Death anniversary of Fr. Petar Vlašić

date: 06.11.2017.

On November 8, we will commemorate the fifth death anniversary of Fr. Petar Vlasic, former parish priest of Medjugorje. Fr. Petar was born on July 19, 1938, in Sovici, parish of Gorica and was ordained as a priest on November 11, 1966. He performed various duties while being religious and a priest. He was a guardian of the Monastery in Mostar, as well as the member of the Herzegovina Franciscan Province’s Seat, and he served as an assistant parish priest and a parish priest in ten parishes of our Province. He served in Medjugorje since 1999, and was appointed as a parish priest in 2007, and remained at this function until his death. He radiated with goodness, simplicity and human gentleness, even in the difficult days of his severe illness. He was buried at Kovacica graveyard on November 9, 2012, just behind the parish church of St. James.