Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Funeral for Lucia Love

It is said that we bring into eternity only what we have given away on earth. If so, Lucia brought with her into eternity a faith that shined brightly because she spent so much of her life sharing it with others.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 4th Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday)

Even as we rejoice, however, let us not forget that Lent is still not over. We have two full weeks of Lent ahead of us, followed by Holy Week before we arrive at the full-fledged joy of the Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday. For most of us, that means there is still a lot of...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 100th Anniversary of the Death of Cardinal Gibbons; 3rd Sunday of Lent

This month, the Archdiocese of Baltimore observes the 100th anniversary of the death of James Cardinal Gibbons, the 9th Archbishop of Baltimore.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 3rd Sunday of Lent

This is how Jesus cleanses our inner and outer temple, overturning whatever blocks or obscures the holiness of God in us while expanding our hearts to reflect his holiness more and more completely by loving our neighbors, including our enemies, and especially those in need.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 2nd Sunday of Lent

What the Apostles witnessed atop Mount Tabor was the glory of Jesus’ divinity. Beneath his humanity, beneath Jesus’ ordinary human appearance was his identity and his glory as God’s eternal and only-begotten Son.
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Archbishop Lori’s Talk: Reflections on the Discernment of St. Joseph

Most of us discover our vocations gradually, over time, with multiple influences. All of us have opportunities for discernment, such as this retreat, and for the formation of every dimension of lives, which is what happens at seminary.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 2nd Sunday of Lent; Discernment Retreat

The Apostles were overwhelmed and mystified by the glory of Jesus, and so too our hearts should be, as the Book of Revelation says, “all lost in wonder”.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 1st Sunday in Lent

Have you ever begun to write an essay – and after a page or two decided that you were on the wrong track?
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time; St. Patrick Church

This coming Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. What better time for us to approach Jesus, with humility and love, to seek his healing touch, especially by worthily sharing in the Sacrament of Reconciliation?
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time; Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas

We must seek to be the Lord’s disciples, rather than independent contractors. We are the stewards of what God has given us, not the owners.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

At a time when authority in just about every sector of life is under scrutiny, let us ask the Holy Spirit to inspire and strength us to follow Jesus in his obedience of the Father and in his authority over the forces of evil.
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