for Medjugorje

Mons. Henryk Hoser was born on November, 27, 1942 in Warsaw. He is a member of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallottines) and at the moment he is Bishop of Warsaw Praga. He studied medicine in his youth and worked as a doctor and assistant lecturer at the Academy of Medicine.

Objavljeno: 05.04.2017.

The homily of Archbishop Hoser (the Special Envoy of the Holy See) in Medjugorje, on April 1st, 2017

Dear brothers and sisters, I will speak in French, excuse me, for I have not yet learned the beautiful Croatian language!

We have gathered around the altar on the 5th Sunday of Lent. We have two more weeks from the Easter, and in a week time, it will be Palm Sunday, and in two weeks we are going to celebrate, at the end of Holy Week, the greatest Christian Feast Day - the Feast of the Resurrection. (photos)

Objavljeno: 03.04.2017.

Statistics for March, 2017.

Number of Holy Communions:  70 300

Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 1475 (47 per day)

Objavljeno: 01.04.2017.


The office of Apostolic Nuncio for Bosnia and Herzegovina released information on March 31, 2017 that the Special Envoy of the Holy See for the parish of Medjugorje “shall have press meeting on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 4 pm, with the respected representatives of the press, in the Hall of St. John Paul II, in the vicinity of the parish church in Medjugorje.” (kta)


Objavljeno: 01.04.2017.

Parents of children who will receive the sacraments of the Holy Communion and of the Holy Confirmation for the first time came to Medjugorje on a pilgrimage

Parish of St. Philip and James organised also this year a pilgrimage to Medjugorje for parents of children who will receive the sacraments of the Holy Communion and of the Holy Confirmation for the first time. This pilgrimage was held from March 24 -26, 2017.

Objavljeno: 31.03.2017.

The Special Envoy of the Holy See arrived to Medjugorje

After arriving to Sarajevo and paying visit to Mostar, the Special Envoy of the Holy See for the parish of Medjugorje, mons. Henryk Hoser, arrived to Medjugorje in the company of the Provincial of Herzegovina Neretva Province, Fr. Miljenko Steko. On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 29, he was welcomed by Fr. Marinko Sakota, the parish priest, brothers Franciscans, Franciscan School Sisters werving in Medjugorje and gathered parishioners and pilgrims. (foto)

Objavljeno: 30.03.2017.

The words of Special Envoy of the Holy See given to the parish of Medjugorje

Mons. Henryk Hoser, Special Envoy of the Holy See for Medjugorje, on the occasion of his arrival to Medjugorje, in the church of St. James said to all gathered:

Objavljeno: 30.03.2017.

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR FOR A LIFE to be held in Medjugorje from May 24-27, 2017

The theme of the seminar is:

"That your love may increase ever more" (Phil 1:9)

In Our Lady's school

With the Mother of Life this seminar is intended for doctors and medical stuff, for those who defend life; it is prayer for those who have lost a child; for those who have been wounded by abortion or miscarriage; for spouses who long for a child, for pro-life activists; for victims of domestic violence, single parents, pregnant women…

Objavljeno: 29.03.2017.

Youth from Kocerin walked to Medjugorje

On the feast of the Annunciation, Saturday, March 25, around 80 young people from the parish of Kocerin walked to Medjugorje. The pilgrimage was filled with the prayer, joy and communion. They departed around 8 am, and arrived to Medjugorje around 4 pm. YouFra Kocerin organises each year their pilgrimage to Medjugorje.

Objavljeno: 29.03.2017.

Associate of the Polish Informative Catholic Agency in Medjugorje

Polish people as a nation has special devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and many of their pilgrims come to Medjugorje. Jakub Kubica, journalist from Poland was in Medjugorje recently, and he works as the associate of the Polish Informative Catholic Agency. The purpose of his trip here was to visit Medjugorje and to bring impressions to Polish people, prior to the coming of Holy Father’s Special Envoy, Archbishop Hoser. 

Objavljeno: 29.03.2017.

Pilgrimage of graduate students of the Catholic School Centre “St. Joseph” from Sarajevo

Graduate students of the Catholic School Centre «St. Joseph», came to Medjugorje on a pilgrimage on March 22, 2017. This trip was on an occasion of their annual trip when they visit various places in Herzegovina, and according to their statements - they were all thrilled by Medjugorje. They visited community Cenacolo and spent some time around the church of St. james.

Objavljeno: 23.03.2017.

150th pilgrimage to Medjugorje

Mary Fernandez, 56 years old pilgrim from Miami, came to Medjugorje in 1988 for the first time. She is a pilgrim who tirelessly lives messages of Our Lady, and this is her 150th trip to this place of prayer and peace. Mary gave interview to radio Mir Medjugorje and said how her husband knew about Medjugorje before she did, but they never discussed that: „I read a book and learned about Medjugorje in it and I felt I should come here.

Objavljeno: 22.03.2017.