Olympics showed we are all one
Aug 24 2016
We have allowed even our religions to become reasons to divide us. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could all at least agree on one religious belief that God created humans in his own image and likeness?

Archbishop Lori's Homily: Mt. St. Mary's Seminary Opening Mass
Aug 22 2016
It may seem a bit unusual to begin a new year of seminary formation with a reflection on a wedding feast.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time
Aug 22 2016
By word and example Pope Francis has given us two points to ponder as we go about the work of continually revitalizing and renewing the Church.

Our Back Pages: Blessings continue for Scott quadruplets
Aug 19 2016
Raising quadruplets is hard work that doesn’t necessarily get any easier when they go off to college – especially when the bill arrives.

More good news for churchgoing women
Aug 18 2016
Catholic women who attended religious services once or more per week had a lower rate of suicide than churchgoers of other denominations among the study cohort.

Life is not a race
Aug 18 2016
Life doesn’t always seem fair. And God’s timing often doesn’t match ours. But life is also not a race. And many of the dreams you have along the way ultimately become reality eventually, or a different dream comes true.

Going to the cats
Aug 16 2016
As a child, my favorite saint was St. Francis of Assisi. While I couldn’t identify with his holiness, I could identify with his love of animals.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Aug 15 2016
I was told that the during the worst of the flooding, the parish evangelization center became a shelter and a place of refuge for many.

The power of prayers
Aug 09 2016
As people of faith, prayer is our business – or at least it should be our business.

World Youth Day: Source of hope
Aug 09 2016
We are passing through a particularly dark moment in the world’s history. But ... I found much ground for hope.

Trump, Kaine and more illusions
Aug 03 2016
American Catholics for whom the noun, not the adjective, is determinative are thus faced with a brutal fact: our deeply wounded political culture has produced two impossible options in the 2016 Republican and Democratic tickets.

Archbishop Lori's Homily: Knights of Columbus World Youth Day Mercy Centre, Krakow
Aug 01 2016
Instead of chasing pleasures that leave us empty let us turn to Christ who fills us with his love and who makes us instruments of his love and mercy.

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.