Are pilgrimages still going to Medjugorje?

Since 2019, pilgrimages to Medjugorje have been authorized by the Vatican. Clerics and the faithful are not permitted to participate in meetings, conferences or public celebrations during which the credibility of such ‘apparitions’ would be taken for granted.

How much is a pilgrimage to Medjugorje?

The average price of a 7-day trip to Medjugorje is $1,405 for a solo traveler, $2,523 for a couple, and $4,731 for a family of 4.

Is Medjugorje worth visiting?

Medjugorje – definitely worth visiting. If you are visiting Croatia or Bosnia-Herzegovina, your visit is not complete without a tour of Medjugorje – a holy place that is attracting thousands of pilgrims from all over the world.

What happens on the pilgrimage in Medjugorje?

Fr. Jozo was parish priest in Medjugorje at the time of the first Apparition. Each evening Rosary in the parish church is followed by mass in Croatian, blessing, prayers for healing and the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary. The Apparition takes place nightly at 6.40pm; this is usually marked by a short silence.

Are the Medjugorje apparitions authentic?

The first seven apparitions of the Virgin Mary to children in Medjugorje are apparently authentic. According to Tornielli, the Commission gave a positive opinion of the authenticity of the first apparitions between 24 June and 3 July 1981.

What airport do you fly into for Medjugorje?

Mostar Airport
Getting to Medjugorje by plane The nearest airfield is Mostar Airport in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which is about 25 km (15.5 mi) from Medjugorje. From here you can take a bus or rent a car to get to our hotel in about 30 minutes (or you can ask us for a shuttle service to/from the hotel).

Is Medjugorje approved by the Vatican?

This pilgrimage was officially authorized by the Holy See in May 2019. The approval was not intended to signify recognition of the apparitions, but acknowledge the faith and pastoral needs of the pilgrims.

Where do you fly into for Medjugorje?

For foreign travelers, the easiest way to get into Medugorje is to fly into Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina (airport code OMO), which is only 20 km from Medjugorje. Alternatively, fly into Split, Croatia (airport code SPU), or Dubrovnik, Croatia (airport code DBV). There’s a daily bus from Split/Dubrovnik to Medugorje.

When was the last appearance of the Virgin Mary?

Our Lady of Fátima

Our Lady of Fátima Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of Fátima
Location Fátima, Portugal
Date 13 May to 13 October 1917
Witness Lúcia dos Santos Francisco and Jacinta Marto
Type Marian apparition

How often does Mary appear in Medjugorje?

She claims to have had regular apparitions until May 7, 1985, and that since then the apparitions occur only once a year. She claims the tenth secret was given to her by Gospa. She is married to Rajko Elez with whom she has three children.

Does the Catholic Church recognize Medjugorje?

Since claims of apparitions there began in 1981, the Vatican has withheld official recognition of Medjugorje as a pilgrimage destination while its investigations of the apparitions continue. It has meant that pilgrimages there to date were organised on an individual basis or in a private capacity.

Did the Virgin Mary appear in Bosnia?

Medjugorje, just southwest of Mostar in modern day Bosnia and Herzegovina, was a quiet Yugoslav town when, in 1981, the Virgin Mary allegedly appeared to six local children.

Who are the hosts of the Medjugorje pilgrimage?

All pilgrimages are hosted by visionary, Mirjana Soldo and her husband, Marko. Miki Musa will be our guide while in Medjugorje. Prices include all airport taxes and fuel or international surcharges. Price does not include the add on fare from your local airport.

How long does the Medjugorje pilgrimage tour last?

Do not hesitage to give Jimmy a call. The Medjugorje Pilgrimage Tour spends one week in the peaceful mountain hamlet where the Virgin Mary has been appearing since June 25, 1981.

When did the Virgin Mary appear in Medjugorje?

The Medjugorje Pilgrimage Tour spends one week in the peaceful mountain hamlet where the Virgin Mary has been appearing since June 25, 1981. After arriving in Dubrovnik, Split, or Sarajevo, you will be met by a local guide from Medjugorje who will bring you back to his home village recounting the story of Our Lady’s first apparitions along the way.

How to do the Medjugorje pilgrimage with Ivan Dragicevic?

Dinner and breakfast will be served on board. After an early morning arrival in Europe you will connect flights to Dubrovnik (Split or Sarajevo). Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by a tour guide and/or driver who will then take you on the 2 1/2 hour drive by private coach to the village of Medjugorje.