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Come and see what priesthood, religious life or permanent diaconate offers. What you learn might surprise you.

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Find out how we are creating a safe environment for children and young people in our parishes, schools and the community.

Marriage and Family

Get your guide to planning a Catholic wedding, find out how to enrich your marriage, explore adoption and much more.

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Your support of the Catholic Arkansas Sharing Appeal is vital to the continuation of our various ministries. Learn how you can help.

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Reach out and let us help in your time of need. You are not alone. We offer ministries to serve a variety of needs.

Biblical Mercy

Celebrate the jubilee by reflecting on mercy in the Scriptures through this free, monthly series from Little Rock Scripture Study.

Faith Explained

Explore Understanding Our Church, a treasury of Arkansas writers discussing the Catholic faith on a wide variety of topics.

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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year C
Nothing can separate us from God; not even death.
Easter Vigil 2016
Jesus set us free enabling us to face our fears; share his victory.
Good Friday Passion of the Lord 2016
Good Friday is good because Jesus won the battle for our souls.

Prayer Book

For my cousin, Bianca, my uncle who is suffering with dementia, the strength and steadfastness of my father. More...

Pray for all nursing home residents, especially those still victims of abusive behaviors (after hours - out of public vie More...

Deacons to recommit to service May 15

The Minister to Deacons Office at the Diocese of Little Rock will host its annual Deacon Recommitment Mass and Dinner, Sunday, May 15 at St. John Catholic Center in Little Rock. Mass will be celebrated at 3 p.m. in Morris Hall Chapel followed by dinner in the dining hall. All deacons and their wives currently serving in the diocese are welcome. Matt Glover, diocesan chancellor for canonical affairs, and his wife, Brooke, will attend to meet their new diaconate family. Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain Glover to the permanent diaconate on May 25 at Christ the King Church in Little Rock. For more information about this event, e-mail Deacon Tim Costello, minister to deacons, or call him at (501) 664-0340, ext. 320. More

Bishop Taylor's mother dies April 26

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor addressed the following letter to the priests, deacons, seminarians, staff and people of the Diocese of Little Rock regarding the death of his mother, Rachel Taylor, on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. "This is to advise you that my mother, Rachel (Roth) Taylor died today, April 26, at about 1:30 p.m. and is now at rest following a long and difficult illness. So while this is a time of loss for me and my family, we are also filled with relief that her time of suffering has come to an end. Her funeral will take place at St. Mary Parish in Ponca City, Okla. More

Five men to be ordained priests May 28

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain five men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Little Rock on Saturday, May 28. They are: Deacons Joseph Chan, Mario Jacobo, Taryn Whittington, Norman McFall and Stephen Gadberry. The 10 a.m. ordination Mass will be held at Christ the King Church in Little Rock with a reception to follow. The night before, on Friday, May 27, all are invited for eucharistic adoration and vespers to pray for these men and for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Chan, 51, will celebrate his first Masses Sunday, May 29 at 8 and 10:30 a.m. at St. Boniface Church in Fort Smith. A reception will follow More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year C
Nothing can separate us from God; not even death.
Easter Vigil 2016
Jesus set us free enabling us to face our fears; share his victory.
Good Friday Passion of the Lord 2016
Good Friday is good because Jesus won the battle for our souls.

Prayer Book

For my cousin, Bianca, my uncle who is suffering with dementia, the strength and steadfastness of my father. More...

Pray for all nursing home residents, especially those still victims of abusive behaviors (after hours - out of public vie More...