Going to Medjugorje


#1

We are booking a flight and hotel this month. Have you ever been? If so what was your experience?


#2

@camoderator

Does this constitute a violation of the forum rule forbidding the discussion of unapproved apparitions?


#3

I am not going to discuss unapproved apparitions , but I will just say that I have been to Medjugorje three times and found it to be a refreshingly Catholic place .


#4

I think this may apply if I mentioned Emmitsburg or Bayside? But catholics are not prohibited at this time for making a pilgrimage to Medjugorije.


#5

The apapriations which are happening at Medjugorje are unapproved, and we are not allowed to discuss unapproved apparitions here.


#6

Pope Francis just sent a vatican offical over there recently to help oversee the pastoral care of pilgrims.


#7

That doesn’t mean the apparitions are approved.


#10

Ok. Thank you semper_catholicus for your comments


#11

Such as ???


#12

Perhaps you should have discussed Hallowe’en .

That is approved . :confused:


#14

How often did they do adoration there. Is it every evening or something like That? And they have like 50 confessionals right?


#15

Happy Travels and show us pictures! I almost went a few years back :slightly_smiling_face:


#16

I went late 80s and early 90s . Then some confessionals had been made , but most of the Confesssions took place in the open air and just kneeling next to a priest .

This is the timetable which gives you more information .

https://www.medjugorje.org/medwpp2003.htm


#17

Wow. That must have been an interesting time to go. And a little dangerous too! So you went toward the beginning of everything happening.


#18

No it was before the Bosnian war , and the “things” we are not allowed to mention began in 1981 .


#21

https://www.google.com/search?q=medjugorje+contradictions


#22

Thread is getting off track when you get into content of apparitions as opposed to just travel advice.


#23

Telling them not to go is travel advice. :wink:


#24

do you know people who have gone? I know an ex abortionist who has gone more than once and is now a fervent Catholic. I know a few others whose lives have been touched by Our Lady and Her Son there.


#25

Nice summary of the Church’s opinion:

https://www.ewtn.com/expert/answers/medjugorje.htm

This stands out: ““no cleric or faithful may participate in any meetings, conferences, or public celebrations in which the authenticity of the apparitions are taken for granted.””


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