Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Holy Thursday; Live-streamed Mass (Coronavirus Crisis)

In times like these, when fear and uncertainty, suffering and death, are all around us, it may be difficult for us to focus on much more than our immediate problems.
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Daily Reflections from Archbishop Lori

Each day, Archbishop William E. Lori offers a reflection on liturgical readings or other topics. Watch today’s reflection below. Click here or on the playlist button in the upper right corner of the video below to see reflections from previous days. Audio files of the reflections are also available below.  
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Palm Sunday – Cathedral of Mary Our Queen Livestreaming Mass

Let us celebrate Jesus’ triumph by opening our hearts to him in humble praise – for Jesus suffered and died for the forgiveness of sin, not for his sins but for ours; Jesus suffered and died to establish a covenant of love in which we are united through the Eucharist with his heavenly Father and...
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Fear itself

So often in Scripture Jesus says to his followers and to us, “Be not afraid.” He’s not asking us to ignore our problems or neglect our loved ones or deny our feelings. He is inviting us to rise above our feelings of fear, to encounter the greatness and glory of God, and in a spirit...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 5th Sunday of Lent; Live-Streamed Mass (Coronavirus Crisis)

Even as we profess with all our heart and soul our faith in the Risen Lord, St. Paul, in his turn, challenges us to demonstrate our faith in Christ, our belief that the new life Christ won for us, even now, is flowing, like a river, through our soul.
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An update from Archbishop Lori

By visiting www.archbalt.org/giving and clicking on the parish giving link, you can contribute directly to your own parish through an easy-to-use, secure portal.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 4th Sunday of Lent; Live-Streamed Mass (Coronavirus Crisis)

The joy of this Sunday in the midst of Lent and our troubles is no ordinary joy, the kind we experience when everything is going our way. No, it’s an extraordinary, life-changing joy, when we finally open the eyes of our heart to the One who is “God from God, light from light, true God...
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Archbishop Lori addresses faithful about pandemic

I know the profound sense of hurt so many of our people are experiencing without the ability to receive our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. 
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 3rd Sunday of Lent; Live-Streamed Mass (Coronavirus Crisis)

We are united in prayer this Sunday at a moment unprecedented in living memory. As the Coronavirus continues to spread, we are facing a global pandemic, a pandemic that has hit home, here in the State of Maryland.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Institution of Acolytes; Saturday of the 1st Week of Lent

By responding in all these ways to your institution as acolytes, may you indeed be, as St. Paul says, “grounded and rooted in love” as you continue your journey towards the diaconate.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Order of Malta; Wednesday of the 1st Week of Lent

Hearing the Lord’s clarion call to repent and believe, we will use these forty days undoing those compartments so that with purity of heart and unalloyed joy we might celebrate and share in the Lord’s victory over sin and death at Easter.
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Forgive us our trespasses

Sin is a wound in the heart of an all-loving God. This should bring home to us the enormity and preciousness of God’s gift of mercy.
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