The 6th International Spiritual Retreat for Life began

date: 10.05.2018.

The 6th International Spiritual Retreat for Life began in Medjugorje on May 9, 2018 with the registration of the participants at 2 pm. The spiritual retreat is intended for doctors and all medical workers, for those who are fighting for life, prayer for those who have lost a child, all who have been wounded by abortions, spontaneous miscarriages, for spouses who are longing for a child, for pro-life activists, victims of domestic violence, single parents, pregnant women, and it will last until May 12. 180 participants gathered from 14 countries: Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Netherlands, Hungary, Ireland and Czech Republic. The largest number of the participants is from Ukraine, Lithuania and Slovakia. The theme of the retreat is: Living on the Word of God “Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures” (Lk 24:45). The lecturer is Fr. Damir Pavic, OFM, the member of the Franciscan Province of Bosnia Argentum. Fr. Damir has been connected with Medjugorje in the intimate way for many years, as his priesthood has been strengthened here greatly. He comes often here as a pilgrim, but also as leader of many spiritual retreats in the parish. He conducts also spiritual retreats for priests in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as abroad. (photos)