All Are Welcome

If you are not Catholic, but are interested or if you used to be Catholic but you've been away, we invite you to learn more.

Are You Called?

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

Safe Environment

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.

CASA 2017

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

Here to Help You

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

Faith Explained

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

Blessed Are You

Explore the Beatitudes in these free, monthly articles. Share with friends, link to series from your parish website or use as bulletin inserts.

Official Website of the
Catholic Diocese of Little Rock

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Confirmation: Fear of the Lord 2017
Fear of the Lord helps us see things through God's eyes.
Arkansas Catholic Men’s Conference 2017
So many children today are like sheep without a shepherd.
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Be salt and light: Dedicate yourself to bringing out best in the world.

Prayer Book

Please pray for Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church, founding parish for the Anglican Use Liturgy, facing a difficu More...

Please keep the Cárdenas Vázquez family in your prayers, that God may grant them comfort and strength during this difficu More...

Diocese inviting Catholics to phone fast

Published: February 22, 2017

The Diocese of Little Rock is inviting Catholics in Arkansas to “fast” by turning off their cell phones and televisions on Ash Wednesday, March 1 and Good Friday, April 14. Silencing phones and televisions for all or part of these holy days will give God a chance to call our hearts, especially if it is coupled with at least an hour spent in silent prayer while disconnected from digital media. The diocese is asking parishioners to include this practice in addition to almsgiving, prayer and fasting from food, which are the traditional disciplines the Church observes during Lent. More

Mardi Gras celebrates Christ the King

Published: February 20, 2017

Traditionally, Mardi Gras, which is French for "Fat Tuesday", involves a big celebration where partygoers overindulge one last time before the solemn season of Lent begins the following day on Ash Wednesday, which is a day of fast and abstinence. This year, Mardi Gras will be celebrated Feb. 28. In many cultures, the time between the Christmas season and Lent is known as "carnival." Carnival comes from the Latin words, "carne vale," meaning "farewell to the flesh." Like many Catholic celebrations, Mardi Gras likely has its roots in pre-Christian traditions based on the seasons. More

Women invited to discern God's call

Published: February 13, 2017

The annual Women's Religious Discernment Retreat has been rescheduled for March 4-5 at St. Joseph Center in North Little Rock. It was scheduled for January but had to be cancelled because of inclement weather. Single women ages 16 to 35 who want to learn about and discern a vocation to the religious life are welcome to attend. This free event will include talks by sisters from religious orders in Arkansas, Mass celebrated by Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, adoration, reconciliation, time for prayer, reflection and opportunities to speak with the sisters. It will begin More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Confirmation: Fear of the Lord 2017
Fear of the Lord helps us see things through God's eyes.
Arkansas Catholic Men’s Conference 2017
So many children today are like sheep without a shepherd.
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Be salt and light: Dedicate yourself to bringing out best in the world.

Prayer Book

Please pray for Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church, founding parish for the Anglican Use Liturgy, facing a difficu More...

Please keep the Cárdenas Vázquez family in your prayers, that God may grant them comfort and strength during this difficu More...