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The Path to Racial Justice

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is committed to bringing an end to racism in all its forms, both in our society and in our church.

Read statements from Maryland and U.S. bishops on racial justice, and find news coverage, a prayer to end racism, resources and more. Also watch a special Sept. 13 livestream Mass celebrated by Archbishop William E. Lori at St. Peter Claver in West Baltimore here.

Life is Beautiful

January is set aside as a special time when we reflect on the sanctity of life from conception until natural death.

Visit our “Life is Beautiful” page for information on special events, including a Mass at the Baltimore Basilica celebrated by Archbishop William E. Lori, a virtual youth event and more!  We also provide parish resources and other information. 

Click here.

Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is continuously consulting with pastors, lay leaders, state and health officials and others to make sure our parishes, schools and other facilities are safe spaces during the coronavirus pandemic.  For the most up-to-date guidelines on our policies, click the links to the right. Additional resources are below. 

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Catholic Review Radio

Susan Pieper speaks about practical ways of growing in friendship with Jesus in the new year and the gift of friendship that helps us along the way.

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Featured Homily

Priests and deacons throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore provide wonderful spiritual insights through their homilies and reflections.

Press play below to listen to our featured homily from Father Gregory Chervenak, OFM, Cap., pastor of Our Lady of the Mountains in Cumberland. For more homilies, click here.

Podcasts from the Department of Evangelization

How We Grieve asks questions that are helpful to those experiencing loss and friends and family who want to comfort them.

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Minivans to Mass explores how we can form families of missionary disciples and how we can make our parishes more family-friendly.

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For today’s liturgical readings, visit the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ page.


Repentance,  Reform and  Renewal

Archbishop William E. Lori addresses the crisis of abuse in the Catholic Church.

Financial Transparency

The Archdiocese of Baltimore is committed to financial transparency and accountability. It strives to ensure good stewardship of the funds entrusted to its parishes, schools and central services.

For information about annual reports, financial statements and more, click here.  


Legacy Continues

New Catholic school on track for Baltimore

On Oct. 23, Archbishop William E. Lori broke ground on Mother Mary Lange Catholic School, the first Catholic elementary school to be built in the city in 60 years! 

A Response to the Netflix Series, "The Keepers"

Promise to Protect and Promote Healing

Watch video interviews with key figures and access fact sheets, statements, news articles and other resources here.

We are called to be a light brightly visible, not to proclaim ourselves but to proclaim Christ Jesus as Lord.”
– Archbishop William E. Lori 

Archbishop William E. Lori offers his homily during the opening Mass of the 136th Supreme Convention of the Knight of Columbus at the Baltimore Convention Center August 7. (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)

Welcome to the Archdiocese of Baltimore

God calls the Catholics of the Archdiocese of Baltimore to be a welcoming, worshipping community of faith, hope, and love. Through his Spirit, the Lord Jesus lives in those who believe, and reaches into our world with his saving message and healing love.

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Find a Parish

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has 153 parishes and missions located in nine counties and the City of Baltimore.

Click here to go to Parish Directory Page

Find a School

Every Catholic school in the Archdiocese provides academic excellence and quality programs in a faith-based environment.

Click here to go to School Page

Your Church at Work

To view “Your Church at Work,” click here