PILGRIMAGES

Revelations in Vilnius

Revelations in Vilnius Introduction to Vilnius Pilgrimage The following extracts from the Diary of St. Faustina are a small sample of many of the extraordinary events that took place during St. Faustina’s time in Vilnius. On our pilgrimage, we will visit the convent...

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The Hill of Crosses

The Hill of Crosses The Hill of Crosses is one of the most special places we will visit on our Divine Mercy pilgrimage. The Hill of Crosses is a small hill were thousands of Catholics place a cross and say a prayer for their personal intensions. The Hill of Crosses is...

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Siluva – Apparition of Our Lady

Siluva - Apparition of Our Lady On our pilgrimage we will also have an opportunity to visit Siluva, which is one of the first apparition sites of Our Lady in Europe. In order to appreciate the holiness of this religious site, it is necessary to know its history....

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Lithuanian Culture

Lithuanian Culture The culture of Lithuania, like all countries, has been greatly influenced by their turbulent past. Lithuania has endured long periods of occupation by outside forces, but this has contributed to the construction of their modern country. Nowadays,...

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Vilnius Cathedral

Vilnius Cathedral While on our pilgrimage, we will visit the famous Vilnius Cathedral in the Old Town. This is one of the most beautiful churches in Lithuania and on its walls are some of the most inspiring paintings and frescos in the world. Vilnius Cathedral is over...

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Sisters of Merciful Jesus

Sisters of Merciful Jesus The "Sisters of the Merciful Jesus" which Jesus asked Saint Faustina to found, were founded in Vilnius on the instructions and guidance of Jesus Himself. This order asked for by God to give their lives praying for mercy for the world. This is...

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Brothers of Merciful Jesus

Brothers of Merciful Jesus On our pilgrimage, we will visit with the Brothers of Merciful Jesus. This congregation was founded because Jesus asked St. Faustina to start a new congregation whose charism would be to pray for mercy and to tell the world about the...

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St. Casimir’s Catholic Church – Vilnius

St. Casimir’s Catholic Church - Vilnius While we are on pilgrimage in Vilnius, you will have an afternoon off for shopping and wonder around the breathtakingly beautiful city of Vilnius. One of the places we strongly recommend you visit is St. Casimir’s Church in the...

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Fr. Sopocko’s House

Fr. Sopocko's House On our pilgrimage we will visit Blessed Fr. Sopocko’s house. This house has been renovated by the 'Divine Mercy in Action' foundation' HUDT and  was converted to the the first convent for the Sisters of Merciful Jesus in Vilnius, a congregation...

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The Gate of Dawn – Vilnius

The Gate of Dawn - Vilnius During the 16th Century, Vilnius had many enemies who were trying to invade their city. In order to protect themselves, they build a large wall around the city with nine gates. Each of the gates had religious icons and pictures for the...

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