The 34th Anniversary of the apparitions celebrated in Medjugorje

date: 26.06.2015.

On June 25, 2015, Medjugorje celebrated the 34th Anniversary of Gospa’s apparitions. According to the Information Office, numerous pilgrims were in Medjugorje in those days and they registered groups from Italy, Slovakia, Ireland, the United States, Germany, Austria, Hungary, France, England, Korea, Slovenia, Ukraine, China, Poland, Portugal, Brazil, Czech Republic, Mexico, Canada, Lebanon and Vietnam. 22 Holy Masses were celebrated during that day with numerous pilgrims who walked from all over the area. The evening prayer programme began at 6 p.m. with the Rosary and solemn celebration of the Holy Eucharist began at 7 p.m. with Fr. Miljenko Steko, the Provincial of Herzegovina Franciscan Province, as the main celebrant and 220 priests who concelebrated with him. The celebration was more solemn thanks to the singing of the Medjugorje Choir of the Queen of Peace, conducted by Sr. Irena Azinovic. Fr. Marinko Sakota, the parish priest, thanked God, Gospa and everyone else for all of the graces bestowed upon us in the last 34 years. The prayer programme was directly broadcasted by radio Mir Medjugorje, and many other stations did the same. The programme was continued with the whole night Adoration of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. (photos)