• 2020 April 21

    Homily of Archbishop Grušas, Divine Mercy Sunday 2020

    Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, “Peace be with you!” These words of Jesus resonate in the hearts of the frightened disciples who are hiding behind closed doors afraid of persecution. We may not experience such direct persecution today, but many of us are in a very similar state: quarantined at home, afraid of contagion, […] Read more

  • 2020 April 13

    Easter Message from Vilnius – the City of Mercy

    Video message of Archbihop of Vilnius Gintaras Grušas: Easter greetings to all! I’m the Archbishop of Vilnius, speaking to you from the capital city of Lithuania also known as the city of Divine Mercy. Here in Vilnius, the Original Image of Divine Mercy, according to the revelations given to St. Faustina and under her direction, […] Read more

  • 2020 April 12

    Easter Greetings from Bishops of Vilnius

    May the closeness of the Risen Christ grant you true peace and encourage you to share it with everyone! Read more

  • 2019 December 25

    Merry Christmas from Vilnius!

    The birth of Christ is mankind’s source of joy. God so loves the world that He sends His Son to set us free from the slavery of sin and to lead us to the fullness of joy. We pray that during this New Year you allow the Lord to enter your life anew, so that […] Read more

  • 2019 November 22

    Homily of Abp Grušas – Burial of 1863 uprising participants’ remains

    Dear brothers and sisters, “For your freedom and ours!” – that was the motto of those who took part in the uprising. In God’s plan, nothing happens by chance. The insurgents’ remains which were discovered two years ago and are being buried today bear a message that is relevant for us today as well. What […] Read more

  • 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

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