Holy Week and Easter in Medjugorje

date: 09.04.2017.

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (April 10- 12, 2017): Holy Masses in Croatian language are according to the regular schedule at 7.30 a.m. and at 6 p.m. Confessions shall take place before the morning Mass and in the afternoon from 4.30 p.m. As all priests participate during the Holy Triduum in the services, confessions shall finish half an hour prior to the beginning of the services.  


Holy Thursday, April 13– There will be no services in the morning in the parish church. The Rosary will be at 5 p.m. and solemn Holy Mass at 6 p.m., when we celebrate the Institution of the Supper of Lord. After Holy Mass, all faithful shall have the opportunity for silent Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until midnight. Confessions shall take place from 4 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. 

Good Friday, April 14–There will be no Holy Mass or service in the morning. The Way of the Cross for parishioners and Croatian pilgrims will be at 11 a.m. on Cross Mountain. The Rosary will be at 5 p.m. The service of Good Friday and service of the Passion of Our Lord shall take place at 6 p.m. On this day all faithful are encouraged to meditate on the Passion, Death and Burial of our Lord. Good Friday is a day of strict fasting. As per tradition, all alms collected on Good Friday are intended for Holy Land. Confession shall take place from 4 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. 

Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil, April 15– Holy Saturday is a day of fasting and prayer at the grave of our Lord. There will be no service in the morning in the church.  The Rosary shall take place at 8 p.m. in the parish church and the Easter Vigil begins at 9 p.m. Confession shall take place from 7.30 - 8.30 p.m. The prayer programme will be broadcasted live on Radio Mir.

Easter Sunday, April 16, Sunday of Resurrection of Our Lord- Holy Mass in Croatian will be at 7, 8 and 11 a.m. and at 6 p.m, while in the local churches in Vionica, Miletina and Surmanci, Holy Masses will be at 10 a.m. The Holy Mass for students at 9.30 a.m. is not going to take place this Sunday.