Archbishop Lori’s Homily: The Episcopal Ordination of Most Rev. Bruce Lewandowski, C.Ss.R.

In preaching and in administering the sacraments, then, you will assist me in leading people to holiness, unlock in them their spiritual gifts, ensure that all work together in love, and thus build up the Body of Christ, the Church.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Over the years, as a priest and bishop, I have often visited those who are sick, only to return home amazed and edified at their strong and loving faith. When I was a recently ordained priest, I prayed with a young woman near death. She asked me to help her thank God for all the blessings she...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Diaconal Ordination of Scott Kady

As a deacon, you will proclaim the Gospel at Mass and at sacramental celebrations. You will preach homilies on Sundays, weekdays and special occasions. And give voice to the needs of God’s People and the world in the Prayer of the Faithful. You will share God’s Word with young people preparing to receive the sacraments,...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 138th Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention

Our fellowship in Christ impels us to seek the other’s good, to help one another along the path of virtue, Christian manhood, and discipleship, to support one another in living the vocation of marriage and family life, to support brother priests in being true to their vocation.
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138th Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention – Supreme Chaplain’s Comments

Fraternity means resolving disagreements with Christian charity and reason. It means not jumping to conclusions about one another’s motives. It means a willingness to help a brother knight who is faltering. It means abstaining from the culture of denunciation, electronic or otherwise. As Knights we should have a deep sense of responsibility for the Church....
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear friends, when we unite ourselves to Christ’s love in the Eucharist, that is, when we receive the Eucharist worthily and with devotion, no challenge, no suffering, no problem will be able to separate us from Christ.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

The priceless treasure that is Christ does not just fall into our laps. We have to value his love above every other love. We have to look for the treasure of his love where he told us to look.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Quo Vadis

I have been a priest 43 years and it brings me more joy than ever to celebrate Holy Mass or to hear a confession, or to anoint a person who is seriously ill, or simply to help someone find their way back to the Church. If God is calling you to the priesthood, I hope...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

My friends, if you and I want to make a difference in Church and society, then we must grow more wheat so as to crowd out the weeds. In other words, we must overcome evil by good and hatred by love.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Feast of St. Bonaventure; Mass for Seminarians

What is so beautiful about Bonaventure is that, amid the challenges he faced, he remained deeply committed to contemplation, to deep and sustained prayer.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time; Live-streamed and Televised Mass (Coronavirus Crisis)

The point of Jesus’ parable is that God’s Word is always effective, but the degree to which we human beings accept his Word varies.
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