Posts tagged as churches

Churches will be open this Easter – with restrictions

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

This week, Lutherans and Catholics will mark Palm Sunday, but next weekend is Easter – one of the most anticipated and celebrated festivities in the church. Latvian Television looked at the Covid-19 restrictions churchgoers have to follow during the holidays. This will be the second Easter in the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic. Last year the doors of many churches were closed, services were remote and people were invited to stay…

Despite lockdown in Lithuania, churches to reopen for mass

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Catholic churches in Lithuania will hold live services starting next week, the Bishops’ Conference announced on Tuesday. “Yes, we have made such a decision, since people have been asking and demanding it. I think people need spirituality, they are starving for it,” the archbishop of Šiauliai Eugenijus Bartulis told. Lithuania is currently under a coronavirus lockdown, with non-essential services, shops as well as all public events suspended. The Bishop’s Conference,…

Lithuanian churches to resume Sunday masses and weddings

Friday, May 8, 2020

Starting on May 10, Roman Catholic churches in Lithuania will resume holding services on Sundays, the Bishop’s Conference said on Thursday. The conference asked clergy and the faithful to continue following coronavirus safety guidelines. Baptism and wedding services may also be performed as long as social distancing is observed. The bishops suspended all public church services after the government introduced a nationwide coronavirus quarantine on March 16.Churches were  allowed  …