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International Seminar for Life to Be Held in Medjugorje

Late May brings us a new international seminar in Medjugorje.

The next international seminar to be held in Medjugorje is the 5th International Seminar for Life, to be held from 24 to 27 May, reports on May 8, 2017.

The slogan of the seminar is “For your love to grow ever more”. The seminar will bring together doctors and medical staff, life defenders, as well as those who have lost a child, people hurt by intentional and spontaneous abortions, spouses who want children, pro-life activists, victims of domestic violence, single parents and pregnant women.


Wednesday, 24 May
16.00 Introduction to the seminar
17.00 Evening Prayer Programme: Rosary, Mass, prayer for healing

Thursday, 25 May
9.00 Morning Prayer, lectures, testimonies
14.00 Prayer at Križevac
17.00 Evening Prayer Programme: Rosary, Mass

Friday, 26 May
8.00 Prayer on the Apparition Hill
11.00 Lectures, testimonies
12.00 Adoration of the Blessed Sacred Sacrament
15.00 Lectures, testimonies
17.00 Evening Prayer Program: Rosary, Mass

Saturday, 27 May
9.00 Prayer
9.30 Lectures
10.30 Experiences of participants
12.00 Final Mass

The lecturer at the seminar will be Fr. Ante Vučković. He was born in 1958 in Sinj. He is a member of the Franciscan Province of the Holy Redeemer with the seat in Split. He graduated from the seminary and classical grammar school in Sinj, and studied theology in Makarska and Zagreb. He was ordained in 1983. After serving as a chaplain in Metković and Munich, he studied philosophy in Munich and Rome, where he also received a Ph.D. degree. He taught philosophy in Rome, at the Pontifical University Antonianum, and at the Franciscan Theology in Makarska. He is a professor of Philosophy at the Catholic Theological Faculty of the University of Split and teaches at the Philosophical Department of the same university. He is the leader of spiritual exercises, seminars and spiritual rejuvenation programmes and has published several books and papers in professional and popular journals.

The seminar will be held in the John Paul II Hall. Applications can be made via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Given that the number of participants is limited, applications should be submitted as soon as possible. The application should include the name, family name, occupation and job position.