Short Facts

  • The first church of Šiluva was established on September 1st, 1475 and was named Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
  • In 1613 the town was first mentioned on the map.
  • After the reformation the lands of the Catholics were regained, and the church was rebuilt in 1623-1624. From 1646 the painting Blessed Virgin Mary with the Divine Child became known for favours gained while praying by it.
  • The current brick basilica, named Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, was consecrated on September 8th, 1786.
  • On the same day, with the approval from the Pope, the painting of Mary was crowned in the Basilica. It is the highest way to pay respect to the painting and acknowledge its importance to the prayers of the faithful.
  • On September 7th , 1993, Pope John Paul II came to Šiluva.

Intercity buses

  • Kaunas – Raseiniai – Šiluva – Kelmė – Telšiai
  • Kaunas – Šiluva – Tytuvėnai – Kelmė – Šiauliai
  • Raseiniai – Šiluva – Tytuvėnai – Kelmė – Šiauliai
  • Skuodas – Plungė – Telšiai – Kelmė – Raseiniai – Šiluva – Kaunas – Vilnius
  • Šiauliai – Kelmė – Tytuvėnai – Šiluva – Betygala – Ariogala – Kaunas
  • Šiauliai – Kelmė – Tytuvėnai – Šiluva – Raseiniai
  • Telšiai – Kelmė – Šiluva – Raseiniai – Kaunas
  • Vilkaviškis – Šakiai – Jurbarkas – Raseiniai – Šiluva – Radviliškis – Šiauliai
  • Vilnius – Kaunas – Raseiniai – Šiluva – Kelmė – Šiauliai
  • Vilnius – Kaunas – Raseiniai – Šiluva – Kelmė – Telšiai – Plungė – Skuodas

You can find the timetables of these buses by typing in the town you are coming from and the day of your trip:

Regional buses of Raseiniai district

Raseiniai Bus Station Information
Phone: +370 (428) 51333
Mobile phone: +370 615 28351
http://raseiniuautobusuparkas.lt
Adress: Vilniaus str. 3, Raseiniai

Pilgrim House Of John Paul II

Address

Jurgaičio str. 5, 60432 Šiluva, Raseinių distr.

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Contacts

Mobile phone: +370 687 871 24 (administrator sis. Onutė Šarakauskaitė SJE)
Phone: +370 (428) 792 00
Email: jono.pauliaus.namai@siluva.lt

Information

Parking
Closed, private in the inner yard.
For handicapped people
The first floor is suited for disabled guests:
Entrance from parking place;
Conference room, kitchen, toilets and shower.
Payment
Bank transfer.
Cash.
No possibility to pay by card.
You can get invoices.

Rooms

26 twin rooms.
If needed an additional small bed might be added.
Each room has its own individual toilet and shower.
Bedding and towels.
Free Wi-Fi.
All rooms are non-smoking.
Animals are not welcome.


Parish House

Address

Raseinių str. 16, 60432 Šiluva, Raseiniai distr.

Contacts

+370 698 55030 (s. Ignė Bazilevičiūtė SJE)

Information

Dining room
Stove, fridge, kettle. Basic plates and dishes. Possibility to cook by yourselves.

Conference hall
Up to 50 people.

Hall in the second floor
For group up to 30 people. Possibility to sleep on mattresses.

Chapel
For group up to 30 people. liturgical inventory not provided.

For handicapped people
The first floor is suited for disabled guests: entrance, conference hall, 3 rooms, kitchen, toilets and shower.

Rooms

Up to 30 people (beds/mattresses). Bed linen and towels not provided. No Wi-Fi.
All rooms are non-smoking. Animals are not welcome.