Saturday, September 22, Meeting with Youth in Vilnius, Cathedral Sq. Sunday, September 23, Holy Mass in Kaunas, Confluence park.
The Vilnius Pilgrim app, available for iOS and Android, allows pilgrims and visitors of Vilnius to discover and explore the many religious sites found in this City of Mercy. (more…)
A team of documentarists travel through Europe and the United States uncovering the details of the story about the Original Image of Divine Mercy. In 1934, at the request of Jesus himself, St Faustina and her confessor, Blessed Michal Sopocko, began working with an artist to duplicate on a canvas her mystical vision of the Merciful Jesus.
3D model will give millions of Catholics around the world access to the to the image of Divine Mercy Vilnius is a major pilgrim destination for Catholics, attracting thousands every year The image of Divine Mercy is world-famous, but few know it originates in Vilnius The unveiling of the 3D model will coincide with Pope […] Read more
Apostolic Trip of His Holiness Francis to (22-23 September 2018) The programme of the Apostolic Trip of His Holiness Francis to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia was published on 5 July; the following is the updated programme: Saturday 22 September 2018 ROME-VILNIUS 07:30 Departure by air from Rome/Fiumicino for Vilnius 11:30 Arrival at Vilnius International Airport WELCOME CEREMONY […] Read more
Journalists wishing to receive information and press releases on the visit of Pope Francis to Lithuania are invited to fill out the registration form below. Before arrival and during the visit, the most up-to-date information will be sent to the specified e-mail. Registration form. Contact e-mail for foreign media: media(@)vilnensis.lt Telephone: 8 677 21 591 […] Read more
A month remains before the visit of Pope Francis to Lithuania. This is an announcement about the route along which people will be able to see and greet the Pope’s riding in Popemobile. Pope Francis is coming to Lithuania to see its people. For much of his stay, he has opted to travel not in […] Read more
Pope Francis will visit Lithuania on September 22 and 23. The two-day apostolic visit will take him to Vilnius and Kaunas. The Holy Father’s schedule includes a stop to pray at the former KGB headquarters in the center of Vilnius, the Baltic nation’s capital. For 50 years, the Soviets planned and carried out crimes in […] Read more
The EWTN broadcasted the Holy Mass on Divine Mercy Sunday, 8 April 2018, celebrated by Archbishop Gintaras Grušas in the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Vilnius, where the original image of Divine Mercy is venerated. The video of the Holy Mass and a virtual pilgrimage in Vilnius guided by Archbishop Gintaras Grušas is here: Read more
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, At the center of the gospel this Divine Mercy Sunday we see the unfolding of the drama of the apostle Thomas: “Until I see, I will not believe” – says Thomas (cf. Jn 20,25). Within his stubborness is hidden more than just a hardness of heart. Incredibly, doubting Thomas […] Read more
Welcoming the invitation of the respective heads of state and bishops, His Holiness Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Visit to the Baltic States from 22 to 25 September 2018, visiting the cities of Vilnius and Kaunas in Lithuania; Riga and Aglona in Latvia and Tallin in Estonia. Read more
On February 16, 2018, we will solemnly celebrate the Centennial of the Restored State of Lithuania. The celebration by the Catholic Church in Lithuania of the Centennial of restored statehood will begin on Sunday, February 11, when Lithuania’s bishops together with the faithful perform an act of consecration of Lithuania to the Immaculate Heart of […] Read more