From the Archbishop

Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 138th Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention

Our fellowship in Christ impels us to seek the other’s good, to help one another along the path of virtue, Christian manhood, and discipleship, to support one another in living the vocation of marriage and family life, to support brother priests in being true to their vocation.
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138th Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention – Supreme Chaplain’s Comments

Fraternity means resolving disagreements with Christian charity and reason. It means not jumping to conclusions about one another’s motives. It means a willingness to help a brother knight who is faltering. It means abstaining from the culture of denunciation, electronic or otherwise. As Knights we should have a deep sense of responsibility for the Church....
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear friends, when we unite ourselves to Christ’s love in the Eucharist, that is, when we receive the Eucharist worthily and with devotion, no challenge, no suffering, no problem will be able to separate us from Christ.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

The priceless treasure that is Christ does not just fall into our laps. We have to value his love above every other love. We have to look for the treasure of his love where he told us to look.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Quo Vadis

I have been a priest 43 years and it brings me more joy than ever to celebrate Holy Mass or to hear a confession, or to anoint a person who is seriously ill, or simply to help someone find their way back to the Church. If God is calling you to the priesthood, I hope...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Feast of St. Bonaventure; Mass for Seminarians

What is so beautiful about Bonaventure is that, amid the challenges he faced, he remained deeply committed to contemplation, to deep and sustained prayer.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time; Live-streamed and Televised Mass (Coronavirus Crisis)

The point of Jesus’ parable is that God’s Word is always effective, but the degree to which we human beings accept his Word varies.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time; Live-streamed and Televised Mass (Coronavirus Crisis)

In his second letter to the Corinthians and again in his Letter to the Ephesians, St. Paul refers to himself as an “ambassador for Christ”. In other words, Paul spoke to the people as if it were Christ himself, calling them to be reconciled to God and to one another.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time; Live-streamed and Televised Mass (Coronavirus Crisis)

It should be comforting that heroically holy people are also no strangers to fear. Our first reading spoke of the outright persecution the prophet Jeremiah faced.
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Corpus Christi; Live-streamed and Televised Mass (Coronavirus Crisis)

It is with special urgency that I once again proclaim the truth about the Eucharist. My appeal to you this Sunday is urgent because far too many Catholics no longer understand the centrality of the Eucharist in their lives...
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Trinity Sunday; Live-streamed and Televised Mass (Coronavirus Crisis)

The distinctness and relatedness of the Persons of the Trinity are also in fact an urgent summons from the heart of God to love and respect as equals those whose skin color, language, nationality, politics, and culture differ from our own.
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