20th INTERNATIONAL MEETING FOR ORGANISERS OF PILGRIMAGES, LEADERS OF PEACE CENTRES AND MEDJUGORJE PRAYER AND CHARITY GROUPS.
Medjugorje from the 3rd to the 7th of March 2013. The theme of the gathering was:
“Increase our faith” (Luke 17, 5)
On Sunday, March 3, the 20th International Meeting for organisers of pilgrimages, leaders of peace centres and Medjugorje prayer and charity groups began. There are participants from 17 countries: Italy, England, the United States, Ireland, Canada, Lebanon, Poland, France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Latvia, Russia, Ukraine, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The meeting is held with theme related to the Year of Faith: “Increase our faith”. Participants, apart from lectures and sharing of experiences with lecturers, are also participating in the evening prayer programme in parish church in Medjugorje.
Fr. Ivan Dugandžić – Franciscan priest, member of the Franciscan Province of Herzegovina. He was born in 1943 in Krehin Gradac, municipality of Čitluk, Herzegovina. After his graduation from secondary school in Dubrovnik, in 1962, he entered the Franciscan order. He completed his theological studies in Sarajevo and Königstein (Germany) and was ordained a priest in 1969. He continued post-
Fr Danimir Pezer – a Franciscan, member of the Province of Bosna srebrna, born in 1973 in Kakanj, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He joined the Franciscan Order in 1992. He attended his studies of Philosophy and Theology at the Franciscan Theology in Sarajevo. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2000, and he continued his postgraduate studies and got his PhD in Liturgy at the Pontifical Liturgical Institute of Saint Anselm in Rome. He is actually performing his duty of a lecturer and educator of seminarians at the Franciscan Theology in Sarajevo.
Fr Mario Cifrak, born in 1966 in Virovitica, Croatia. He graduated in 1985 from the Inter-