International Seminar for Life in Medjugorje

date: 23.05.2017.

The following international seminar to be held in Medjugorje is the fifth International Seminar for Life, to be held from May 24-27, 2017. The theme of this seminar is “ That your love may increase ever more” (Phil 1:9). This seminar is usually attended by doctors and medical workers, pro – life activists, but it is also for couples who lost a child, who were wounded by abortions, miscarriages, it is for couples who desire to have a child, victims of domestic violence, single parents and 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 seminar 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 counselor 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 limit, therefore we kindly ask that you send your registrations as soon as possible. Similarly we ask that all participants organise accommodation in Medjugorje 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.