The 18th International Seminar for priests in Medjugorje, that gathered 297 participants from 23 countries was concluded on Saturday, July 13, 2013. The Seminar began on Monday, July 8, 2013, with the evening prayer programme and Dr.Fr. Miljenko Steko, the Provincial of Herzegovina Franciscan Province, celebrated the opening Holy Mass together with 180 priests.
The theme of this seminar was “Mary’s Faith” and Fr. Marinko Sakota, parish priest from Medjugorje, was coordinator of this seminar. Apart from the lectures, all participants took part in the regular evening prayer programme of Medjugorje parish. On Thursday morning they prayed the Rosary on Apparition Hill, and early on Friday morning they prayed the Way of the Cross on Cross Mountain.