• 2019 July 17

    The Extraordinary Missionary Month October 2019 

    Pope Francis announced the Extraordinary Missionary Month October 2019 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Pope Benedict XV’s Apostolic Letter Maximum Illud. The Theme of the Extraordinary Missionary Month October 2019 “Baptized and Sent: The Church of Christ on Mission in the World” is the theme chosen by Pope Francis for the Extraordinary Mission Month. Awakening the […] 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 May 31

    Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for World Communications Day

    MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE 53rd WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY “We are members one of another” (Eph 4,25). From social network communities to the human community Dear Brothers and Sisters, Ever since the internet first became available, the Church has always sought to promote its use in the service of the encounter between […] 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 September 22

    News about the papal visit

    Pope Francis is visiting Lithuania on September 22nd-23rd.  All news about the ongoing papal visit can be followed at popieziausvizitas.lt. Photographs can be found here. All speeches delivered by the pope are available here.   Read more

  • 2018 August 23

    Announcement about the route along which people will be able to greet Pope Francis

    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

  • 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 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

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