Archbishop Lori Homily

Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time; “Sunday of the Word of God”

Let us be deeply aware that today Jesus continues to speak and act in the same way. He enters our darkness. He is most present to us in our bleakest moments.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: “Life is Beautiful” Mass; St. Joseph Fullerton

If, in the power and grace of the Holy Spirit, we join hands throughout the Archdiocese in building a culture of life, then will the beauty of human life become more compellingly evident to all, to the glory of God, the author and lover of our humanity.
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MLK Jr. Day message from Archbishop Lori

On MLK Jr. Day (Jan. 16), we take time to look back to the lessons he taught us and the ongoing work of reconciliation that set in motion to heal the deepest wounds in our nation.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Discernment Retreat; Christmastide

You have come to this discernment retreat perhaps because you have been attentive to the signs of Jesus’ love in your own life.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Epiphany 2023

If we have come in search of the light, if we have come to seek the Truth, we may find it here, hidden in the Eucharist, hidden in the form of bread and wine.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Mass at the Tomb of Count Galeazzi; Pontifical North American College

We gather at the tomb of Count Galeazzi, whom we fondly remember as the architect of this Pontifical North American College, as a counselor to popes, as the Governor of Vatican City State, as an incomparable friend of the Knights of Columbus, and a counselor and friend to the Church in the United States.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Most Holy Name of Jesus; Funeral of Pope Benedict XVI

In these days of lingering Christmas joy, may God’s love be born anew in our hearts as we seek to absorb and share with others the love which God has for us.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Christmas 2022

St. Joseph, Buckeystown Cathedral of Mary Our Queen BNS (Bethlehem University) Dec. 24-25, 2022 Looking for Happiness Let me begin by wishing everyone a blessed and joyous Christmas! What a beautiful night (day) as we celebrate the birth of Christ our Savior, the coming of the Prince of Peace, the dawning of a light into...
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Catholic Center Mass

Wednesday 4th Week of Advent Catholic Center Mass  21. XII. 2022 To Believe. To Praise. To Receive. In the final days of Advent, the Church invites us to see the mystery of the Incarnation through the eyes of Mary. Yesterday’s Gospel was the Annunciation, and what happened? Mary believed, gave praise, and received. She believed...
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145th Anniversary Ordination of Blessed Michael McGivney

Thursday 4th Week of Advent Basilica of the Assumption, Baltimore Dec. 22. 2022 Today, we observe the 145th anniversary of the priestly ordination of Blessed Michael McGivney. He was ordained by Archbishop (later) Cardinal James Gibbons, here in America’s First Cathedral, the Basilica of the Assumption. On that December day in 1877, the newly ordained...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 4th Sunday of Advent

As Christmas draws near, my prayer is that each of us will experience the powerful and merciful presence of Jesus our Savior, the fulfillment of God’s promises and the fulfillment of our deepest desires – and respond to the presence of Jesus, Emanuel, with the obedience of faith.
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Un Mensaje del Arzobispo Lori de Adviento (2022)

El tiempo de Adviento es corto; pasa rápido. María nos enseña cómo esperar al Señor y cómo acogerlo en nuestro corazón en la gracia del Espíritu Santo.
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