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The 22nd International Meeting for Organisers of Pilgrimages, Leaders of Peace Centres and Međugorje Prayer and Charity Groups
will be held in Medjugorje from the 2nd to the 6th of March 2015. The theme of the gathering is:

"Peace be with you!" (John 20, 21)

In Our Lady's School


PROGRAM

Monday, 2. 03. 2015
15.00  Registration of participants
           17.00  Evening Prayer Program in the Church

Tuesday, 3. 03. 2015
9.00     Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar
9.30     Lecture
                       Intermission
11.00
 Meeting and discussion with the lecturer
15.00   Work in language groups
17.00   Evening Prayer Program in the Church
21.00   Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar

Wednesday, 4. 03. 2015
9.00     Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar
9.30     Lecture, sharing
                       Intermission   
11.00   Meeting and discussion with the lecturer
14.00   Prayer on Cross Mountain
17.00   Evening Prayer Program in the Church
20. 30  Meeting with Parish priest

Thursday, 5. 03. 2015  
9.00     Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar
9.30     Lecture, sharing
                       Intermission   
11.00   Meeting and discussion with the lecturer
12.30  Lunch for all the participants
15.00   Prayer on Apparition Hill
17.00   Evening Prayer Program in the Church

Friday, 6. 03. 2015
09.00     Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar
09:30 - Experiences of the Participants, Closing Holy Mass
The lecturer at the retreat is fr. Marinko Šakota, the parish priest of Medjugorje


 
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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS



The phenomenon of Međugorje has inspired the publication of a variety of written forms worldwide. We would like to have all these various publications in order to preserve them in the Međugorje Information Center archives. Therefore, we would like to kindly ask you to bring with you to Međugorje or to deliver to us in any other way the following:
1. your magazines, circular letters, newspapers, books, audio and video recordings and other publications – in two copies, if possible
     
2. individuals and organizations that have their own private archives in relation to the events in Međugorje are kindly asked to send originals and/or copies, if possible, and/or at least a list of the contents they have in their possession.

Please write your first and last name or the name of your organization, the address and contact.

The material to be sent to:
INFORMATION CENTER "MIR" MEĐUGORJE
FOR THE ARCHIVES, MARIJA DUGANDŽIĆ
Gospin trg 1, 88266 Međugorje
Bosnia and Herzegovina        

We would be very grateful to you if you could pass this information to all those who are involved in publishing of the material on the Međugorje events.      
Thank you for everything that you do!


 

Father Marinko Šakota was born in Čitluk in 1968. He attended elementary school, as well as the first class of a High school in Čitluk. Then he chose the Franciscan call and went to the Franciscan seminary in Visoko where he completed the second class of the Grammar school, and the remaining two he completed in Jesuit Grammar School in Dubrovnik where he graduated. He put on the Franciscan habit on 15 July 1987 in Humac where he spent a year of Novitiate. He started studying philosophy and theology in Sarajevo at the Franciscan Theology (1989-1990), continued in Zagreb at the Jesuit College (1990-1992), and he completed his studies in Fulda, Germany, where he graduated in 1995. He made eternal vows in Široki Brijeg in 1993. He was ordained as deacon in Zagreb in 1996 and as a priest in Frohnleiten in 1996. His first served in Franciscan monastery in Innsbruck where he spent a year as an assistant, then as a spiritual assistant in Frohnleiten, and as a chaplain in Augsburg. He has been a chaplain in Mostar for three years, and then a parish priest in Gradnići for seven years. He has been serving as a chaplain in Međugorje since September 2010, and as a parish priest in Međugorje since 2013.


The 22nd International Meeting for Organisers of Pilgrimages, Leaders of Peace Centre and Međugorje Prayer and Charity Groups will be held in the New Hall in Medjugorje from the 2nd to the 6th of March 2015. The number of places is limited due to lack of space, therefore we kindly ask that you register your attendances at this seminar as soon as possible. You can send your registrations by fax: 00387 36 651 999 (to the attention of Marija Dugandžić) or by email: seminar.marija@medjugorje.hr

For the purpose of the seminar organization and your safety, please consider yourself as registered for seminar only when you receive our written confirmation. If you did not receive our reply, it means that we have not received your application and that you are not registered, because you forwarded your e-mail to a wrong address or you have got a virus which blocks your e-mails automatically. Consequently, you may consider yourself as registered for the seminar only if you received a positive response.


Simultaneous interpretation will be available for all language groups. The price of the seminar is 50 € per person. This includes all fees for the organisation and running of the seminar (lecturers, simultaneous interpretation and joint lunch on the last day). Upon payment at the beginning of the seminar each participants will receive his/her accreditation, which will enable him/her to take part in the seminar activities. Each person should personally organize his/her own accommodation in Medjugorje.
Given that we cannot contact each organiser personally, we ask all organisers of pilgrimages, guides, leaders of Peace Centres and prayer and charity groups to notify those interested in this gathering.

We look forward to receiving your registrations and welcoming you at this meeting!

 
 
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