Fr. Karlo Lovric, OFM, the parish assistant in the parish of Medjugorje since May 2005, shall celebrate on Monday, July 23, at 11 am in the church of St. James, his 50th Anniversary since he had his first Holy Mass - his Golden Jubilee. After Holy Mass, the celebration will continue in the Hall of John Paul II. He would be really pleased if his elderly and sick people, that he visits and confesses on regular basis, would be somehow brought to this event. Radio Mir Medjugorje will be broadcasting this celebration.
On May 31, 2018, the Holy Father appointed Archbishop Henryk Hoser, former Special Envoy of the Holy See as the Apostolic Visitor with a special role for the parish of Medjugorje.
On Wednesday, July 25, we will celebrate the Feast of St. James, patron saint of Medjugorje parish. Medjugorje parish was founded in 1892, and consecrated to St. James, patron saint of pilgrims. This parish was equal to all others in Herzegovina up to June 25, 1981, when Medjugorje and church of St. James became the place of gathering of millions of pilgrims from all over the world.
The 23rd International Spritual Retreat for Priests finished in Medjugorje on July 7, with the Holy Mass at 11 am and more than 300 participants from 24 countries gathered for this event. (photos)
Mary's Meals, the international humanitarian organisation is opening the new centre and facilities in the recycled cargo container. Their facilities are in the style of the African classroom with photos that show work of Mary’s Meals throughout the world. They give information on the issue of the hunger in the world and simple solution they offer for its solution. (photos)
Female vocal group «Mir» from Medjugorje, won the first prize of the audience at the 17th International contest of vocal groups held in Perast in Montenegro last weekend. (photos)
The 23rd International Spritual Retreat for Priests began in Medjugorje on July 2, with the evening prayer programme and more than 300 participants from 24 countries:(photos)
Humanitarian Association “Mary’s Hands” was founded in July 2016, in Medjugorje, with the purpose of helping to the poor and all those in need of help. Prior to establishment of the Association, these members were active in Medjugorje for three years in office for those in need. Their activities are response to the words of the Queen of Peace:
Children from Romania are in Medjugorje at the moment. This is something initiated by Luchian Omania from Romania with his friends, and for four years now, they are providing money for the trip to Medjugorje. Owners of some of the hotels from the parish are providing them accommodation and food and drinks.
On Monday, June 25th, the solemn celebration of the 37th Anniversary of Our Lady’s Apparitions was held in Medjugorje with many pilgrims participating. Apart from all those pilgrims that came from ... (photos)
Number of Holy Communions: 186 000
Number of priests that concelebrated at Holy Masses: 4121 (137 per day)
THE 23rd INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL RETREAT FOR PRIESTS
to be held in Medjugorje from July 2-7, 2018
The theme is:
Living on the Word of God
“Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures” (Lk 24:45)
"In Our Lady's School"
Holy Mass in Croatian language will be celebrated at 1 p.m. every day from July 1 to August 31, except on Sundays and on feasts.
We are reminding that the summer timetable of the prayer programme is in force since June 1st and will be in force until September 1, 2018.
The visionary Ivanka Ivankovic-Elez had her regular annual apparition on June 25th 2018.
At her last daily apparition on May 7, 1985, Our Lady confided to Ivanka the 10th secret and told her that she would have an apparition once a year on the anniversary of the apparitions. It was that way also this year.
This year, for the occasion of the 37th Anniversary of Our Lady’s apparitions, on Sunday, June 24, besides many faithful from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, there were registered groups from Italy, the United States, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine, Austria, Canada, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Albania, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Moldavia, Russia, Spain, Lebanon, Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, Romania, Lithuania, Guatemala, Bolivia, China, Korea, Hungary, Columbia, Latvia, Hong Kong, Belarus and Reunion. (foto)