From the Archbishop

Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Address to the Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention

In the battle for human life and dignity, we, the Knights of Columbus have always stood in the breach. Let us continue to go into breach, enlightened, confident, and fortified by our Eucharist Lord.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Memorial Mass; Feast of St. John Vianney

Through the Eucharist, we join with St. John Vianney and Bl. Michael McGivney in giving the God of our salvation thanks and praise, honor and adoration.
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Archbishop Lori’s Remarks: Tribute to the Worthy Past Supreme Knight

This evening, I am proud to join with our Worthy Supreme Knight in honoring my good friend, Carl A. Anderson.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Simple as it sounds, Jesus’ parable is more than a story with a moral. Rather, it reflects his wisdom as the Word made flesh, as Wisdom Incarnate, and so this little story embodies the truth and wisdom of God’s own heart.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Feast of Ss. Martha, Mary and Lazarus

On the cusp of our Supreme Convention, we gather this afternoon in this beautiful chapel which is the true home of the Nashville Dominicans.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Solemn Profession and Consecration of Sister Mary Martha

It is a joy to return to this holy place of contemplation and worship, this place where the poor are loved, to celebrate and witness the solemn profession and consecration of Sister Mary Martha.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time; St. Bernardine

Through the intercession of St. Bernardine, may the golden dome of this church stand as a shining witness to the light of Christ and a standing invitation of prayer, an invitation to ourselves, to our fellow believers, and also to our city and our world.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

As we encounter the Lord in today’s Gospel reading, we find him at prayer. Not only is Jesus praying, he is absorbed in prayer to his heavenly Father.
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Archbishop Lori’s Address from the Pro-Life Directors’ Meeting

July 16, 2022 Basilica of Assumption, Baltimore Introduction It is a special joy to celebrate Holy Mass with you in this venerable Cathedral, the first Cathedral after the birth of our country. Ground was broken for this Cathedral in 1806 by Bishop John Carroll and the architect was Benjamin Henry Latrobe, who also served as an architect for...
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Archbishop Lori’s’ Homily: 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 17, 2022 Cathedral of of Mary Our Queen Cobwebs in the Dining Room Many years ago, my parents invited the local pastor to dinner. At the time, I was a still quite young, and did not yet understand that Mom and Dad regarded this as a very special occasion. Not unlike Martha, whom we...
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Archbishop Lori: Work toward the restoration of hope

Statement from Archbishop William E. Lori on the tragic events that took place in Baltimore involving a driver and a squeegee worker: We find ourselves in a deeply painful and difficult moment with the arrest of a 15-year-old boy on murder charges and a 48-year-old father of three gone after a deadly encounter at a...
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