October in Medjugorje


      Pilgrim Path
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      27 reviews
      Oct 2 - 12, 2023
      Group size: 1 - 47
      October in Medjugorje

      Pilgrim Path
      • Email address verified
      27 reviews

      Oct 2 - 12, 2023
      Group size: 1 - 47

      About this trip

      On June 24, 1981 six children witnessed the Blessed Virgin Mary on what is now known as Apparition Hill in the peaceful and historical town of Medjugorje. The apparition had a message of peace for the world, as well as a call to conversion, prayer and fasting. Mike Nolan, who first traveled to Medjugorje in 1990, has been leading pilgrims there since 2005. On May 13, 2019 the Holy See officially announced that Dioceses and Parishes throughout the world are now authorized to organized Pilgrimages to Medjugorje. To date, over 40+ million people have visited this peaceful Pilgrimage site.

      The most beautiful features of Medjugorje are its simplicity and peace, the presence of Our Lady. Medjugorje is a place where the veil between heaven and earth is very thin. In this sacred place, Our Lady will bring her healing, invite you under her mantle to learn prayer with the heart, and draw you close to her son.  Mike Nolan will lead pilgrims to embrace their identity as beloved children of God, who, filled with the glory of God, are commissioned to carry her message of peace to the world. Mike, emphasizing the power of the Holy Spirit, activates your gifts to walk boldly as a disciple.

      Fr. Svet says in his book entitled Pilgrimage, “A pilgrimage is a journey, assigned by God. It brings the pilgrim not only to a physical place, but out of himself, and into the presence of God. All else falls away. There is only the child, his Father, and eternity…” This is really why we are being called to make such a journey. A “body language” that speaks loudly and clearly to God. “Father, I want to know you!”

      What’s included

      • Flight
        Shadow on the Water can assist you with booking flights.
      • Room
        • Accommodations at a high-end Pension with private bathrooms and Wi-Fi
      • Breakfast and Dinner
        Large breakfast and dinner daily, wine included
      • Bus transfers
        • Transportation by air-conditioned motor coach
      • Guide fees
        • Assistance from professional local guides
      • Activities
        • Arrangements for spiritual activities
      • Tips
        • Tips for guides, drivers, and pension family hosts
      • Day Trip
        Day trip to Dubrovnik or Makarska (weather permitting)

      What’s not included

      • Lunches
        Plenty of local restaurants
      • Single Room Supplement
        $400 extra
      • Kravice Day Trip
        Time permitting - $150 for an optional adventure to the breathtaking Kravice Waterfalls

      Available Packages

      Land Portion Only

      This does not include flights. Select this item if you would prefer to make your own flight reservations. This includes lodging and other land expenses.

      NOTE: Shadow on the Water can help you arrange your flights.

      Deposit: $500

      Available options

      Single Room


      October 2

      Your pilgrimage begins with an overnight flight to Europe. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board the flight.

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      Thank you Mike Nolan and Katie Reis for leading us on an epic pilgrimage! This is my 2nd trip with Shadow on the Water in 7 months!! That alone should assure anyone contemplating going to Medjugorje that you want to book your trip with SOTW!!! Our immediate family went in October and it was a great grace to be with my husband and two adult children. We loved it! When this trip was being organized in January I knew that I was being called by our Lady to her school of prayer and peace. Mike has been traveling to Medjugorje for over 2 decades and his love and knowledge of Medjugorje is engaging, refreshing and spirit filled. His love of Our Lady and Jesus is a gift as he lead us many mornings with holy reflections , his beautiful music and the rosary. Mike makes sure that there are no "adults" traveling with him. He reminds us to go with the flow and to be guided by Our Lady as a child. And we had several opportunities to play in Mary's playground. One night he lead us in an amazing night of worship and there was no one that wasn't sweating or sitting down. We were singing, jumping, laughing and letting go and letting Jesus love us and nourish us as we praised His Holy Name. I loved traveling with great friends and meeting new ones from the US and other countries. The universal church is alive in the spirit in Medjugorje!! From the liturgies at St. James, Confessions, Apparition Hill, Cross Mountain , Blue Cross, Resurrected Jesus, Adoration at the Oasis of Peace, and visiting the Castle, Cenacolo Community just to name a few highlights of the days in this holy place ... you will always find the peace that Our Lady wants to give you and graces you didn't even ask for. She asks that we pray with the heart so she can lead us to deeper conversion and intimacy with her Son. I can't possibly mention all the special moments of this pilgrimage. As one of our dear priests said we went from lily pad to lily pad of grace. Thank you again Mike and Katie for all your love, energy and organization to make this a trip of lifetime!!! PS: And when you have given your day in prayer don't forget to stop for a red juice at Burrito and have a meal and share a laugh with Tedziano at Beirut Resto -Cafe. Delicious food and fellowship. I love Medjugorje so much! I can't wait to go again in the near future!!!
      By Colleen L for May 2024 Pentecost in Medjugorje on Jun 05, 2024
      So many blessings! Still pondering and treasuring all the ways we were blessedl!
      By Virginia D for May 2024 Pentecost in Medjugorje on Jun 04, 2024
      Many blessed experiences. Just what I needed to revive and enhance my faith. Mary, Queen of Peace, pray for us.
      By Peggy S for May 2024 Pentecost in Medjugorje on Jun 02, 2024
      It was a glimpse of heaven! Pure joy, grace upon grace, Mike was an amazing tour guide as was Ivana! They tap into the spirit rather than just giving facts. Every moment feels like prayer. The group was incredible! We were all different and yet became family. Toni and his family are very welcoming and humble. We did not feel overwhelmed during this trip. We went where the HS led when he called. Loved that Mike does not overwhelm the schedule. There’s enough to do something with an opportunity of downtime. Speakers were amazing and the entire pilgrimage was filled with beautiful surprises. My husband and I agree that we would like to return for another pilgrimage with shadow on the water. Best pilgrimage ever!
      By Melissa S for May 2024 Pentecost in Medjugorje on May 25, 2024
      This pilgrimage was very well organized allowing us time to participate with group events or do things on our own. Being first timers, we stayed with the group which we enjoyed as the teachings, praise & worship, prayer, mass attendance, and visiting holy sites were so enriching. The beds were comfortable, food was delicious, and fellowship was amazing. We experienced such peace while in Medjugorje and now are trying to bring that peace into our regular lives. We hope to join Shadow on the Water again soon.
      By Deborah E for April 2024 Medjugorje on May 21, 2024
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