The Chinese online conference is to take part on October 30, 2021, with much music and videos, and the Conference shall be held on October 30, 2021 from 10 am to 5 pm local time, continuing with the evening prayer programme from St. James’. The Conference will offer lectures, testimonies, hymns of Medjugorje and speakers would be bishops, priests, witnesses of Medjugorje, pilgrims. Attached is the detailed programme.
After celebrating his 50 years of priesthood in the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Sarajevo in September 2021, the former Apostolic Nuncio to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Archbishop Msgr. Luigi Pezzuto also celebrated his golden jubilee in Medjugorje with a Mass of Thanksgiving (October 10, 2021), and there were in concelebration Msgr. Petar Palić, Bishop of Mostar-Duvanj and Administrator of Trebinje-Mrkanj, Msgr. Guido Gallese, Bishop of the Diocese of Alessandria della Paglia in Italy, Provincial of the Herzegovina Franciscan Province Fr. Miljenko Šteko, Vicar of the Herzegovina Franciscan Province Fr. Iko Skoko, Medjugorje Parish priest Fr. Marinko Šakota and 29 other priests. (FOTO)
The Conference is being prepared and those who would be speaking are: Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Luigi Pezzuto, Auxiliary Bishop of Hong Kong Joseph Ha Chi-Shing, the Provincial of Herzegovina Franciscan Province Fr. Miljenko Šteko, Fr. Danko Perutina, etc.
After he celebrated this event in the Cathedral of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Sarajevo in September, Archbishop Pezzuto would celebrate his jubilee in Medjugorje with Holy Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday, October 10 at 6 pm.
Number of Holy Communions: 117 000
Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 3201 (106 per day)
The Conference shall be held on October 30, 2021 from 10 am to 5 pm local time. The programme includes the catechesis, testimonies and Medjugorje hymns, while the speakers would be bishops, priests, pilgrims...
“Blessed are we for having the cross and the final battle in the world shall be against the cross. When the cross is removed, then Jesus is lost, and while the cross stands upright, Christ is winning and your task is never to be ashamed of the cross”, said Fr. Goran and he gave the examples of Cardinal Stefan Wiszynski and Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac, and many other bishops from the communist countries who stood against the communism regime and did not want to renounce the cross at all.
Just six years after reaching the major milestone of feeding one million children each day, Mary’s Meals announces an even more incredible achievement.
Number of Holy Communions: 142 000
Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 4541 (146 per day)
On Wednesday, September 1, the timetable of the evening prayer programme is changing in Medjugorje. Prayer of Rosary as of September 1 shall begin at 5 pm, while the Holy Mass shall be at 6 pm. After the Holy Mass, the ordinary daily programme shall follow. The Eucharistic Adoration shall be on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 7-8 pm, and Devotion of the Way of the Cross on Cross Mountain shall be on Fridays at 2 pm, and Rosary on Apparition Hill shall also be at 2 pm on Sundays.
Holy Mass was celebrated by the Apostolic Nuncio to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Archbishop Luigi Pezzuto in concelebration with bishop of Mostar Duvno Diocese, Petar Palic, Arcbishop of Vrhbosna Vinko Puljic and another two bishops and 95 priests, among whom were the Provincial of Herzegovinian Franciscan Province Fr. Miljenko Steko, Medjugorje parish priest Fr. Marinko Sakota and personal secretary of Archbishop Hoser, Fr. Perica Ostojic. (PHOTO)
Pope Francis also sent the letter with expression of condolences and Christian hope, thanking Archbishop Hoser for all he did for the Church. During the funeral ceremony condolences were expressed by many including the President of the Polish Episcopal Conference, Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki, Msgr. TomoVuksic gave a farewell speech on behalf of Episcopal Conference of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
This broadcasting would be available at the frequency of Radio Mir Medjugorje, our web site and livestreaming (www.medjugorje.hr), and YouTube channels Media Mir Medjugorje, and translation would be organised in 10 languages.
Funeral Holy Mass for Msgr. Henryk Hoser will be served on Friday, August 20 at 12 pm in the Cathedral of Warsaw Praga Diocese, led by Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz, Archbishop of Warsaw. The funeral service will follow after Holy Mass when his body will be laid in the crypt of the Warsaw Praga cathedral and homily will be given by Archbishop Tadeusz Wojda.
''Therefore, as a shepherd and representative of the Church in this country, where the providence desired to express such a special presence of the supernatural, I feel it is my duty to encourage you, especially the youth, to the fervour and devotion of witnessing the Christ to the world, above all in the Christian communities where you belong to”, said Archbishop Pezzuto and asked of us once more to direct the gaze to Mary. (PHOTO)