Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time; Mass of the Holy Spirit

You will find here heroic goodness even in the most disadvantaged neighborhoods. You will discover here a wealth of history and culture and neighborhoods that are flourishing with young people and new life.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Faith Fest

In the Gospel, we heard of the lost sheep and the lost coin, powerful images of ourselves when we stray from friendship with God. How are we like lost sheep or like lost coins? It’s like this: Neither sheep nor coins can find themselves once lost; someone has to find them.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time; 125th Anniversary of Notre Dame of Maryland University

It is not the wisdom of the world but God’s wisdom that has enabled more than 22,000 alumnae and alumni to go out into the world and make a difference. In the reading from the Book of Wisdom the author reminds us that behind every work of art and literature, behind the words of every...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: School Mass and Blessing of Grotto; St. Augustine

My prayer is that you will have a wonderful school year, in which you grow in every way possible – in knowledge, in skill, in your ability to relate well to your parents, brothers and sisters, your teachers, your classmates and everyone else in your life – but above all in your ability to relate...
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Archbishop Lori’s Remarks: Archdiocesan Pastoral Staff Day

All sin is a form of pride, because, in sinning, we do more than break a rule. Instead, we assert that our will is more important than God’s will, even as we foist our disordered desires and actions on other people.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

All sin is a form of pride, because, in sinning, we do more than break a rule. Instead, we assert that our will is more important than God’s will, even as we foist our disordered desires and actions on other people.
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Communicate with integrity

Winning an argument or venting on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook are not good reasons to muckrake, to search out and publicize the faults of people one disagrees with.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Catholic Schools Convocation

I would suggest that the beginning of a new academic year is just the right time to embrace anew the vocation to which you have been called as Catholic educators, women and men who are forerunners for our students, who walk with them, but who also go ahead of them, pointing out to them not...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time; Resurrection Parish, Laurel

It is part of our faith that when this earthly life is over, each of us will stand before the Lord Jesus who knows us better than we know ourselves.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Opening Mass at St. Mary’s Seminary, Roland Park

St. Augustine is our guide in the ways of pastoral charity. Learned though he was, skilled in rhetoric though he was, Augustine knew how to bring the faith home to ordinary people, as we so often see in his many sermons scattered throughout the Liturgy of the Hours.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Mary teaches us the way of faith, prayer, and repentance as the path to victory. And more than that, Mary intercedes for us, powerfully, as the first of all the saints, as the source of so many graces for each of us and for the Church in difficult times.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Knights of Columbus Memorial Mass

We are truly blessed as members of the family of the Knights of Columbus to be united in Christ with one another and with those who have gone before us
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