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Šv. Marija

St. Mary

The mother of Jesus Christ


Utena /  Šv. Marija   Utena /  Šv. Marija


Stone statue of St. Mary on a large pedestal.


Old sign:
Aušros Vartai
šv. Kazimiero karstas ir Gedimino pilis,
amžiais lietuviams yra ir bus brangus
The Gates of Dawn
St. Casimir casket and Gediminas Castle
ages Lithuanians are and will be expensive ?

Three new signs:

„laisvę krauju atkovojome,
darbu išugdėme, vieningi
būdami išlaikysime
nepriklausoma tėvynę
„neapleisk aukščiausias


ir brangios tėvynėsʺ

lietuvos nepriklausomybės
22 metų sukakčiau paminėti
utenos kat. vyrų skyrius ir
utenos kat. moterų
Translation? Translation?

Quotation from a poem by
Maironis, Kur bėga Šešupė

22th anniversary of
Lithuanian independence
Utena Cath. men's section and
Utena Cat. women's

Depictions of Saint Mary

Saint Mary, as the mother of Jesus Christ, has a central role in the life of the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic veneration of her as the Blessed Virgin Mary has grown over time both in importance and manifestation, not only in prayer but in art, poetry and music. She is usually depicted as a beautiful young woman, with a (blue) mantle. In the majority of the depictions she is having the Infant Jesus in her arms or on her lap.
Attributes of Saint Mary: The Infant Jesus sometimes has some attributes too:


Locatie (N 55°29'39" - E 25°36'18")

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Item Code: lt005; Photograph: 12 July 2013
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