Celebration of the Feast of St. Francis

date: 02.10.2013.

The Feast of St. Francis, the founder of the Franciscan Order will solemnly be celebrated in Medjugorje on Friday, October 4 with Holy Masses at 7.30 and 8 a.m. and at 6 p.m. Holy Mass at 8 a.m. is specially for members of the Third Order of St. Francis. The traditional solemn service of “Memoria Transitus”, will take place after the evening Holy Mass on the eve of this feast, on October 3, 2013. Numerous pilgrims who arrived from Austria, Germany, Switzerland, England, Ireland, the United States, Canada, Denmark, Italy, France, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Mexico, Brazil, Vietnam and Lebanon are preparing for this feast with Three-day Prayer programme that began on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Rosary is at 5 p.m. and Holy Mass is at 6 p.m. Parish office invites all parishioners for these prayer meetings, especially all those belonging to the Franciscan family: Franciscan School Sisters, members of the Third Order and the Franciscan Youth.