The 25th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady in Medjugorje was marked with solemn Masses and prayers. The first spiritual preparation for the celebration was a prayer Novena on the Apparition Hill, which brought together pilgrims and parishioners from around the world. On June 15 to 23, large crowds descended on Podbrdo, where they prayed the Rosary, greeted visionaries, and embraced the Holy Spirit.
The apparitions of Medjugorje took place on three separate occasions: on June 14, 1991, and June 15, 1996. The first of these apparitions were in BiH, while the second occurred in Croatia. The apparitions are still under investigation by the Catholic Church, but there is widespread agreement on their validity. The apparitions have been witnessed by hundreds of thousands of people, and the Pope has urged the Church to conduct its own inquiry into the matter.
The apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Medjugorje are a major source of controversy in the Catholic Church, which is investigating the apparitions. The local Catholic bishop is reportedly skeptical about the authenticity of the apparitions. However, many people believe the occurrences were genuine and are a powerful witness to the enduring power of God. In the meantime, the alleged apparitions have become an international sensation.
A peaceful rosary vigil was also held during the 36th anniversary of Medjugorje, where tens of thousands of pilgrims gathered on Sunday to celebrate the apparitions. Although the Vatican continues to investigate the apparitions, it is widely believed that the site is a legitimate destination for Christian pilgrims. During the peace march, participants gathered in front of the parish church and attended Masses. Fr. Ljubo Kurtovic, Boze Milic and Ivan Sesar led the prayer.
The Peace March in Medjugorje was held on Sunday, May 13, and the apparitions of the Virgin Mary began on that day. The participants walked four hours behind the Cross. Along the way, they sang and prayed the rosary. At 10 am, they gathered in front of the parish church, where a short prayer followed. Benediction was offered to all the pilgrims. After the prayer, they were received by the Blessed Virgin.
The apparitions have been widely covered by the media. News reports have included appearances by the Virgin Mary on ABC’s 20/20, the BBC’s “This is Your Life”, and the apparitions of the Virgin Mary are being investigated by the Catholic Church. The site is still under investigation, but the locals have been receiving many healings during the past three years. The apparitions took place in the small town of Podbrdo, near the village of Medjugorje.
The apparitions have been viewed as an act of faith. It is not clear how much the apparitions of the Virgin Mary are genuine. Despite the controversies, many have come to believe that the apparitions were real. In fact, many people have said that they had been healed of various ailments by seeing the Virgin. And this is just the beginning. It is expected that the apparitions of the Virgin Mary will continue.
As the Catholic Church investigates the apparitions, thousands of believers gathered in the village of Medjugorje on Sunday to pray. The alleged apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary are believed to be real, but the alleged healings remain unproven. Nevertheless, the apparitions have been confirmed and the local Church is still investigating their authenticity. The alleged apparitions of the Virgin Mary have been described as an ecstatic manifestation of the Blessed Mother of Mercy.
The apparitions of the Virgin Mary began on June 25, 1981. The apparitions have continued for more than 40 years. Today, more than 50,000 pilgrims visit the village, and the Catholic Church has begun investigating the validity of the apparitions. The alleged apparitions are still under investigation and the Catholic Church is evaluating the apparitions. There are many stories of miraculous healings that have occurred at the site.
Msgr Hoser’s primary task will be to promote pastoral care in the village. After he is appointed, he will review the current instructions regarding the pilgrimages to Medjugorje. Priests are not allowed to organize pilgrimages, but only to spiritually accompany them. Msgr Hoser will also ask some European episcopal conferences to send priests as permanent residents. This is a positive step for the village.