Archbishop’s Ministry

Applications open for Archdiocesan Pastoral Council

In re-establishing an Archdiocesan Pastoral Council, Archbishop William E. Lori hopes the new group of lay advisers will be guided by the Holy Spirit and will help the Archdiocese of Baltimore evaluate “what are we doing right, what are we doing wrong, what have we not thought about,” according to Mary Ellen Russell, director of...
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Hundreds of Catholics visit state legislators

Catholics from throughout Maryland gathered in Annapolis Feb. 21 to learn about legislative issues and meet their lawmakers during an event sponsored by the Maryland Catholic Conference.
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Archbishop Lori supports Knights of Columbus novena underway to pray for success of Vatican summit

In response to the Vatican's summit on child protection and the clerical sexual abuse crisis, with Pope Francis and almost 190 church leaders from around the world gathered together Feb. 21-24, Anderson and Archbishop Lori urged their brother Knights and their families to set aside time over a nine-day period to say a "Novena for...
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Formation, fellowship abound at Mid-Atlantic Congress

Nearly a decade old, the MAC allows leaders in Catholic ministry a regional opportunity for formation and fellowship.
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Archbishop Lori leads Stations of the Cross during ‘Panama in the Capital’ event

As World Youth Day 2019 came to a close in Panama, about 1,400 young adults representing about 20 dioceses throughout the United States gathered Jan. 26 at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., to join in the joy, prayer and fellowship of the global event.
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Weekend retreat helps young men discern religious calling

A discernment retreat held at St. Mary's Seminary in Roland Park attracted 16 participants considering religious life.
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Sister parishes in Baltimore, Columbia welcome release of archbishop’s reflection on racism 

Archbishop William E. Lori introduced “The Journey to Racial Justice” to several hundred men, women and children who appeared to be part of the solution to the lingering systemic issues addressed in his latest pastoral reflection. 
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Review board develops policy on allegations against bishops

At the requests of the bishops of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the Independent Review Board, which assists the archdiocese with child protection efforts, created a Bishop Reporting Initiative to ensure proper reporting of allegations against bishops, believed to be the first of its kind in the nation.
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A Christmas Message from Archbishop Lori

In this season of new beginnings, I humbly ask for your prayers, your patience and continued commitment to our community of faith as we work tirelessly to bring about the authentic renewal of the Church, a task that is both urgent and necessary.
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‘Resilient faith:’ Josephites celebrate 125 years of ministry

The Baltimore-based Josephites celebrated their 125th anniversary with a special Mass Nov. 17 at the Baltimore Basilica.
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Archbishop Lori says pastoral on racism ‘most welcome’ in Archdiocese of Baltimore

Archbishop William E. Lori, who served as a consultant to the committee drafting the pastoral, said the pastoral is “most welcome” in the archdiocese. He said the archdiocese is putting together a dialogue process for which the pastoral will be a great help.
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Archbishop Lori addresses Baltimore media at bishops’ meeting

“I think the thing to keep your eye on is not the formality of whether it’s a resolution or a formal vote. The thing to keep our eye on is getting the job done and America, the United States, has been the world leader in this,” Archbishop Lori said.
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