Spiritual exercises for the theologians of VBS


Theologians of the Theological Seminary of Vrhbosna (VBS) held their regular spiritual exercises from Thursday, October 10th to Sunday, October 13th at the Emaus Spiritual Education Centre in Bjelo Polje, led by OFM Damir Pavić, Secretary of the Franciscan Province of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The theologians were led by their spiritual priest, rev. Milenko Krešić.

The spiritual exercises began with a Holy Mass led by Archbishop of Vrhbosna cardinal Vinko Puljić, who in the sermon encouraged the theologians to use the time of spiritual exercises for personal construction.

Theologians had spiritual speeches and reflections every day.

In several topics such as: Persistence in the Priestly Call, Prayer, Freedom of the Spiritual Call, The Importance of Making the Right Life Decision, OFM Damir exposed the most important features of a priestly vocation.

On Saturday, October 12th, the theologians were preparing for a sacred confession. This was followed by a Holy Mass celebrated by Msgr. Dr. Ratko Perić, Bishop of Mostar-Duvno and Apostolic Warden of Trebinje-Mrkan.

The spiritual exercises ended with a Holy Mass celebration in the parish of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Potoci, where the parish priest rev. Josip Galić received guests from Sarajevo. After lunch, the theologians made a short visit to the city of Mostar.