Lithuania

Our Lady of Siluva

The Shrine of Our Lady of Siluva

+370 428 43190

Švč. M.M. Apreiškimo koplyčia, Šiluva, Kauno apskritis, Litva

The Shrine of our Lady of Siluva Since the beginning of the XVI century Siluva has been famous for the indulgenced Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, popularly called “Šilinės”. Ever since that time, pilgrims have been attracted to this venerable image of the Blessed Virgin Mary holding the Child Jesus in her arms. Siluva is famous for the first widely known apparition of the Mother of God in Europe.Continue Reading

Shrine of Divine Mercy in Vilnius

Shrine of Divine Mercy Vilnius Lithuania

+370 524 33313

Vilniaus Dievo Gailestingumo šventovė, Dominikonų gatvė, Vilna, Litva

Every day: 24 hours

About the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Vilnius Located in the heart of the Lithuanian capital, the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Vilnius attracts believers and nonbelievers from all over the city every day. Pilgrims from around the world are drawn here as well, desiring refreshment from the streams of grace coming from the Heart of Merciful Jesus.Continue Reading

Samogitian Calvary Žemaičių Kalvarija

Žemaičių Kalvarija – Samogitian Calvary

+ 370 448 43 088

Žemaičių Kalvarijos paštas, Žemaičių Kalvarija, Telšių apskritis, Litva

Žemaičių Kalvarija – Samogitian Calvary Samogitian Calvary, where the Calvaries were brought from Western Europe in the first half of the 17th century, for the first time is mentioned in written sources in 1253. The first church in this part of Samogitia was built in 1593. Later, in 1619, another little church, the church of St. John the Baptist was erected on the St. John Hill, and a parish established in 1622.Continue Reading

Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn

Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn Vilnius – Aušros Vartai, Prayer

+ 37 05 212 35 13

Gates of Dawn, Aušros Vartų g. 14, Vilnius 01303, Litva

Every day 6:00 to 19:00

Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn Lithuanian lands attacks on Tatars and šlyjant relations with Russia, Lithuania, the Grand Duke in 1503. Vilnius gave the privilege to build a stone wall around the entire city. It is said that the foundation stone was laid in the place where the road to Medininkai continue – through a person towards Minsk. The stone was consecrated, it began the gate, later nicknamed Dawn, construction.Continue Reading

Hill of Crosses

Hill of Crosses Lithuania

Hill of Crosses, Šiauliai, Litva

Every day: 24 hours

Religious meaning of the Hill of Crosses Lithuania The Hill of Crosses, where people not only from Lithuania have put crosses for couple centuries, witnesses faithfulness and trust of a Christian community to Christ and his Cross. This is an expression of a spontaneous religiousness of the people, and is a symbol not of grief and death but of Faith, Love and Sacrifice.Continue Reading