Herzegovinian Regional Fraternity of the Third Franciscan Order organised spiritual renewal at the beginning of the Lent that was held in Medjugorje on February 25, 2012. More than 350 members of the Third Franciscan Order from more than 9 different Herzegovinian parishes came to Medjugorje. Fr. Danko Perutina, the host of this renewal, greeted all who came and welcomed them to Medjugorje. After that, Regional Spiritual Assistant, Fr. Josip Vlasic gave a lecture on theme: “As Fraternity and with Fraternity through the doors of the faith” where he emphasised the importance of life in the Fraternity. All participants of this renewal participated in the evening prayer programme that is held in the church of St. James. Dr. Fr. Ivan Sesar, the Provincial of Herzegovina Franciscan Province, celebrated the evening Holy Mass along with nine other priests that concelebrated. Fr. Petar Vlasic, the parish priest, greeted all of the participants at the end of the evening Holy Mass and the retreat was completed after the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.