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 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.

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.

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.

Faithful Citizenship
Oct 06 2016
In making these choices, right reason recognizes that some things are so morally flawed that nothing can make them right nor is there ever a good reason for choosing them.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: Red Mass, Archdiocese of St. Louis
Oct 03 2016
Engaging our powers of reason and our will, natural law pulls us back from the precipice of imagining that there are no “self-evident” truths, nothing fixed, nothing objectively right and wrong.

Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Filipino saints celebration
Sep 29 2016
Archbishop Lori preaches on San Lorenzo Ruiz and San Pedro Calungsod, missionary saints from the Philippines, and calls upon the faithful to bring the Gospel to a broken world.

Archbishop Lori’s Homily: 150th anniversary of St. Michael, Clear Spring
Sep 26 2016
Celebrating the 150th Anniversary and Confirmation at St. Michael in Clear Spring.

A tribute to Monsignor Art Valenzano
Sep 20 2016
Because he was genuinely and cheerfully humble, Father Art was in touch with God’s mercy and could dispense God’s mercy in a seemingly effortless way.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: Gift of Hope, Baltimore
Sep 12 2016
We share in joy of praying where a saint prayed and of walking where a saint walked.

Department of Justice report should trouble all
Sep 08 2016
This report makes clear that the dignity and rights of our fellow citizens are being trampled upon on a regular basis.