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Morning program Youth Festival in Medjugorje on Monday, August 4th began with prayer and continued with catechesis from Father Ante Vuckovic. The Youth then heard testimony from Mirjana Dragicevic-Soldo, who urged young people to be apostles and witnesses of God's love, to pray for the priests, and to the world they live in God's communion with other brothers and sisters. Witnessed a young couple Matthias and Zeljko Milošić who have been married for almost two years. In those two years, they experienced the fruits of their decision to live premarital purity adopted by the beginning of their relationship. That is why the movement "Young Heart of Mary" decided to grace all attest that such a decision and life brings. Smashing testimony from Antonio Stroccia permanent deacon from Italy. A few days ago his daughter died, but he had to come to Medjugorje and to witness to the youth about the life of faith. In the afternoon we heard testimony from Dr. Eric, his wife and son Eric Leen junior from Belgium. Dr. Eric and his wife have a total of 10 children, and they talked about how Medjugorje affected their family life.  Fr. Liam Lawton, a priest of the Diocese of Kildare in Dublin, Ireland, spoke to the youth. He was one of the first to launch Youth Festival in Medjugorje with Fr Slavko. In the end,  Nabil Abu Nicola of Nazareth spoke about his experience of Medjugorje and the New Life Community. He noted that in Medjugorjehe feels at home like in Nazareth. The program continued with the evening liturgical and prayer program at the Dome of the Church of St. Jacob. In 18.00 hours the rosary was led by Fr Karlo Lovric, Mass of at 19.00 was presided by Fr Bojan Rizvan, ordained priests of the Franciscan Province of St. Zadar. Jerome and concelebrated by 534 priests. Father Ante Vuckovic preached the homily this evening. Following Holy Mass was Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

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