Our Back Pages: Basilica hit milestone in 2006
Nov 07 2016
The historic Baltimore Basilica, America's first cathedral, completed an extensive restoration 10 years ago this month.

Stakes raised on freedom
Nov 03 2016
By suggesting that the government be free to force people of faith to violate their consciences, the USCCR report puts all our charitable works at risk.

Three lessons for young Catholics
Nov 03 2016
Most Catholics still don’t get that their vocation is to carry their faith into the marketplace, into schools, into office buildings, into the corridors of government, into sports stadiums and into the streets.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time
Nov 01 2016
God is powerful, he sustains all things but he knows us and loves us as individuals.

The beauty of human sexuality
Oct 28 2016
In an age of porn and sleaze, the need for a deepened respect for the positive aspects of human sexuality is real. In marriage, the desire to give one’s self to the delight of the beloved is a sign of Christian holiness.

Archbishop Lori’s Homily at Mount St. Mary's University Campus Ministry Mass
Oct 24 2016
Pope Francis is also encouraging us, in spite of our own needs and problems, always to be compassionate toward others, especially the most vulnerable.

Shaking up the Church
Oct 20 2016
WikiLeaks revealed political operatives hoping to shake up the Church so that it would be conformed to their view of the world.

The trouble with the 'You Go Girl' culture
Oct 19 2016
My point is that it is altogether possible—and eminently desirable—to say “you go boy” with as much vigor as “you go girl.”

Amen: No place like the Archdiocese of Baltimore
Oct 19 2016
Never underestimate the challenges in our community, nor the opportunities therein.

Archbishop Lori's convocation address to priests of the Archdiocese of Baltimore
Oct 17 2016
But let us not allow the mechanics of the process, whatever its flaws may be, to veer us from being renewed in the mission of evangelization, and in seeing the creation of pastorates not as an end in itself but rather as a means to missionary conversion and authentic pastoral planning.

Heavenly aroma
Oct 17 2016
Sanctity knows no time limits. If you would journey with me back into the 1950s, to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Essex, you would notice something very unusual.

Weighing life in the presidential election
Oct 11 2016
If we can agree that life is worth protecting, then let’s vote for the candidate we believe best protects it.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: Installation of Father Raymond Harris
Oct 10 2016
Father Harris follows a long line of distinguished priests yet he also brings gifts which, in my judgment and yours, are so necessary for Holy Family Parish at this juncture in its history.

Are outward signs of faith offensive?
Oct 06 2016
The most effective witness we give is our lives, lives of mercy and compassion.