Archbishop Lori Homily

Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

When the Word of God is proclaimed, Jesus speaks. When Baptism is administered, Jesus begins to live in us. When the Eucharist is celebrated, Jesus is truly present.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Catholic Schools Convocation; Church of the Nativity

In this Year of the Eucharist, you have an opportunity to reach for the stars, to introduce our young people more profoundly into this sacred mystery, “this sacred banquet in which Christ is received, the memory of his Passion is renewed, the mind is filled with grace, and a pledge of future glory is given...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: First Vespers; 200th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Basilica

So, gazing again at the dome, it lifts our spirits upward, as if to say to us with wordless beauty that, if we follow Christ on earth, we, not unlike Mary, will reign with him in heaven.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

If truly we believe in the Lord and love him in quite an absolute way, we will have little or no trouble believing in the Real Presence, so much so that we will find it difficult to stay away from the Eucharist.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Mass in Memory of the Deceased Knights of Columbus on the Feast of St. John Vianney

The Good Shepherd’s love filled the heart of St. John Vianney and Blessed Michael McGivney. Good priests that they were, they were living extensions of Christ’s ministry. Like Jesus, they experienced the sufferings of their people in the depth of their hearts, and acting in the Person of Christ, offered to them his healing touch.
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Archbishop Lori’s Address to 139th Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus

Now is the time for us to embrace our faith boldly and courageously, seeing it not as a limitation on our thought and freedom but rather as the opening of our minds to ultimate truth, goodness and beauty and as the path to freedom, freedom from constraints that sin places upon us.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Lord gives himself to us in sacrificial love at every hour of every day as Holy Mass is celebrated on altars throughout the whole world. 
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By participating in Holy Mass, we not only build up our own spiritual lives, we also contribute to the building up of Christ’s Body, the Church.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Last week, I had the joy and privilege of ordaining and installing the new Bishop of Wilmington, Bishop William Edward Koenig.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Episcopal Ordination of Bishop William Edward Koenig

On this day of grace and joy, the hearts and prayers of all your friends are with you, as are the hearts and prayers of those whom you will serve in the years ahead.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

There was nothing comfortable or clubby about the calling of the Apostles. Jesus dispersed them, sending them out in pairs, to heal the sick and to exercise authority over unclean spirits, and along the way, to preach a message of repentance.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time; St. Clare, Essex

How many times a day are we anxious and upset? I certainly feel that way, for example, when I’m facing a difficult decision or when I’m concerned about the health of a priest or a co-worker. Almost no one, including all of us, is exempt from worry and anxiety, and while there are many things...
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