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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Opening Mass of the Synod on Synodality 2021
Let us pray that through this experience we will become a more synodal Church, characterized by communion, participation and mission as we journey together reflecting on what God is asking of us today.
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B 2021
On the last day we will have to account for what we have done with all that God has entrusted to our care. If what matters to you most is doing God’s will, I am confident that you will pass successfully through the eye of that needle.
27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B 2021
Jesus said marriage is not just a human contract, it’s a covenant before God. Like every other covenant, once it is ratified there is no backing out.

Prayer Book

For Tatiana, for our courtship and preparation for marriage. For our inner healing. Healing of affective deficiencies. More...

That my property, possessions will be blessed that I will keep the laws of God the Catholic Church; poor souls in purgator More...

Bishop Taylor issues letter about synod

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor issued the following letter to be read at all Masses, Oct. 16-17, 2021, for the opening of the diocesan phase of the synod in the Diocese of Little Rock: To the people of the Diocese of Little Rock. Last month Pope Francis announced a process of reflection leading up to a meeting of the Synod of Bishops to take place in Rome in October of 2023. He announced a diocesan phase starting now, then national and regional phases to follow. Our diocesan phase is opening with a special Mass in our Cathedral today. "The word "synod" means "journey together" and the More

Project Rachel: abortion hurts men too

Have you lost a child or grandchild to abortion? Did you pay for an abortion? Were you her driver? Did you abandon her? Did you have no say in the decision? Were you unable to protect your baby? Did you marry a woman who had an abortion in her past and think it wouldn’t affect your relationship? Or perhaps you’re fine. Would you come help a brother who is still hurting? Abortion hurts men too. Find hope, help and healing at the Day of Prayer and Healing Retreat for Men Saturday, Nov. 13 in North Little Rock. Participation is strictly confidential. The exact location More

Donate now to help Afghan refugees

Catholic Charities of Arkansas (CCA) is resettling 49 Afghan refugees who began arriving in Little Rock in October. Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Sept 16 that nearly 100 Afghan refugees would be resettled in Arkansas with assistance from faith-based organizations and local sponsors as part of a national response to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan after the Taliban seized control in August. Half are being resettled in central Arkansas through CCA's Refugee Resettlement Office with the help of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Migration and Refugee Services, and the rest More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Opening Mass of the Synod on Synodality 2021
Let us pray that through this experience we will become a more synodal Church, characterized by communion, participation and mission as we journey together reflecting on what God is asking of us today.
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B 2021
On the last day we will have to account for what we have done with all that God has entrusted to our care. If what matters to you most is doing God’s will, I am confident that you will pass successfully through the eye of that needle.
27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B 2021
Jesus said marriage is not just a human contract, it’s a covenant before God. Like every other covenant, once it is ratified there is no backing out.

Prayer Book

For Tatiana, for our courtship and preparation for marriage. For our inner healing. Healing of affective deficiencies. More...

That my property, possessions will be blessed that I will keep the laws of God the Catholic Church; poor souls in purgator More...