„Evening of Missions“ held in Medjugorje
The “Evening of Missions” was held on Saturday, February 13, in the Hall of John Paul II in Medjugorje. There were many interested supporters who came for this event and documentary movie about 40 years of the Franciscan School Sisters in Kongo was presented, titled: “Franciscan School Sisters in the heart of Africa”.
Spiritual renewal of Medjugorje parish
During January and February there are less pilgrims in Medjugorje and it became tradition to have spiritual renewals in this period. This coming weekend the spiritual renewal will be held from February 19-21, and Fr. Ciril Cus from Slovenia will conduct it.
Way of the Cross in the time of Lent in Medjugorje
Each Lent we meditate on the passion of Christ, especially in devotion of the Way of the Cross, that we as faithful say in our families and in the churches.
Life of Medjugorje parish in these winter days
January and February are months that are a bit different than the rest of the year.
Solemn celebration of the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord
This is one of the quietest periods in Medjugorje, when there are only few smaller groups of pilgrims from Germany, Italy, the United States and Poland. On Tuesday, February 2, we celebrated the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord when seven Holy Masses were celebrated in Medjugorje, three in Croatian language.
Testimony of faith of Zeljko Babic in Medjugorje
Željko Babic, Croatian National Handball Team Coach, whose team won the bronze medal at the recently held European Handball Championship in Poland, came to Medjugorje on February 4, 2016, so he would thank the Queen of Peace for all of the graces he received.
Meetings for Medjugorje parishioners in the Lent
Meetings for Medjugorje parishioners will take place this Lent and will be held each Wednesday after Ash Wednesday, after the evening Holy Mass at 7 p.m., in the Hall of John Paul II.
Spiritual renewal for Posusje YouFra
Around 49 members of the Franciscan Youth from Posusje were in Medjugorje past weekend at the spiritual retreat with the theme „I am with you in all of the days”.
Holy Mass for murdered Franciscans and parishioners celebrated in Medjugorje
Holy Mass for Franciscans and parishioners murdered at the end of the World War II, was celebrated on Wednesday, February 10, on the feast of Bl. Alojzije Stepinac in Medjugorje parish church of St. James. Graves of so many victims are still unknown, but the faithful are still remembering them.
Testimony of Sr. Rastislava Ralbovsky about Međugorje
Sr. Rastislava Ralbovsky is a part of the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Cross of the Croatian Province in Djakovo. She is the one who initiated the pilgrimages for persons with disabilities to Medjugorje, and that pilgrimage is going to be held for the fifth time this year in June. She gave a testimony last August at the Youth Festival and spoke about her connection to Medjugorje as she has been coming here since 1981: „Most of the people who are coming here have some special intentions and needs.