INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR FOR A LIFE to be held in Medjugorje from May 24-27, 2017

date: 29.03.2017.

The theme of the seminar is:

"That your love may increase ever more" (Phil 1:9)


In Our Lady's school


With the Mother of Life this seminar is intended for doctors and medical stuff, for those who defend life; it is prayer for those who have lost a child; for those who have been wounded by abortion or miscarriage; for spouses who long for a child, for pro-life activists; for victims of domestic violence, single parents, pregnant women…




Wednesday , May 24th 2017

14.00   Registration of participants (New hall)

16.00   Introduction to the seminar

17.00   Evening prayer programme (Prayer of the Rosary, Holy Mass, …)


Thursday, May 25th 2017

9.00     Prayer

            Lecture, testimonies

14.00   Way of the Cross on Križevac

17.00  Evening prayer programme, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament



Friday, May 26th 2017

8.00     Rosary at the Apparition Hill

11.00   Lecture, testimonies

12. 00  Silent Adoration

15.00   Lecture, testimonies

17.00  Evening prayer  programme, Veneration of the Holy Cross



Saturday, May 27th 2017

9.00      Prayer

9.30       Lecture, testimonies

10.30    Experiences and testimonies



The Lecturer at the retreat is Fr. Ante Vučković



Fr. Ante Vučković, O.F.M.  He was born in Sinj in 1958 into a large family. He is a member of the Franciscan Province of the Most Holy Savior in Split. He attended and completed studies at the classical secondary college and seminary in Sinj, while he studied theology in Makarska and Zagreb. He was ordained as a priest in 1983. After serving as a chaplain in Metković and Munich, he studied philosophy in Munich and Rome where he obtained his doctorate on dimensions of hearing of Martin Heidegger. He taught philosophy in Rome at the Pontifical University Antonianum and at the Franciscan faculty of Theology in Makarska. He is a philosophy professor at the Catholic Theological Faculty of the University of Split. He also lectures at the faculty of Philosophy at the same university. He guides spiritual exercises, seminars and spiritual retreats. He is a spiritual counsellor and advisor. He has published a number of books and his works are published in professional and other periodicals.


The seminar will be held in the hall behind the church. Participation per person for the seminar is 40 €. Reservations may be made via email:, or fax on the number: +387 36 651 999 (for Marija Dugandžić). The number of participants is limited due to space constraints, therefore we kindly ask that you send your registrations as soon as possible. Similarly we ask that all  participants organise accommodation in Međugorje for themselves.


For the purpose of the seminar organization and your safety, please consider yourself as registered for seminar only when you receive our written confirmation. If you did not receive our reply, it means that we have not received your application and that you are not registered, because you forwarded your e-mail to a wrong address or you have got a virus which blocks your e-mails automatically. Consequently, you may consider yourself as registered for the seminar only if you received a positive response.