Celebrated Mary Mother of God and World Peace Day


On New Year's Day, January 1st, when the Church celebrates the Feast of Mary Mother of God and commemorates World Peace Day, a solemn Eucharistic celebration at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Sarajevo was led by Archbishop of Vrhbosna cardinal Vinko Puljić with the concelebration of six priests.

Introducing to the Eucharistic celebration, the Cardinal welcomed gathered believers and all those who listen to the direct transmission of Mass through the waves of Radio Marija of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He said that on the first day of the calendar year, with the whole Church, they were celebrating Holy Mary Mother of God, and that they were responding to the call of the Holy Father, and on World Peace Day, they prayed for peace throughout the world.

During the Eucharistic celebration, the theologians of the Archdiocesan International Missionary Seminary Redemptoris Mater assisted, and the liturgical singing was animated by the Cathedral Mixed Choir Josip Stadler under the direction of rev. Marko Stanušić.

At the end of the Holy Mass celebration, the parish priest and dean of the Sarajevo Dean's Office, venerable Mato Majić presented statistics in the cathedral parish for 2019.