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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 2nd Sunday in Lent

Our Lenten journey will proceed well if each day we reflect on Scripture. Like Peter we who wanted to linger atop Mt. Tabor with Jesus, Moses, & Elijah, so too, you and I should want to linger over the pages of Sacred Scripture.
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Archbishop Lori’s Remarks: Opening Remarks; “Connect” Young Adult Gathering

Sometimes we think of the Church only as a large institution, a lot of buildings, a heavily hierarchical structure, a business with schools, charities, & hospitals. And there’s no doubt about it, the Church still has a major institutional presence.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Thursday, 1st Week in Lent; CRS Headquarters

This morning, in prayerful solidarity with entire CRS family, we gather at the Lord’s table to pray for our co-workers who lost their lives in the tragic plane crash in Ethiopia over the past weekend: Sara, Getnet, Sintayehu, and Mulusew.
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Archdiocese of Baltimore – A message from Archbishop Lori

Our Christian and Catholic faith compels us to speak out on matters that stand in violation of the dignity of the human person.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 1st Sunday of Lent; St. Patrick Parade

When we open our hearts to Christ and confess our sins with heartfelt sorrow, when live our baptismal call to holiness and center our lives on the Eucharist, then it is that we truly honor the memory of the great missionary bishop, the Apostle of Ireland, St. Patrick!
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Ash Wednesday 2019

Like a skilled physician, Jesus will shine the light of his truth and love into the deep recesses of our mind, heart, and soul, so as to uncover in us those sins which cause us to be un-reconciled both with God and others, such as family members, friends, and colleagues.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Maryland March for Life Mass, Annapolis

Many physicians and other healthcare professionals testified against this bill. Those who are permanently disabled have testified against it as well as those who provide services for the disabled.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time; St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Wheeling, WV

Before you and I get on our high horse and go after others, Jesus warns us, that we had better stop and first examine our own lives – not only our outward actions but also what lies in the depths of our hearts.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Priests’ Convocation; Diocese of Wheeling – Charleston

As a presbyterate you and I are at a crossroads. Let us decide here and now to travel together the route of transformation in Christ. It is one thing to travel this road as individual priests, each in our own way, but indeed a very powerful thing when we decide to do so together.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Eternal High Priest; Wheeling – Charleston Priests’ Convocation

When we stand at the altar day by day to offer this sacrifice we have no doubt that, in and of itself, our offering is acceptable to the Father for we offer anew Jesus’ gift of self to his Father and to us.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time; Our Lady of Good Counsel

The Sacraments don’t merely produce the generic presence of Jesus; rather, it is Jesus who comes to us personally, aware of all we are undergoing.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time; World Day of the Sick

Even when it seems futile, even in times of crisis, disbelief, and persecution, the Church must obey the Lord’s command to put out into the deep, that is to say, to preach the Gospel, to seek souls for Christ.
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