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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A
Strong witness of priesthood attracts other to follow.
Diaconate Ordination of Daniel Ramos
Follow Jesus' example when tempted to stray from God's will.
Diaconate Ordination of Keith Higginbotham
Life you've chosen requires prayer, love and selfless service.

Prayer Book

Please pray for my total healing and for peace in my family and for proper housing for Fran More...

Dear Heavenly Father, Lord Jesus and Blessed Mother: Behold in Jesus' name, we ask Heavenly Father for mercy and divine he More...

Five men to be ordained priests May 27

Published: May 19, 2017

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain five men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Little Rock on Saturday, May 27. They are: Deacons William Burmester of Conway, Stephen Hart of Little Rock, Ramses Mendieta, originally from Nicaragua, Martin Siebold of North Little Rock and Luke Womack of Hot Springs. The 10 a.m. ordination Mass will be held at Christ the King Church in Little Rock with a reception to follow in the Family Life Center. The night before, on Friday, May 26, a holy hour to pray for these men and for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life More

Best gift for mom: Lift her up in prayer

Published: May 9, 2017

In Catholic tradition, the month of May is dedicated to Mary. Chosen by God above all other women, Mary's faith and obedience paved the way for the Incarnation. Her example teaches us faith, obedience, humility and most of all, how to love. At the foot of the cross, her heart broke for Jesus, yet she accepted God's will not only for her Son, but for herself in her new role as mother to us all. (John 19:25-27) As we honor our earthly mothers this month, let's honor our heavenly mother as well. Those devoted to her are always led to her Son. For her wise counsel tells us, "Do whatever More

Five to be ordained deacons in May

Published: May 8, 2017

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain five Diocese of Little Rock seminarians to the diaconate in May. These include: Keith Higginbotham, May 18 in North Little Rock; Daniel Ramos, May 20 in Marche; and Joseph de Orbegozo, Patrick Friend and Stephen Elser, May 24 in Little Rock. Through this process they will become transitional deacons, which is a major step toward priestly ordination. The diaconate ordination Mass for Keith Higginbotham will be celebrated at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 18 at St. Anne Church More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A
Strong witness of priesthood attracts other to follow.
Diaconate Ordination of Daniel Ramos
Follow Jesus' example when tempted to stray from God's will.
Diaconate Ordination of Keith Higginbotham
Life you've chosen requires prayer, love and selfless service.

Prayer Book

Please pray for my total healing and for peace in my family and for proper housing for Fran More...

Dear Heavenly Father, Lord Jesus and Blessed Mother: Behold in Jesus' name, we ask Heavenly Father for mercy and divine he More...