The Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross celebrated in Medjugorje

date: 16.09.2013.

The Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross was solemnly celebrated in Medjugorje on Sunday, September 15, 2013, and many pilgrims and parishioners gathered in Medjugorje on that day. Five Holy Masses in Croatian language were celebrated in the parish church, at 6, 7, 8 a.m. and 12 and 7 p.m. Solemn Holy Mass was celebrated on Cross Mountain at 11 a.m. and Fr. Ljubo Kurtovic was the main celebrant. All pilgrims prayed Rosary before the Holy Mass. Fr. Ljubo said in his homily: “This place in a special way is filled with God’s and Gospa’s presence, with Her vicinity and She invited us and still invites us to come to Her Son, invites us to pray before the cross for great graces are given from the cross. This hill is filled with efforts of all parishioners who made this cross nearly 80 years ago.”
This feast is also the time of the change of the evening prayer programme timetable and from Monday, September 16, 2013 Rosary will begin at 5 p.m. and Holy Mass at 6 .m. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Wednesdays and Saturdays will be held from 9 to 10 p.m. Rosary for parishioners on Apparition Hill will take place on Sundays at 2 p.m., and Way of the Cross on Fridays at the same time. (photos)