Medjugorje Pilgrimage - 2019

Spiritual Director:
Fr. Joe Selvanayagam
with Deacon Joseph D’Amico

How do we prepare our hearts for Medjugorje?

Going to Medjugorje is not an ordinary leisure trip, but a pilgrimage towards holiness…

 

 

 

Our Lady’s Message of July 25th, 2019

“Dear children! My call for you is prayer. May prayer be a joy for you and a wreath which binds you to God. Little children, trials will come and you will not be strong, and sin will reign. But, if you are mine, you will win, because your refuge will be the Heart of my Son Jesus. Therefore, little children, return to prayer until prayer becomes life for you in the day and the night. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

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Our Lady’s Message of July 2nd, 2019

“Dear children, according to the will of the merciful Father, I have given you, and will still give you, evident signs of my motherly presence. My children, this is a motherly desire for the healing of souls. This is a desire that every child of mine may have true faith, to live to see wondrous experiences, drinking from the spring of the words of my Son—the words of life. My children, my Son, by His love and sacrifice, brought the light of faith into the world and showed you the way of faith. Because, my children, faith elevates pain and suffering. True faith makes prayer more sensitive, and does acts of mercy—a conversation, a gift of alms. Those of my children who have faith—true faith—are happy despite everything because they live the beginning of heavenly happiness on earth. Therefore, my children, apostles of my love, I am calling you to give an example of true faith, to bring light where there is darkness, to live my Son. My children, as a mother I am telling you: you cannot go on the way of faith and follow my Son without your shepherds. Pray that they may have the strength and the love to lead you. May your prayers always be alongside them. Thank you.”

Pilgrimage Itinerary

Many people have asked about the itinerary or schedule that we will be following in Medjugorje. Below are some highlights of the things that we will be doing and places that we will be visiting while we are in Medjugorje. Going to Medjugorje is an invitation of Our Lady. We hope that you will join us with a peaceful and prayerful heart.

St. James Church

 

Krizevac - Cross Mountain

 

Risen Christ statue

 

Podbrdo - Apparition Hill

 

Eucharistic Adoration

 

Patron Saint of Confession - St. Leopold Bogdan Mandić

 

"God permitted me to love you and, out of love, to call you to conversion."

from Our Lady’s message to Marija, Mar 25, 2016

Change of timetable of the evening prayer programme

Holy Mass in St. James Church (outdoor)

(Sourece: www.medjugorje.hr)

The timetable of the evening prayer programme is changing as of Thursday, September 1. Rosary will be at 5 p.m., Holy Mass at 6 p.m., and all other prayer services after the evening Holy Mass depending on each day’s schedule.

Adoration of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9-10 p.m. Rosary on Apparition Hill will be at 2 p.m. on Sundays and the Way of the Cross on Cross Mountain will be at the same time on Fridays. Holy Mass in Croatian at 1pm will be only on Saturdays.

SPIRITUALITY

This is my body

This is my body

Jesus said, “This is my Body… This is my Blood” (Mk 14:22, 24). Similar sayings are in Luke and Matthew, but not in John – where the Last Supper scene describes the washing of the Apostles’ feet. The discourse on Holy Communion in John, however, is found in Chapter...

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Be a Shepherd

Be a Shepherd

When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers...

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A Message to Parents

A Message to Parents

In today’s world, bringing up adolescents can be a harrowing experience for parents. There are many evils to beware of: immorality, alcoholism, pornography, drugs, gun violence, distracted drivers... At the same time, temptations to sin come from many directions:...

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How to wait

How to wait

What are you waiting for? A more meaningful life? A better job? A physical healing? The completion of a project? A problem to go away? The conversion of a relative?   Mary Most people are obliged to wait for one thing or another. In the gospel you will find many...

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THE CHURCH

Major move expected on Medjugorje front

Reported by Croatia media sources is the news that the Vatican has already arrived at a solution that recognises the importance of Medjugorje to the Church and that the tree bearing good fruit in abundance is to be protected. Currently the bishop of the Mostar-Duvno...

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Mother Mary Speaks From Medjugorje

“Let your prayer be a sign of surrender to God.”
– Message of Our Lady Queen of Peace in Medjugorje 06/13/1985

 

Why not bring your friends along to Medjugorje?