The 28th International Youth Prayer Meeting in Medjugorje – Youth Festival, is going to be held from August 1 to August 6, 2017. The programme will be made of catechesis, testimonies, Eucharistic celebrations, prayers and Adorations of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.
We expect you, dear young people, to join us for this 28th International Youth Prayer Meeting in Medjugorje in August, 2017. These meetings were initiated by late Fr. Slavko Barbaric in 1990, when there were only hundred people, two guitar players and a couple of singers in the former green tent. Each year, the number of participants grew more and more and now it is far more than of the all other events organised here.
Medjugorje, 01. 08. - 06. 08. 2016.
It was only few months ago that we had the 26th Youth Festival that gathered large number of the participants from all over the world. We are already preparing for the next one that will begin on August 1, 2016, not on July 31, 2016. The Youth Festival will finish on August 6, 2016.
Many pilgrims said that what impressed them most in Medjugorje is devotion of the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. We have Adoration on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9-10 p.m., and on Thursdays after the evening Holy Mass. Every 25th in the month we have whole night Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 9-10 p.m., with music and meditations and from 10 p.m. it is silent Adoration until 7 a.m.
News about floods that have not been remembered so far and have affected parts of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, have travelled around the whole world. That is why many pilgrims have asked if Medjugorje was affected and if there was anything that they could do. Medjugorje is not close to those endangered areas but Medjugorje wishes to be close to all those who have felt or still feel consequences of this great natural catastrophe. Thereby we invite all pilgrims, people of good will and friends of Medjugorje to respond and help as much as they can. It is possible to do that through our humanitarian organisation Medjugorje - Mir - Mother's Village (that was founded in the time of the war and directed your help to all those in need) by giving your donations to this account:
Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank d.d. Mostar
Kneza Branimira 2b,
BiH - 88 000 Mostar
Međugorje Mir - Majcino selo
Bosna i Hercegovina
As of May 1, 2014 all talks and testimonies held around the church of St. James are going to be simultaneously translated. Thereby, we would kindly like to ask all of you dear pilgrims, to bring radios and headphones with you, so you could listen and participate in the programme that will be organised.
We were informed that some people are selling mass intentions from Medjugorje parish office on their web sites. This is huge misuse of the most sacred offering of Holy Mass and major fraud at the same time. Thereby, we would kindly like to ask you to be aware of this matter and not to support it by any means. If you happen to find out about similar activities of some other people involved in this, we would appreciate if you could notify us promptly about that.
Fr. Marinko Sakota, parish priest of Medjugorje parish
The International Investigating Commission held its last session on Friday, January 17 regarding Medjugorje
Vatikan, (IKA) – The International Investigating Commission on Medjugorje, presided by former Roman Vicar, Cardinal Camillo Ruini, has held its last session on Friday, January 17, 2014, confirmed on January 18, Director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. Federico Lombardi. The results of this investigation are going to be handed to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith for the further examination.
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The Parish Office Medjugorje, the Information Center “Mir” Medjugorje and Mother’s Village Bijakovici-Medjugorje kindly ask organisers and guides to inform the pilgrims that they have given to nobody the right to copy, distribute or sell CD’s, audio and video cassettes edited by them. The exclusive copyright for these works belongs to the Parish Office Medjugorje, the Information Center “Mir” Medjugorje and/or Mother’s Village Bijakovici-Medjugorje, and the income is used to carry on humanitarian activities and the development of the Shrine. The originals can be purchased only at the Souveir shop of the Parish Medjugorje. Production, selling and reselling of cheaper copies that can be found in other shops is entirely private and illegal.
We thank all the pilgrims and friends of Medjugorje for their understanding.