Events to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the death of blessed Teofilius Matulionis

free of charge
Event date
2022-08-20 16:00 To 21:00


4:00 p.m. In the sacred museum of Birštonas - the head of the Department of Modern Times of the historian Doc. Dr. Arūnas Streikaus' lecture dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Chronicle of the Catholic Church of Lithuania.

7:00 p.m. Birštonas St. An hour of sacred music will be held in the church of Antanas Paduvietis. Participants: KAUNOS STRING QUARTET ( Karolina Beinarytė-Palekauskienė (1st violin), Aistė Mikutytė (2nd violin), Eglė Lapinskė (viola), Saulius Bartulis (cello)).

8:00 p.m. St. Mass Birštonas St. Anthony of Padua church.

In 1957, Blessed T. Matulionis secretly ordained canon Vincentas Sladkevičius as a bishop in Biršton, whose personality was very important to the Church of Lithuania. With this choice, the blessed Bishop of Kaišiadori decided today as well. Maybe there wouldn't have been the resistance and the Movement we had - that was the great insight of Archbishop Teofilius.

Events are free. We invite you to participate!