Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Ordination of Kevin Ewing to the Priesthood

Key to preaching the Gospel with courage and love is our daily conversion as priests, our striving for personal holiness. When our lives are attuned in all respects to the saving will of God the Father, then our tongue is loosened; then we preach with the credibility of a living witness, and our proclamation bears...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Fortnight for Freedom 2017 Opening Mass

Not unlike More and Fisher, we find ourselves in a new situation undreamt of only a short time ago. And while no one as yet has paid the ultimate price, we must not fail to recognize that, in many quarters, religious freedom no longer is understood as a fundamental human right taking precedence over others....
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Corpus Christi 2017

This beautiful feast of Corpus Christi has been celebrated for centuries to strengthen our faith in the mystery of the Eucharist, by which the Risen Lord remains with us and accompanies us on our journey, all the while enabling us to be present to one another along the way.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Trinity Sunday

God the Father is the lover; God the Son is the beloved; and God the Holy Spirit is bond of love that they share.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Votive Mass of the Sacred Heart

Mother Teresa’s words prompted me to realize that my vocation did not rest on my own good will or my desire to serve but rather on a love – deeper, wider, and more beautiful than I ever imagined. She taught me that my vocation was not my own project. Rather, the Lord was calling me,...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Votive Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The most consequential of angelic visits was to a humble maiden in Nazareth. This time it was not Raphael who visited but rather the Archangel Gabriel. He delivered the message that Mary was to be the Mother of the Messiah, whose name would be Jesus, because he would save the people from their sins.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Vigil of Pentecost

God’s Son became one of us and died on the Cross to restore our relationship to the Father, undermined by sin. And, as Pope Francis teaches, “From the immense gift of love which is Jesus’ death on the Cross, the Holy Spirit has been poured out on humanity like a vast torrent of grace.”
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: St. Josemaria Escriva

Through the Spirit, we share in the unique Son-ship of Christ and for that reason we claim God as our Father and as members of his family, the Church, we experience his goodness and mercy –the fullness of life and love for which our human spirit longs.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Solemnity of the Ascension

The Risen Lord is sending us on mission, a mission of evangelization. Even if we don’t feel quite prepared for it, not quite properly formed, doubtful about our chances of success, hesitant to engage others about the faith, the Lord is telling us, as he told the Apostles, “You will be my witnesses . ....
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Transitional Diaconate Ordination

As deacons, and later, God willing, as priests, I urge to build on what you’ve been given. Ensure that every day includes Holy Mass, the Breviary, a Holy Hour, and the Rosary. Punctuate your day with prayer, with meditation, and with praise.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Thursday, 6th Week of Easter; Feast of St. Bede the Venerable

Let us ask St. Bede to pray for us that our lives might be marked as his was by the love of learning and the desire for God.
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Archbishop Lori’s Panel Discussion: “Interior and Exterior Freedom”

One way to re-start the conversation on religious freedom is to focus anew on interior freedom – both natural and supernatural.
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