The museum’s publications

Spiritual Children of Fribourg: Lithuanians at the University of Fribourg and...

The catologue of the exhibition is the first attempt to present for the public the intellectual activity of Lithuanians who studied at the Catholic University of Fribourg in the late 19th and the first half of the 20th century and their importance for the fledgling modern state of Lithuania through the activity of the Rūta–Lituania student society and related artefacts.
The Monastic Orders of Vilnius and Their Treasuries: St. Michael the...

The book presents the history and the most important episodes of the St. Michael the archangel Bernardine Sisters Monastery in Vilnius, with a focus on the cultural and artistic legacy of the Bernardine nuns. In the Soviet era the monastery was closed. The convent ensemble was damaged by negligence, part of the paintings were scattered in museums or disappeared. The artworks which used to belong to the monastery, were brought back with the efforts of researchers, restorers and museum workers and now are exhibited in the Church Heritage Museum which is housed in the former convent.
The Mission Stations. The Centenary Way of Lithuanian Missionaries....

The catalogue presents exhibits that are shown in the exhibition and belong to the collection “The Mission Station”. Their historical, cultural meaning and circumstances that made the exhibits a part of the collection are presented. The second part of the book is dedicated to biographies of Lithuanian missionaries and mission volunteers. 35 stories tell about creativity, sense of humor, surprising moments and extraordinary experiences of the people who sacrificed their well-known and comfortable everyday life for humanitarian aid and evangelization.
Masterpieces of the History of the Veneration of St Casimir: Lithuania –...

In the catalogue, a unique exhibition “Masterpieces of the History of the Veneration of St Casimir: Lithuania – Italy” is presented. The most valuable St Casimir-themed works from the largest museums of Palermo and Florence, the Medici Treasury and the Archives of the Basilica of St Lawrence are shown for the first time in the history of Lithuania. The exhibition introduces a very important stage in the history of Lithuania, shows the spread of the cult of the patron saint of Lithuania, and reveals religious and political exchange and relations with Catholic institutions in Europe.
The Cathedral Basilica of St Stanislaus and St Ladislaus in Vilnius: A Guide

Vilnius Archcathedral Basilica of Saint Stanislaus and Saint Ladislaus is one of the earliest and most important Catholic temples in Lithuania. The historical and spiritual significance of the cathedral, which served the believers without interruption from the Christianization of Lithuania in 1387 to the middle of the twentieth century, and which was returned to them in 1988, is witnessed by the magnificent chapels endowed by nobles, masterpieces of painting, sculpture and goldsmith’s art from various periods, several dozens of memorial plaques, tombstone monuments and epitaphs. A Guide to the Cathedral Basilica of St Stanislaus and St Ladislaus in Vilnius expands our acquaintance with the cathedral’s rich historical heritage and presents the history of the inseparable part of the cathedral – the bell tower – and its current exhibition.








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