• 2018 March 9

    Abp Gintaras Grušas on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Visit to Lithuania (video)

    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

  • 2018 February 14

    On February 16, 2018 – the Centennial of the Restored State of Lithuania

    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

  • 2018 February 10

    Consecration of Lithuania to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Patroness of Lithuania

    On the 11th of February of this year, at 12 o’clock noon in Trakai at the Basilica of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Bishops of Lithuania will celebrate a solemn Holy Mass, during which Lithuania will be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Patroness of Lithuania. What is the significance of […] Read more

  • 2018 February 2

    Statement of Archbishop Gintaras Grušas regarding the decision by the European Court of Human Rights in the case Sekmadienis Ltd. v. Lithuania

    Statement of Archbishop Gintaras Grušas, President of the Lithuanian Bishop’s Conference, regarding the decision by the European Court of Human Rights in the case Sekmadienis Ltd. v. Lithuania The decision of the Strasbourg Court opens the way for businesses to profit at the expense of the dignity of other members of society. Such advertising has […] Read more

  • 2018 January 31

    Homily of Abp Paul Richard Gallagher in Holy Mass Commemorating Freedom Defenders’ Day of Lithuania

    Homily of His Excellency Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher Cathedral of Saints Stanislaus and Ladislaus, Vilnius, Lithuania The Freedom Defenders’ Day of Lithuania, 13 January 2018 Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, I am very pleased to be able to celebrate the Eucharist with you today, when you commemorate those who died for you country’s freedom.  In […] Read more

  • 2017 December 24

    Merry Christmas from Vilnius!

    The Lord bless you and keep you! The Lord let his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you! The Lord look upon you kindly and give you peace! (Numbers 6:22-26) The face of the Divine Child reveals to Mary the Heavenly Father‘s love, allowing her to feel secure in the hands of a […] Read more

  • 2017 November 29

    The original Image of Divine Mercy: It’s not where you might think

    By Hannah Brockhaus Among Catholic devotions, the Divine Mercy message is well-known: the iconic image of Christ, with rays of red and white pouring from his heart; St. Faustina, called the “Apostle of Divine Mercy;” and the Basilica of Divine Mercy in Krakow, Poland. But what you might not know is that more than 450 miles […] Read more

  • 2017 September 29

    Rev. Darius Trijonis named Vilnius Auxiliary

    The Holy Father has appointed as auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of Vilnius, Lithuania, the Rev. Darius Trijonis of the clergy of the diocese of Telšiai, currently parish administrator of the Cathedral of Telšiai, assigning him the titular see of Fissiana. The Rev. Darius Trijonis was born in Telšiai, episcopal city, on 21 April 1973. […] Read more

  • 2017 June 26

    Address of Gratitude by Archbishop Gintaras Grušas at the Beatification of Teofilius Matulionis

    We are witnesses to a historic event. Lithuania has another Blessed and intercessor in Heaven. Let us audaciously pray for the intercession of the Blessed Martyr Teofilius, asking for abundant graces and miracles. Like Teofilius, let us trust with all our heart in God’s Providence – that he will provide us with everything we need. […] Read more

  • 2017 June 25

    Video and photos for Media from Beatification

    Beatification of Teofilius Matulionis in Vilnius, Lithuania, June 25   HD Quality videos of the Mass: https://youtu.be/9B4M8FbC5Dg (3’50 min); https://youtu.be/RP95dKoVxUI (2 minutes). It can be downloaded freely  and used for multimedia purposes without licence.   Text for videos: First Lithuanian Martyr of Soviet Regime Raised to the Altars Beatification of Teofilius Matulionis in Baltic capital draws crowds of young people […] Read more

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