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  • 2019 July 1

    The Homily of Archbishop Gintaras Grušas in Lublin

    Today’s liturgical readings urge us to reflect on how God calls individuals and nations into service and relationship throughout salvation history.  In our first reading we have the story of the call of Elisha to leave his current life and follow the great prophet Elijah. A call that will eventually make him Elijah’s successor.  He […] Read more

  • 2019 April 29

    Archbishop Grušas’ Homily on Divine Mercy Sunday

    Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, hearing the words of today’s gospel: “when the doors were locked, where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews” (Jn 20:19) – we remember our brothers and sisters in Sri Lanka and other places around the world where Christians are persecuted today, where to gather to pray means to […] Read more

  • 2018 April 10

    Homily of Abp Gintaras Grušas on Divine Mercy Sunday in the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Vilnius

    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

  • 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 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

  • 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 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 12

    Archbishop to become Lithuania’s first beatified Soviet-era martyr

    A Lithuanian archbishop who was murdered with a lethal injection after 16 years in prisons and labor camps was to become the first Catholic martyr from the country’s communist era to be declared blessed. The beatification ceremony for Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis, who died in 1962, was planned for June 25 in Vilnius, the Lithuanian capital. […] Read more

  • 2017 April 24

    Archbishop Gintaras Grušas’ Divine Mercy Sunday Homily

    Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, In today’s first reading we see a joyful, open and vibrant community of apostles.  In these early years of the Church, what did the Church look like to those who witnessed this new phenomenon?  In our first reading we heard that “Awe came upon everyone”, the faithful enjoyed “favor […] Read more

Vilniaus arkivyskupijos kurija, Šventaragio 4, Vilnius, Lietuva

curia@vilnensis.lt, www.vilnensis.lt