Youth Festival 2021

32nd annual Youth Festival opens in Medjugorje

Over 20,000 young people from all over the world have gathered in Medjugorje to reflect, this year, on the theme “What good must I do”, Mt 19, 16.

The opening Mass, presided over by Father Marinko Sakota, Bishop Luigi Pezzuto, Apostolic Nuncio and Cardinal Robert Sarah, Emeritus Prefect of the Congregation for Worship on August 1st, inaugurated the start of the 6 day long Festival, while the closing ceremony is expected to be presided over by Nuncio Luigi Pezzuto, Bishop Guido Gallese and Bishop Wieslaw Lechowicz on August 6th.

Pope Francis sends a message to young people gathered at Mladifest. Entrusting them to the example of Mary, the Pope invites them to believe in the fullness and true happiness giving oneself to God brings.

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