Going to Medjugorje


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



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


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 .


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.


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


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


That doesn’t mean the apparitions are approved.


Ok. Thank you semper_catholicus for your comments


Such as ???


Perhaps you should have discussed Hallowe’en .

That is approved . :confused:


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


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


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 .



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


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




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


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


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.


Nice summary of the Church’s opinion:


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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