12 Days

Medjugorje Pilgrimage

Spiritual Director: Fr. Ed Riley

Group Leader: Maureen O’Brien

*Optional 4 night Post Stay: October 1 – 5

September 20 – October 1, 2024

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Medjugorje Pilgrimage

Spiritual Director:

Fr. Ed Riley

Group Leader: Maureen O’Brien

*Optional 4 night Post Stay:

October 1 – 5

September 20 – October 1, 2024

MO092024

Medjugorje

Medjugorje

The village of Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina is the holy site where Our Lady began appearing to six young teenagers on June 25, 1981. The Blessed Mother first appeared on Mount Podbrdo, now known as Apparition Hill, located in the village of Bijakovici. She brought messages of peace for the world through conversion of heart. Known as the “confessional of the world” and described as “Heaven on Earth”, Medjugorje has called millions of pilgrims from all over the world to spiritual conversion; they have returned home forever changed. Medjugorje was the inspiration for the foundation of 206 Tours, and we have been sending Pilgrims there since 1985. In 2018, Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Henryk Hoser as the “Apostolic Visitor” to Medjugorje and on May 13, 2019, the Holy See officially announced that Dioceses and Parishes throughout the world are now authorized to organize Pilgrimages to Medjugorje. To date, over 40 million people have visited this pilgrimage site.

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Your trip includes

  • All airport taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 10 Nights in a Pansion with private baths
      ~ 10 nights: Sep 21 - Oct 1: Hotel Pansion Jelka, Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Optional post stay:
    ~ 4 nights: Oct 1 - 5: Hotel Pansion Jelka, Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Breakfast and Dinner daily
  • Wine with dinners
  • Assistance of a local Catholic guide & admission fees as per itinerary
  • Group Transfers as per itinerary
  • Mass daily and spiritual activities (English at 10:00am, Croatian at 6:00pm)
  • Visit to Community Cenacolo
  • Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Flight bag & Portfolio of all travel documents
Centrally located hotels or similar
Hotel Pansion Jelka
Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Not Included
  • Lunches, Tips to your guide & driver.
Optional
Travel Protection

Providing you coverage for situations that may arise during your trip, including medical and dental emergencies, loss of luggage, trip delay, and so much more.

Cancel For Any Reason Waiver

A Cancellation Waiver – allowing you to cancel your trip and receive a refund anytime – up until 48 hours prior to departure.

Itinerary

Day 1 | Friday, September 20: Depart US

Make your way to your local airport where you will board your overnight flight. Your meals are served on board.

Day 2 | Saturday, September 21: Arrive Medjugorje

Upon arrival in Europe, change gates to board your short connection flight to either: Dubrovnik, Split, or Sarajevo airport. Upon arrival collect your luggage in the baggage claim area, and continue to the arrival’s hall where you will be greeted by a tour guide and/or driver, who will take you on the 2 1/2-hour drive to the village of Medjugorje. Enjoy dinner before retiring for the evening.

Days 3 - 11 | Sunday - Monday, September 22 - 30: Experiencing Medjugorje

The most beautiful feature of Medjugorje is its simplicity and its peace. While in Medjugorje, you will have the opportunity to experience your faith grow and share in the faith journey of pilgrims from all over the world. The local guide will accompany your group throughout your stay in the village.

Some activities that you’ll be sharing with fellow pilgrims on your spiritual journey:

Attend Daily Mass: Each morning, at 10:00 AM, your group will assemble at St. James Church for Mass (English- Speaking). At the end of each Mass, regardless of language, there is a blessing of the religious articles that you have with you.

On Feast Days, and Sundays: English Mass is at Noon

Climb Apparition Hill: This mountainous hill is where the visionaries first encountered Our Lady. Also, at the base of this hill is a Blue Cross, where it is said Our Lady appeared to the children while they hid from the communist police in the early days of the alleged apparitions. When climbing, your group is invited to recite the Rosary, pausing five times for each decade of the Rosary. At the top of the hill, you will witness the exact location of the first alleged apparition of Our Lady to the visionaries, and enjoy private time in prayer.

Climb Mt. Krizevac (Cross Mountain): In 1933, the villagers built a 30′ high cross atop a mountain to commemorate Jesus’ passion and death on the cross. Your group will have the opportunity to climb this mountain and venerate that very cross. When climbing, your group is invited to pray the Stations of the Cross (to meditate on Jesus’ suffering Road to Calvary), pausing fifteen times, once for each Station.

Apparitions: Each evening at 6:00 PM, your group will join the villagers and fellow pilgrims of Medjugorje in saying the Rosary as all anxiously await the alleged arrival of Our Lady to the visionaries. Following the apparition, at 6:40 PM, feel free to stay at St. James Church and attend the Croatian Mass. Following the Croatian Mass, there is a Blessing of the Sick.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Our Lady has always called us to be close to her Son. For this, you will have the opportunity to adore the Blessed Sacrament at the outside altar of St. James Church. Adoration is held on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays; Veneration of the Cross is held on Fridays. Additionally, there is an Adoration Chapel on the grounds of St. James Church. Adoration is held here in the afternoon hours.

Visit to the Community of Cenacolo: You will have the opportunity to visit the community of Cenacolo, founded by a Sister of Charity, Mother Elvira. It is here that young men and women who have taken the wrong path are on the road to recovery. You will be able to listen to their inspirational words about their journeys back to Jesus Christ.

Prayer at the Statue of the Risen Christ: Located on the grounds of St. James Church, is the bronze statue of the Risen Christ. Many pilgrims sit and pray on the benches surrounding this peaceful statue. This statue miraculously seeps droplets of water at all times of the day, out of Christ’s right knee

Day 12 | Tuesday, October 1: Return Home

After an early breakfast and heartfelt farewells, we leave by motor coach for Dubrovnik Airport (Split or Sarajevo) for return flights home.

*206 Tours Disclaimer:
Occasionally local religious and national holidays, weather, traffic conditions and other events may necessitate changes in the sequence of events or the missing of certain events/places. Though every effort will be made to follow the itinerary, it should be considered as an indication, rather than a contract of events and places to be visited.

 

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About your trip

About Medjugorje

Medjugorje, located in Bosnia & Herzegovina, is the site of the 1981 Marian Apparitions. On June 24th 1981 six children witnessed the Blessed Virgin Mary on what is now known as Apparition Hill. The apparition of Our Lady had a message of peace for the world, as well as a call to conversion, prayer and fasting. She appeared to them with an infant in their arms and confided several secrets to the children. Some of the children, now adults, continue to witness Our Lady’s apparitions.
Medjugorje is a place of peace and prayer where over 40 million people have visited the now popular Pilgrimage site. In 2018 Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Henryk Hoser the “Apostolic Visitor” to Medjugorje in steps to officially recognize Medjugorje as a sacred Catholic site. On May 13, 2019 the Holy See officially announced that Dioceses and Parishes throughout the world are officially authorized to organize Pilgrimages to Medjugorje.
About the Six Medjugorje Visionaries

Options and upgrades

Would you like to arrive earlier or stay later?

Let us know at the time of registration if you would like to arrive earlier, or stay later, than the scheduled tour dates, and pending availability, we will change your airline reservations accordingly, additional fees may apply. Pre- and/or post-stays at the hotel will cost an additional fee. These options should be available to you when registering online, or simply contact us: sales@206tours.com

About your trip

About Medjugorje

Medjugorje, located in Bosnia & Herzegovina, is the site of the 1981 Marian Apparitions. On June 24th 1981 six children witnessed the Blessed Virgin Mary on what is now known as Apparition Hill. The apparition of Our Lady had a message of peace for the world, as well as a call to conversion, prayer and fasting. She appeared to them with an infant in their arms and confided several secrets to the children. Some of the children, now adults, continue to witness Our Lady’s apparitions.
Medjugorje is a place of peace and prayer where over 40 million people have visited the now popular Pilgrimage site. In 2018 Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Henryk Hoser the “Apostolic Visitor” to Medjugorje in steps to officially recognize Medjugorje as a sacred Catholic site. On May 13, 2019 the Holy See officially announced that Dioceses and Parishes throughout the world are officially authorized to organize Pilgrimages to Medjugorje.
About the Six Medjugorje Visionaries

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