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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Third Sunday of Easter, Year B
Like the first believers, we are convinced of truth because of what we have experienced.
Divine Mercy Sunday 2018
We must work for justice if we want peace, healing for vulnerable and voiceless.
Easter Sunday 2018
Guards reported seeing a dazzlingly bright angel roll back the sealed door of the tomb.

Prayer Book

That I, Brother Alexander Chung, MIC, receive the Holy Spirit to the full and overflowing now and forever, be graced with More...

Calling on my fellow angels I'm requesting your prayers in hope I can find some hope for the future. I have four son's. More...

Diocese may celebrate Rother feast day

Published: April 12, 2018

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor received approval from the Vatican to celebrate an optional memorial for Blessed Stanley Rother in the Diocese of Little Rock. All Catholic parishes in Arkansas may celebrate this feast day on July 28 unless a celebration of higher precedence falls on that day, such as a Sunday. Blessed Rother, who was beatified in Oklahoma City last September, was murdered July 28, 1981 in Guatemala. He has been recognized as the first American-born martyr. The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments approved the new feast More

Bishop announces pastoral changes

Published: April 9, 2018

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments for the Diocese of Little Rock on Friday, April 6, 2018. Effective May 31: Rev. Pius Ajunwa Iwu, relieved of his responsibilities as associate pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Fort Smith and Our Lady of the Ozarks Shrine in Winslow to become senior priest and reside at Immaculate Conception Church in Fort Smith. Effective June 13: Dc. Patrick R. Friend, to be ordained to the priesthood on May 26, appointed chaplain at Catholic High School for Boys in Little Rock, with residence in the House More

Celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday April 8

Published: April 5, 2018

This year, Divine Mercy Sunday is April 8. The celebration of Christ's resurrection continues with this feast, which recognizes that God's love and mercy endure forever and overcome any sin that separates us from him. In the 1930s, Jesus appeared to St. Faustina Kowalska, a Polish nun, and directed her to promote his divine mercy worldwide. St. John Paul II canonized St. Faustina on May 1, 2000. Five days later the Vatican decreed that the Second Sunday of Easter would henceforth be known as Divine Mercy Sunday.  More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Third Sunday of Easter, Year B
Like the first believers, we are convinced of truth because of what we have experienced.
Divine Mercy Sunday 2018
We must work for justice if we want peace, healing for vulnerable and voiceless.
Easter Sunday 2018
Guards reported seeing a dazzlingly bright angel roll back the sealed door of the tomb.

Prayer Book

That I, Brother Alexander Chung, MIC, receive the Holy Spirit to the full and overflowing now and forever, be graced with More...

Calling on my fellow angels I'm requesting your prayers in hope I can find some hope for the future. I have four son's. More...