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Bosnia. Medjugorje. Pilgrimage. Center of prayers. Shrine of the Queen of Peace, the Virgin Mary. The church was consecrated on january 19 1969. Today it is the focal point of prayer life and place of gathering for the parishioners and pilgrims. The holy mass and the prayer programme take place in the church, or during the summer, at the exterior altar. Near the church, there are 25 confessionals in various languages (english, italian, french, spanish, polish,...). A woman and her shadow wait on line to enter a confessional. © 2002 Didier Ruef