• 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 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 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

  • 2017 June 25

    First Lithuanian Martyr of Soviet Regime Raised to the Altars

    Beatification of Teofilius Matulionis in Baltic capital draws crowds of young people.  Vilnius, Lithuania – June 25, 2017 Teofilius Matulionis, a Lithuanian priest and archbishop who spent more than 15 years in Soviet prisons and forced labor camps and was ultimately poisoned by the communist regime, was declared a Blessed Martyr today in Vilnius, the […] Read more

  • 2017 June 25

    Homily of Angelo Card. Amato, SDB at the Beatification of Teofilius Matulionis

    Blessed Teofilius Matulionis (1873-1962) Homily Angelo Card. Amato, SDB 1. Martirium propter aerumnas carceris. Death due to the hardships of imprisonment, such was the martyrdom of Blessed Teofilius Matulionis, Archbishop of Kaišiadorys.[1] The long and painful periods he spent in prisons, in concentration camps, in forced domicile, little by little exhausted his strong fiber of […] Read more

  • 2017 June 25

    Beatification of Ven. Teofilius in Vilnius, Lithuania

    Today, June 25th, the Beatification of Venerable Servant of God will commence at Cathedral Sq. Vilnius at 14. Welcome! Beatification book (in Latin with Lithuanian comments). The press release after beatification, sermon and speeches will be published here. Information for media: http://www.vilnensis.lt/information-for-media-about-beatification/?lang=en     Read more

  • 2017 June 8

    The Venerable Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis (1873–1962)

    In 2016, Pope Francis decided to beatify the martyr Servant of God Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis, who will thus become the second Beatified of Lithuanian descent, as well as a model to Christians all around the world, recognized by the Catholic Church. He is a person whose strength of character, unwavering respect for the values of […] Read more

  • 2017 May 8

    Registration for the beatification of Venerable Teofilius Matulionis

    The beatification ceremony of archbishop and martyr Teofilius Matulionis will be held in the Cathedral Square in Vilnius at 2 p.m. on 25 June 2017. We kindly invite groups to register and come not only from inside but from outside Lithuania, too. On the eve of the beatification, Vilnius Cathedral will be open for prayer […] Read more

  • E. Lasio nuotr. 2017 January 20

    The Week of Divine Mercy, 2017

    This year Divine Mercy Sunday will be celebrated on April 23, 2017. We kindly invite you to participate in the Way of Light on April 22, 9 PM. Traditionally the night before Divine Mercy Sunday the Christian denominations are doing the pilgrimage – walking the way of light from the Gate of Dawn Mother of Mercy […] Read more

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