Life is Beautiful

Mass & Reception • January 13, 2018

Good morning! It is a snowy day in Baltimore. We will have the Life is Beautiful Mass as scheduled. Please come only if it is safe for you to drive. Otherwise, please feel free to join your prayers with ours wherever you will be. We will make an announcement about the reception at the Mass, if we will still have it or not. Thanks everyone and God bless!


Life is Beautiful: Celebrating Life Across Generations

Life is Beautiful Mass & Reception is the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Annual Respect Life Mass. Taking the place of an Archdiocesan Mass during Respect Life month so that parishes can better celebrate Respect Life Month locally, Life is Beautiful takes place annually the Sunday prior to the national March for Life. At the Mass, celebrated by the Most Rev. William E. Lori, two awardees are recognized for their outstanding pro-life work and witness with the Life is Beautiful and Culture of Life Medal of Honor awards. Pilgrims to the March for Life receive an episcopal blessing at the end of the Mass. A reception follows, where our guest speaker will give a dynamic talk while our guest enjoy a meal with family and friends. 


The Life is Beautiful Mass will take place at the beautiful Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (409 Cathedral St. Baltimore, MD 21201). The Most Rev. William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, will be the homilist and celebrant. Mass will begin at 10:40am with a Rose procession, followed by a complimentary lunch reception in the Archbishop Border’s Hall in the Catholic Center (320 Cathedral St. Baltimore, MD 21201) across the street. 

So that we can adequately plan for our luncheon, please RSVP by clicking on the button below. 


Archbishop William E. Lori
Archbishop of Baltimore

Homilist and Celebrant

A Charism of Life

Special Guest Speakers


Kimberley Frazer

Respect Life Coordinator for Church of the Resurrection & 40 Days for Life Campaign Leader

Recipient of the Culture of Life Medal of Honor Award

A Charism of Life

Recipients of the Life is Beautiful award


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Click here for directions to the Basilica and parking information.

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So that we can adequately plan for the luncheon, please RSVP by clicking on the button below.