Archbishop William E. Lori

Archbishop William Edward Lori was installed as the 16th archbishop of Baltimore May 16, 2012 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland. Archbishop Lori, who hails from Louisville, Ky., is the former head of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Conn. He was installed as the fourth bishop of the Bridgeport diocese in 2001. The new leader of the Premier See is acquainted with the Archdiocese of Baltimore, having earned a master’s degree from Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg in 1977.


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.

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.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: Opening Mass, Fortnight for Freedom 2016
Jun 23 2016
We may not be called upon to shed our blood but we are called upon to defend our freedoms, not merely in the abstract, but as embedded in matters such as immigration, marriage, and the Church’s teaching on sexuality.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: Feast of St. Josemaria Escriva
Jun 21 2016
St. Josemaria himself had always believed that he was a child of God yet it was only later that he experienced the truth and beauty of this teaching.

Orlando: A Christian response
Jun 14 2016
Whether the assailant hated gay people, hated Americans or was driven by some other motivation, is unclear at the time of this writing. What is clear is his disregard for human life and the evident evil behind his decision to commit such an unthinkable crime.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: St. Barnabas Memorial
Jun 14 2016
No one in a fraternal order should be a lone ranger; rather, we are all part of a team.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jun 09 2016
Jesus seeks nothing more ardently than to awaken faith in you and me.

Why fathers matter
Jun 06 2016
As we celebrate Father’s Day this month, let us celebrate the role of our dads in building the domestic church, working hand in hand with their wives in making our homes places of prayer, learning, virtue and service, and in handing on the faith to the next generation.

Archbishop Lori's Homily – Corpus Christi, 2016
May 31 2016
In the Eucharist our tendency to become absorbed in our own needs is met by the overflowing abundance of God’s merciful love.

Archbishop Lori's Homily - Trinity Sunday
May 23 2016
St. Clare gives us good advice in our busy distracted lives when she says, “We become what we love and who we love shapes what we become.

Archbishop Lori’s homily: Pentecost
May 16 2016
On this Pentecost Sunday, coming as it does within the Year of Mercy, let us resolve to make a good, thorough, unburdening confession soon.