December 13, 2015

Homily of Archbishop Lori for the Opening of the Holy Doors & the Year of Mercy

I. Introduction Every year, during the season of Advent, the Church rejoices as the feast of Christmas, the birthday of the Lord, draws near. Listening to the voice of the Lord, the Church invites us to share in a joy that is even greater than the problems and anxieties that beset us and the dangers...
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The challenge of Our Lady of Guadalupe

We must announce to our culture today the truth of the God of Israel, the God of Jesus Christ, the God of non-violence and forgiving love.
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An Elf on the Shelf for myself (and my family)

We’ve never had an Elf on the Shelf. I’m lucky if we remember to bring the right lunches and backpacks to school every day. So adding something else to our lives didn’t seem like a good idea.Then our second grader ended up with an elf in his classroom at school.
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