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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Divine Mercy Sunday 2021
The Gospel writers share their experience of Jesus so that you too can come to know him and through this faith, have life in his name. Faith leads to life and God is where the life is.
Easter Vigil 2021
If we have died to this world, it has no more power over us and the things it can do are a small price to pay for freedom and life.
Good Friday of the Lord's Passion 2021
On Good Friday we discover that the cross is salvific, including the crosses in our own lives.

Prayer Book

Please pray for a miraculous reunion and healing for Timothy and Crisra. More...

I pray that my son’s (Henry) tests come back ok and there is nothing seriously or dangerously wrong with him. More...

Bishop issues pastoral changes April 9

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments, April 9, 2021, for the Diocese of Little Rock: Effective June 2, 2021: Daniel J. Wendel, to be ordained a transitional deacon on May 26, 2021, appointed to serve as deacon at Immaculate Conception Church in Fort Smith during the summer 2021; José Jaime Nieto Bautista, to be ordained a transitional deacon on May 21, 2021, appointed to serve as deacon at Sacred Heart Church in Morrilton and St. Joseph Church in Center Ridge during the summer 2021. Effective June 15, 2021: Deacon Omar Galván More

Celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday April 11

St. Maria Faustina Kowalska, a Polish nun, wrote in her diary that she witnessed a vision of Jesus on Feb. 22, 1931, while she was living at a convent in Plock, Poland. She wrote that Jesus had one hand raised in benediction and the other resting over his heart, from which emanated two rays of light. On the 90th anniversary of this first apparition, Pope Francis wrote a letter to the bishop of the Diocese of Płock, Poland. In his Feb. 22 letter, the Holy Father recalled the words of Jesus heard by St. Faustina: “Paint a picture according to the pattern you see, with the caption: 'Jesus, I trust in You.' More

Support seminarians on Holy Thursday

The annual Holy Thursday Collection for Seminarian Education will be held April 1. The money from this collection supports the immediate educational and housing expenses of the diocese's seminarians. Bishop Anthony B. Taylor has ordained 38 diocesan priests in the past 11 years and is scheduled to ordain five more to the priesthood next month. As a result, the median age of active, diocesan priests serving in Arkansas has dropped from 65 to 48. These new priests make up nearly half of all priests currently in active ministry. Msgr. James E. O’Connell started an endowment fund More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Divine Mercy Sunday 2021
The Gospel writers share their experience of Jesus so that you too can come to know him and through this faith, have life in his name. Faith leads to life and God is where the life is.
Easter Vigil 2021
If we have died to this world, it has no more power over us and the things it can do are a small price to pay for freedom and life.
Good Friday of the Lord's Passion 2021
On Good Friday we discover that the cross is salvific, including the crosses in our own lives.

Prayer Book

Please pray for a miraculous reunion and healing for Timothy and Crisra. More...

I pray that my son’s (Henry) tests come back ok and there is nothing seriously or dangerously wrong with him. More...