Fr. Gianni Sgreva, an Italian Passionist priest, had been praying for enlightenment in regards to discerning if God was calling him to found a â€œCommunity of Consecratedâ€ based in living the messages of Our Lady of Medjugorje. Visionary Marija went to Our Lady on his behalf, seeking Her advice. Our Lady responded:
This community opened on May 18, 1987.