The traditional procession with Our Lady’s statue and candles in hands of numerous participants from more than 70 different countries took place on Friday, August 3, after the evening Holy Mass and as a part of Medjugorje Youth Festival Programme. The procession followed the main road towards Apparition Hill, then to Cross Mountain and then followed the main road back to the church. Fr. Dalibor Milas, newly ordained Franciscan who celebrated his first Holy Mass on July 29, 2012, was the main celebrant that evening and Fr. Branko Rados gave a Homily. There were 548 priests concelebrating as well.