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Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to
Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

This weekend, Pope Francis will embark on a four-day Apostolic Journey to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. From September 22nd to 25th, the Holy Father will tour the Baltic nations and visit many of the same places that Pope St. John Paul visited twenty-five years ago.

This intense trip will take the Holy Father to two Marian shrines, youth rallies, and a religious persecution and liberation museum. The pope will also reach out to other Christians by attending two major ecumenical encounters that will commemorate each nation's fight for freedom from oppression when the three Baltic nations declared their independence from Russia in 1918.

Salt + Light TV will broadcast many of the events on the network over the weekend along with highlight coverage on Perspectives Daily next week.

Schedule All times are in EST

  Saturday, September 22

Apostolic Journey to Lithuania: Meeting in the Presidential Palace
Apostolic Journey to Lithuania: Visit to the Mater Misericordiae Shrine
Apostolic Journey to Lithuania: Meeting with Young People, Visit to Cathedral

  Sunday, September 23

Apostolic Journey to Lithuania: Holy Mass from Santakos Park in Kaunas
Messe au parc Santakos de Kaunas (Lituanie) suivie de l'Angélus
Apostolic Journey to Lithuania: Meeting with Priests from Cathedral of Kaunas
Apostolic Journey to Lithuania: Prayer at the Monument of the Victims

  Monday, September 24

Apostolic Journey to Latvia: Meeting of Pope Francis in Presidential Palace
Apostolic Journey to Latvia: Rigas Doms - Ecumenical Prayer
Apostolic Journey to Latvia: Visit of Pope Francis to Saint James Cathedral
Apostolic Journey to Latvia: Holy Mass from Shrine of the Mother of God
Messe au Sanctuaire de la Mère de Dieu d'Aglona

  Tuesday, September 25

Apostolic Journey to Estonia: Meeting in the Presidential Palace
Apostolic Journey to Estonia: Ecumenical Meeting with Young People
Apostolic Journey to Estonia: Meeting in Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral
Apostolic Journey to Estonia: Freedom Square Holy Mass
Messe sur la Place de la Liberté à Tallinn (Estonie)
All scheduled times are subject to change

More Info:

"We have to leave our fears behind": Homily of Pope Francis at Mass in Tallinn, Estonia
Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily at the final celebration of Mass during his Apostolic Journey to the Baltic States. ...read more
"Learning to trust is an art": Pope Francis to young Christians in Estonia
Read Pope Francis' speech to the young Christians of Estonia, encouraging them to be fearless in following the Gospel and reaching out to others in love. ...read more
Today's episode brings you highlights of the pope's time in Lithuania and an interview with Cardinal Thomas Collins on Catholic Missions in Canada. ...read more
Homily of Pope Francis at Mass in Aglona, Latvia
In this homily from an important Marian shrine in Latvia, Pope Francis urges us to look to Mary as our model in learning to "touch the suffering of others". ...read more
“The music of the Gospel”: Pope Francis to Christians in Riga
Read this address from Pope Francis, in which he uses the metaphor of an organ to encourage Christians to maintain the "music of the Gospel" in their lives. ...read more