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18th INTERNATIONAL MEETING FOR ORGANISERS OF PILGRIMAGES, LEADERS OF PEACE CENTRES AND MEDJUGORJE PRAYER AND CHARITY GROUPS


The eighteenth International Meeting for Organisers of Pilgrimages, Leaders of Peace Centres and Medjugorje Prayer and Charity Groups will be held in Medjugorje from the 6th to the 10th of March 2011. The theme of the gathering is:

"…I am with you always, even unto the end of the world" (Mt 28, 20).

PROGRAM
Sunday, 6. 03. 2011
14.00  Registration of participants
17.00  Evening Prayer Program in the Church
 
Monday, 7. 03. 2011
9.00    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar
9.30    Lecture, sharing: Fr. Tomislav Pervan
               Intermission
11.00    Meeting and discussion with the lecturer
15.00    Work in language groups
17.00    Evening Prayer Program in the Church
20.30   Meeting with Parish priest
 
Tuesday, 8. 03. 2011
9.00     Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar
9.30     Lecture, sharing: Fr. Mate Dragicevic
     Intermission   
11.00   Meeting and discussion with the lecturer
15.00   Prayer on Apparition Hill
17.00   Evening Prayer Program in the Church
20.30  Meeting with Parish priest

Wednesday, 9. 03. 2011
Day of Prayer: Fr. Danko Perutina
9.00    Prayer, lectures, sharing…
12.00    Lunch for all the participants (bread and water)
14.00   Prayer on Cross Mountain
17.00    Evening Prayer Program in the Church
21.00    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar


Thursday, 10. 03. 2011
9.00    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar
     Prayer, Closing Holy Mass
12.30  Lunch for all the participants  
 


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Lecturers at this year's seminar are:
Fr. Tomislav Pervan was born on the 8th of November, 1946 in Citluk. He completed elementary school in ?itluk, Franciscan high school and seminary in Visoko (Bosnia), graduating in 1964. He adorned the Franciscan habit in the same year, while he attended philosophy-theology studies in the Franciscan seminary in Sarajevo and the Franciscan seminary in Schwaz, Austria. He was ordained a priest in Austria on 21.11.1969. From 1970 - 1972 he was a catechist and seminarian instructor in Humac. He attended postgraduate studies in Germany and Austria, earning his doctorate in theology in 1976 at the University in Graz, Austria. He served as a seminarian instructor, catechist and chaplain in Humac (Ljubuški), from 1982 - 1988 he was the Parish priest in Medjugorje. From 1988 he was in charge of the instruction and education of seminarians in Mostar, from 1990 he was the Provincial vicar, while from 1994 - 2001 the Provincial of the Franciscans in Hercegovina. From 2003 he has served as a parish chaplain in Medjugorje.

Fr. Mate Dragicevic was born on the 23rd October 1949 in Miletina, in the Parish of Medjugorje. He completed elementary school in Miletina and Jablanica, Franciscan high school and seminary in Visoko (Bosnia), graduating in 1967. He adorned the Franciscan habit in the same year, while he attended philosophy-theology studies in the Franciscan seminary in Sarajevo and the Franciscan seminary in Würzburg, Germany. He was ordained a priest in Austria on 29.06.1974. He served as a seminarian educator in Germany and novice instructor in Humac, as the Head of the Council for Spirituality, and on two occasions he was the Definitor of the Province, and from 1994 to 1997 was the Provincial vicar. He served as a chaplain and parish priest in parishes of the Hercegovina Franciscan Province at home and abroad. He is currently serving as an abbot in Mostar.

Fr. Danko Perutina, born in Sarajevo in 1970. Having completed elementary and high school, he joined the Franciscan Order of the Franciscan Province of Herzegovina in 1991. He studied theology in Zagreb. He was ordained in Norval, Canada in 1999. He served as parish chaplain and assistant seminarian instructor in Humac between 1999 and 2001 and parish chaplain in Medjugorje between 2001 and 2002. He studied Mariology in Rome and earned his Master's degree at the Pontifical Marianum Theological Faculty, on the topic of: "The Virgin Mary in Intellectual and Spiritual Education". He has been the deputy instructor of novices and postulants since June 2005 and has served as parish chaplain in Medjugorje since 2007.       

The 18th International Meeting for Organisers of Pilgrimages, Leaders of Peace Centre and Me?ugorje Prayer and Charity Groups will be held in the New Hall in Medjugorje from the 6th to the 10th of March 2011. 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 Dugandžic) or by email: seminar.marija@medjugorje.hr. Simultaneous interpretation will be available for all language groups. The price of the seminar is 60 € 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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