11.00 AM - 11.15 AM
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Pickup info

The tour is private so we can accomodate to meet you at your hotel / pension, or at our Agency located next to St. James church. You can also choose your timing and adjust the tour by your needs.

Booking notes

A deposit of 25% is usually required to secure a booking. 

Guided tour by professional local guide is optional and not included in the tour in the behavior of individual bookings.

For groups over 8 person's guide is included.

One angry soldier took the Crucifix and threw it on the floor. He said, “you can now choose either life or death.” Each of the Franciscans knelt down, embraced the Crucifix and said, “You are my God and my All.” The thirty Franciscans were taken out and slaughtered and their bodies burned in a nearby cave where their remains lay for many years.
 
Today they are buried inside the Franciscan church.
 
In our Gospel today Jesus said, “if anyone declares himself for me in the presence of men, I will declare myself for him in the presence of my Father in heaven.” The thirty Franciscan martyrs of Široki Brijeg are a powerful example of declaring oneself in the presence of others for Jesus. They lived something else Jesus also said in the Gospel, ‘Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul; fear him rather who can destroy both body and soul in hell.’

 

  • Physicality: Low
    Physical rating

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    Low

    No surprises here. These tours/activities are those most anyone can do if they are fine with fairly flat walks and getting in and out of transport.

    Medium

    Like to be active, even very active, but not pushed too far. This is the one for you.

    High

    These tours/activities require you to be very fit. Probably not suitable for children.

  • Culture shock: Medium
    Culture shock rating

    Some tours or activities are a total immersion ... others offer just a taste of a different way of life. Below is how we\'ve classified things to help you make a selection.

    Low

    Consider these tours or activities as unlikely to surprise. They will still give you fantastic insight into the destination and/or a great experience.

    Medium

    You might find yourself on these tours/activities confronted by quite a different way of doing things to that you are familiar with. Think food, language, customs, religions, mode of transport. For the slightly more adventurous.

    High

    Think things you probably wouldn\'t do on your own ...

  • Meeting point: The tour is private so we can accomodate to meet you at your hotel / pension, or at our Agency located next to St. James church. You can also choose your timing and adjust the tour by your needs.
  • Ending point: Your hotel or St. James church
  • Starting time: (11.00 AM - 11.15 AM)
  • Ending time: (5.00 PM - 5.20 PM)

Itinerary

11.15  After English speaking Mass meet at the Agency next to St. James church

12.00 Arrive Tihaljina convent and visit the church of the Immaculate Conception of Blessed Virgin Mary. Meet the friendly nuns at the convent and be filled with Love and Peace looking over to the graces Statue of Mary

If the group travels with a priest we can organize private Holy Mass in the church

13.30 Continue to Siroki Brijeg

En route we stop at Natural Park Pec Mlini for lunch

15.15 On your arrival visit the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Siroki Brijeg. located in the middle of the Monastery that was built in the late Roman style.

The Thirty Franciscan Martyrs of Široki Brijeg where visited by thousands of pilgrims visit the Franciscan Monastery in Široki Brijeg. The Monastery also hosts gallery with over 1.500 art works. 

Back in Medjugorje around 17.00 to join the daily evening prayer program at St. james church.

 

Participant Guidelines

PRIVATE TOUR

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  • RETURN TRANSFER INCLUDED
  • AIR - CONDITIONED VEHICLE