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titleCA – Farewell Mass and Celebration of Signator prof. M. Biržiška Life

Lithuania’s Independence Centennial Celebration continues in Vilnius’ Song Festival and afterward, the Republic of Lithuania on July 9-10-11 will hold a three day State funeral reburying Lithuania’s Declaration of Independence Signator prof. Mykolas Biržiška, his wife Bronislava Biržiškienė, his brothers’ prof. Vaclovas Biržiška, prof. Viktoras Biržiška, from LA Calvary Cemetary and Chicago’s Lithuanian National Cemetary to Vilnius’ Rasų Cemetary next to fellow Declaration of Independence Signator Jonas Basanavičius.

The Los Angeles Farewell Mass and Celebration of Life will be on Sunday, June 10 at 11 am St Casimir’s Church celebrated by Msgr. E. Putrimas and Pastor Rev. Tomas Karanauskas, Tolimi Aidai.

Noon Casual Lunch in the lower Hall

1 pm Celebration of Life to chronicle the Biržiška family’s lives from Viekšniai to Los Angeles living among us for 11 years 1950-1962.

Participating will be Tolimi Aidai, Spindulys, and featured will be a never-seen restored short color film by Juozas Pažėra of the
1962 Biržiška Funeral in LA. Refreshments served afterward.

If anyone has photographs of them, stories, remembrances, please contact us so we can include these contributions.

We invite all to come in Lithuanian costumes, organization uniforms so that Lithuania can see that we too value and honor their memory and we bid them farewell with great love. The event is organized by local Lithuanian Los Angeles Organizations, St Casimir Parish, and the Biržiška Family.

Los Angeles friends in Vilnius who will wish to attend the services July 10-11 let us know.
St Casimir Lithuanian Catholic Church (2718 St George St, Los Angeles, CA 90027)

Add to Calendar 10-06-2018 11:00:00 10-06-2018 11:00:00 CA – Farewell Mass and Celebration of Signator prof. M. Biržiška Life Lithuania’s Independence Centennial Celebration continues in Vilnius’ Song Festival and afterward, the Republic of Lithuania on July 9-10-11 will hold a three day State funeral reburying Lithuania’s Declaration of Independence Signator prof. Mykolas Biržiška, his wife Bronislava Biržiškienė, his brothers’ prof. Vaclovas Biržiška, prof. Viktoras Biržiška, from LA Calvary Cemetary and Chicago’s Lithuanian National Cemetary to Vilnius’ Rasų Cemetary next to fellow Declaration of Independence Signator Jonas Basanavičius. The Los Angeles Farewell Mass and Celebration of Life will be on Sunday, June 10 at 11 am St Casimir’s Church celebrated by Msgr. E. Putrimas and Pastor Rev. Tomas Karanauskas, Tolimi Aidai. St. Casimir Lithuanian Catholic Church false DD/MM/YYYY

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St. Casimir Lithuanian Catholic Church, 855 Evans st. W., Los Angeles, 90027, CA, USA