Christmas is about to be solemnly celebrated in Medjugorje, as it is mostly appropriate for the most joyful Catholic solemnity The evening prayer programme will begin at 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve with Rosary and Holy Mass will be at 6 p.m. All priests from Medjugorje parish will concelebrate in that Holy Mass. After the evening Holy Mass, community Cenacolo will have their live performance of Nativity Scene. It will take place outside the parish church of St. James’. The Christmas Vigil will begin at 10 p.m. and will be continued with Midnight Holy Mass.
Holy Masses in Croatian language on Christmas will be at 7, 8 and 11 a.m. and at 6 p.m. There will not be whole – night adoration that usually takes place every 25th in the month, nor we will pray Rosary on Apparition Hill that takes place every Sunday.
On Monday, December 26th, we will celebrate feast of St. Steven, the first martyr and Holy Masses in Croatian language will be celebrated at 8 and 11 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
On Tuesday, December 27th, feast of St. John the Apostle, Holy Masses in Croatian language will be at 7.30 and 11 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
Parish of Medjugorje was preparing for Christmas by celebrating early Holy Masses at 6 a.m., and from Thursday, December 15th, with Novena to the Birth of Christ on Apparition Hill.
Early Holy Masses were transmitted through the radio “Mir” Medjugorje, and Franciscan Youth sang and played every morning.
We wish marry and blessed Christmas to all of you!