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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.

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

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.

Faith Explained

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

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Bishop Taylor Homilies

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Mass is an invitation that you not refuse.
100th Anniversary of Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima
Our Lady of Fatima calls all to prayer and repentance from sin.
Tuesday, 27th Week of Ordinary Time, Cycle I
We must sit humbly at Jesus feet and learn from him like Mary did.

Prayer Book

For financial blessings and miracles. More...

Please pray with me for a strong sense of direction in my life and some open doors. More...

Share journey with migrants, refugees

Published: October 3, 2017

Pope Francis recently launched the "Share the Journey" campaign to create a "culture of encounter" with migrants and refugees, "who now number some 65 million around the world, the biggest such crisis since World War II." This two-year campaign was created by Caritas International, a global network of Catholic charitable organizations that include Catholic Relief Services and Catholic Charities USA in the United States. Organizers hope to create encounters "between people on the move and people living in the countries they are leaving, passing through or arriving in" More

Take your pet to church for a blessing

Published: October 2, 2017

St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226), patron saint of animals and ecology, is known for his love for God's creation. In his "Canticle of the Creatures," he reveals how all creation is connected in one family under God's loving care. His feast day is celebrated Oct. 4. In his papal encyclical, "Laudato Si' ("On Care for Our Common Home"), Pope Francis showed he has a lot in common with his namesake, by challenging all to care for God's creation. Read Arkansas Catholic to find 41 practical tips on protecting the environment including saving endangered animal species. More

Educators honored at Professional Day

Published: October 2, 2017

The Diocese of Little Rock superintendent of Catholic schools and four Catholic school teachers were honored during the 81st annual Professional Day for Teachers at Christ the King School in Little Rock on Sept. 29. Superintendent Vernell Bowen was surprised with an award for her 25 years of service in Catholic education by associate superintendents Marguerite Olberts and Theresa Hall. She has served as superintendent for the past 16 years. Before that she was principal of St. Edward School in Little Rock for nine years. Bowen came to Catholic schools More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Mass is an invitation that you not refuse.
100th Anniversary of Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima
Our Lady of Fatima calls all to prayer and repentance from sin.
Tuesday, 27th Week of Ordinary Time, Cycle I
We must sit humbly at Jesus feet and learn from him like Mary did.

Prayer Book

For financial blessings and miracles. More...

Please pray with me for a strong sense of direction in my life and some open doors. More...