|19TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING FOR ORGANIZERS OF PILGRIMAGES, LEADERS OF PEACE CENTERS AND MEDJUGORJE PR|
From the 4th to 8th of March in Medjugorje the nineteenth International meeting for Organizers of pilgrimages Leaders of Peace Centers, Medjugorje Prayer and Charity groups was held. More than 300 participants from Brazil, Ireland, England, United States, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Portugal, France, Poland, Latvia, Ukraine, Czech, Slovenia and Croatia gathered, and the most of them from Italy gathered. Coordinator of the meeting was Fr Danko Perutina. About the topic of the meeting, "I do believe, Lord! Help my unbelief!" (Mark 9, 24) spoke Fr Marinko Sakota, Fr Ante Vuckovic and Fr Dario Dodig.
This year the experiences of participants were very positive. Most of them attended the seminar from the need to deepen their own walk in faith and strengthen their own relationship with Jesus – so they appraised the lectures as very good and deep.
In his lecture, Fr Marinko clarified the concept of faith in the works of Fr Slavko Barbaric. Fr Dario explored the meaning of faith in everyday life. Fr Ante dwelled on the evangelical text which was the title of the seminar and connected it with interpersonal relations.
The final lunch for all participants, traditionally was held in the hall of St. Joseph in Mother’s Village. Homemade delicacies of Herzegovinian cuisine were prepared and served by the guys from the community Merciful Father. And as a sign of appreciation, each participant received a small gift.
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