On June 25th, 2021, the 40th anniversary of Our Lady’s apparitions was celebrated in Medjugorje. Fr. Miljenko Steko, the Provincial of Herzegovinian Franciscan Province was the main celebrant of the Solemn Holy Mass, along with 368 priests concelebrating, which was the highest number in all these years for this occasion. Over 20,000 people from all over the world have gathered in Medjugorje to reflect this great anniversary of Our Lady’s apparitions.
Thousands of people took also part in the 15-kilometer peace march at 06:00 a.m. on June 24th, 2021 from Humac to Medjugorje led by Father Marinko Sakota and visionary Ivan Dragovic.
Countless pilgrims also came from Ukraine to pray together with all other believers for peace in their country and in the whole world. Pray for peace, pray for Ukraine, protect from war all people who want to live in peace.