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Archbishop Lori's Homily: Feast of Ss. Joachim and Anne, World Youth Day, Krakow
Jul 28 2016
Archbishop Lori reflects on the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our spiritual grandparents

Amen: World Youth Day visits country steeped in our faith
Jul 27 2016
Poland is Catholic – spiritually and culturally. The faith is woven into the lives and fortunes of the people.

Visit to Auschwitz: Tragedy, courage, liberation
Jul 26 2016
During their trip to Poland for World Youth Day, Archdiocese of Baltimore pilgrims paid a visit to the infamous Nazi death camp.

In support of the Conscience Protection Act
Jul 14 2016
The Conscience Protection Act of 2016 is necessary in that it will protect health care professionals from being forced to pay for or participate in abortions and allow victims of discrimination a “right of action” to defend their rights in court.

Big sister did good
Jul 13 2016
My sister, Helen Eder, died May 14, the eve of my 45th anniversary as a priest.

Young Catholics grow their spiritual health after trying week
Jul 12 2016
Brother Tommy reminded me of something which I already knew – that prayer does indeed work.

Dreaming of an ordinary summer
Jul 07 2016
At the end of the school year, when Rita's kindergartener came home with his summer bucket list, he had written three words: “Swim. Movies. Picnic.”

Archbishop Lori's Homily: Installation Mass of Knights of Columbus Maryland State Officers
Jul 05 2016
Archbishop William E. Lori's homily from the July 2 Installation Mass of Knights of Columbus Maryland State Officers.

Amen: During the journey, don’t forget to look back
Jul 05 2016
When Olivia Bonner, Sarah Conway and Benjamin Cummins graduated June 3, they had spent 15 years – approximately 5/6 of their lives – together.

Our Back Pages: Bicentennial was met with hoopla
Jul 04 2016
The bicentennial of the founding of the United States was celebrated with much fanfare in Maryland 40 years ago this month.

How strange is the cross
Jul 01 2016
Fleming Rutledge’s The Crucifixion is one of the most stimulating and thought-provoking books of theology that I have read in the past ten years.

Of fireworks, and igniting the good
Jun 30 2016
July explodes on the summer scene. It’s impossible to think of July without fireworks.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: Ordination of Michael Rubeling
Jun 27 2016
May the rosary always be a part of your daily devotion as well as other forms of Marian prayer, so that you might meditate on the mystery of Christ through the eyes of Mary and thus help the people you serve to remember well what he has done to save us.

Marvel’s “Daredevil” weighs questions of faith and violence
Jun 27 2016
Introspection on one’s faith can come from the strangest and unlikeliest of places – including an action-packed Netflix series called “Daredevil.”