Christian PilgrimagePilgrimages in LithuaniaJohn Paul II and Lithuania
Heavenly Mother!
In your image at Krekenava
you are famed for miracles
that pull people right out of the fire.
Jonas Mačiulis-Maironis
Near Krekenava Shrine

Information for Pilgrims

FEASTS during which indulgences may be gained
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Aug 15
Indulgenced Feast of the Assumption – from Aug 14 to Aug 22
Monthly indulgenced feast – the 15th of each month
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God – Jan 1
Feast of St Anthony of Padua – Jun 13 (transferred to the nearest Sunday)
Feast of Our Lady of the Snows – Aug 5
Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Sep 8
Feast of the Immaculate Conception – Dec 8

Sundays 10:00, 12:00
Weekdays 18:00
During the Assumption 8:00, 9:30, 12:00, 19:00
During other indulgenced feasts 9.30, 11.30, 18.00

Confessions are heard
During the Indulgenced Feast of the Assumption: all day from early morning
On Sundays and during other indulgenced feasts: during Holy Mass

The church is open everyday from 9:00 until the end of evening prayers


Krekenava Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Bažnyčios g. 18, Krekenava, 38306 Panevėžio r.
Tel. +370 45 593 258