Canon formation of Third Franciscan Order brotherhood in Medjugorje

date: 14.03.2014.

The ceremony of reception into the Third Franciscan Order as well as of the solemn vows of several members took place on the first Sunday in Lent, March 9, 2014 in the parish church of St. James. During the morning Holy Mass at 9.30 a.m. nine members of the brotherhood gave their solemn vows, two of them temporary and eighteen of them were received into the Order. Regional Minister of the Third Franciscan Order in Herzegovina, Marija Brnadic received their vows and regional spiritual assistant of the Order, Fr. Ljubo Kurtovic, confirmed those on behalf of the Church. He celebrated that Holy Mass, and Fr. Ivan Landeka Jr., the spiritual assistant of the brotherhood, concelebrated. Fr. Ivan prepared candidates for this solemn act and provided all spiritual care that was needed, with the help of Mila Culjak, regional teacher of formation. Small choir of parish of St. James, conducted by Sr. Irena Azinovic, made this celebration even more beautiful with their harmonious liturgical singing.