Medjugorje Visionary Marija Pavlovic was received enthusiastically by over 1,000 pilgrims at Kevelaer Germany on 9 July 2011
During the prayer of the rosary, led by Monsignor Richard Schulte STAAD, The Madonna, Mary Queen of Peace, gave a message.
Our Lady blessed all those present, and asked the pilgrims to pray, especially to pray the Rosary, according to Marija. In a moving testimony Marija Pavlovic-Lunetti described her very intimate relationship with the Mother of God. Vikica Dodig, known for her translations of Radio MIR Medjugorje, and for her own testimony, translated the message given by Our Lady to Marija
In the morning P. Tomislav Pervan had reported on the latest developments in Medjugorje. The celebration of 30th anniversary of the apparitions, was attended by well over 60,000 pilgrims from various countries. Tomislav said that Medjugorje, in its importance for the world church, could be compared to Lourdes and Fatima. Over the past 30 years more than 20 million pilgrims from almost every country in the world, with some 500,000 priests and bishops have visited the shrine in Herzegovina .
In the final evening Mass, Father Bernardin Schroeder, OFM with a passionate sermon discussed the statements made by Marija Pavlovic-Lunetti, and juxtaposed Our Lady's messages with powerful expressions of the Gospel.
A successful musical accompaniment of the day, was provided by the former opera singer Jo Landers, Brussels, a supporter of Medjugorje, and and the group Totus Tuus under the direction of deacon Martin Bade
Sonsbecker Straße 2, 47626 Kevelaer
Fotos: Andreas Seegers