Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Admission to Candidacy

“Getting there” is a life-long process but now with fixed points along the way: lector, acolyte, and God willing, diaconal ordination – and your ongoing formation as deacons, a formation that ceases only when you enter into heavenly glory.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

The choice before us, then, is between God and mammon. The prudent choice is God. The imprudent choice is fleeting wealth.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Opening Mass for a Symposium on St. Teresa of Calcutta;

On this anniversary of Inspiration Day, let us ask St. Teresa of Calcutta to smile upon us, to deepen our life of prayer, to confirm our resolution to serve Jesus in the poorest of the poor, and to practice a charity that bears witness to the Gospel and unifies the Church.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

It is a real pleasure to be with you here at Archbishop Spalding High School and to install your new president, Brian Kohler.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Wednesday of the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time; National Conference of Vocations Directors

The Beatitudes are not rigid moral rules cloaked in kinder, gentler language. Rather, they are above all a portrait of Christ whose coming into the world ushered in the Kingdom of God with reversed views and values, very different from the world all around us.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Tuesday of the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time; National Conference of Vocations Directors

I am delighted that you came here to Baltimore to discern how best to carry forward your ministry, so important for the life of the Church, and pray your deliberations, emboldened by trust in God’s providential love, will bear fruit in abundance for the Church in the United States and for the dioceses which each...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

God gives us grace, a share in his life, not merely to affirm us but to cleanse our hearts of sin and to transform our lives with love.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time; St. Vincent DePaul National Assembly

In calling us to discipleship, the Lord doubles down on what it will cost us. If we would personally share in the poverty of the poor, then we must be detached from property and possessions.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Address on Religious Liberty; Catholic War Veterans Convention

In defending these United States, you also defend its values, and the freedoms which are embedded in its founding documents, chief among them, religious liberty.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time; Catholic War Veterans Convention

It is Christ who has conquered sin and death and if we wish to win the victory we must acknowledge him as our leader and participate in his life and mission, principally through the Eucharist but also by an active life of faith.
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