The jurisdiction of His Excellency Bishop Mark A. Pivarunas, CMRI in Russia
Lithuania is the motherland for the families of Bishop Mark Pivarunas, CMRI, father of Casimir Puškorius, CMRI (previous superior general) and father Stanislaus Mažeika, MIC (our pastor in Moscow in 1967-1995).
The place of veneration to the icon of "Mater Misericordiae" in the chapel of Our Lady of Ostrabrama under the Gate of Dawn.
Pope Urban VIII proclaimed St. Casimir as the patron saint of Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
Pope Pius XII named Saint Casimir the special patron of Lithuanian youth.
On roof sides over the entrance into the Cathedral Basilica of St. Stanislaus and St. Ladislaus of Vilnius are statues of: St. Casimir,
St. Stanislaus (the patron of Poland), and St. Helena (in the centre with a golden cross).