Yesterday I received an urgent e-mail asking me to spread the news that one of the seers from Medjugorje is coming to New Orleans (again).

Could use your help to pass on the word of Ivan’s visit to New Orleans! Again we are being blessed by having Our Lady appear to him right here in our city and we can be present. Millions have flown thousands of miles just for this privilege. Are we not fortunate that we can just drive across town and be blessed?

Ivan Dragicevic returns to New Orleans!

Friday, October 15 – St. Anthony of Padua Church,
4640 Canal St., N.O., LA 70119
5:30PM – Holy Mass, Celebrant: Fr. Neal McDermott
Rosary follows
6:40PM – Ivan’s Apparition with Our Ladyfollowed by Ivan’s talk.

Saturday, October 16 – St. Francis Xavier Church

444 Metairie Rd., Met., LA 70005
5:30PM – Vigil Mass, Celebrant: Msgr. Andrew Taormina

Blessing of the Statue of Our Lady of Medjugorje during mass
Rosary follows

6:40PM – Ivan’s Apparition with Our Lady
followed by Ivan’s talk

Ivan is just returning to the states from his visit to St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria at the invitation of Cardinal Christoph Schonborn where he and Marija Pavlovic Lunetti had their apparition of Our Lady before a full Cathedral. (To view this event go to

They are even blessing a statue.

I was once an ardent supporter of Medjugorje, and Garabandal; though time, prayer and investigation has changed that. I’ve decided to simply start compiling some of the evidential sites here for easier reference.

The Bishop of Mostar’s site.

Some Document Links.

Medjugorje: The Hidden Side — The Book

Louis Belanger’s “Medjupedia” Site

MP3 of EWTN’s Colin Donovan speaking on Medjugorje, as compiled by Diane M. Korzeniewski.

Patrick Madrid discusses the matter.

Rick Salbato’s well informed pages.

I consider that one of the biggest fruits of Medjugorje will be a division in the Church. And that New Orleans will be very near it’s epicenter, given the level of devotion to those visions here.

The Rev. Kenneth Allen