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Catholic Arkansas Sharing Appeal 2024
By supporting the work of the diocese, you participate in the missionary outreach of the Church beyond your local parish.
2024 Consecration Day and Religious Jubilarian Mass
When you embrace with love whatever cross God has picked out specifically for you, that cross becomes redemptive.
2024 Women of Hope Retreat
Mothers need an understanding heart to know the right way to deal with each child, given that child's own specific temperament and needs.

Prayer Book

Lord Jesus, I humbly ask for a physical healing for myself, my mom Aurelia, my father Miroslaw, for our friend, Sister Mar More...

Heal his heart, heal our love, heal our marriage. Help me curb my bad habits. More...

Stations help us deal with suffering

From the earliest days of Christianity, pilgrims have journeyed to Jerusalem to walk in the footsteps of Christ's passion on the road to Calvary. Tradition holds that Mary, the mother of Jesus, herself led by example in making daily visits to the sites of her Son's sufferings, death and resurrection following his ascension into heaven. More than 2,000 years later, Christians are still meditating on his crucifixion through what has come to be known as the Stations of the Cross. Also called the "Way of the Cross" or "Via Crucis" this private devotion has consisted of 14 stations, taken both from More

Bishop addresses state abortion petition

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor addressed the following statement, Feb. 12, 2024, to the people of the Diocese of Little Rock regarding an abortion petition being circulated in Arkansas. "A petition is currently being circulated in Arkansas to place an amendment on our November 2024 voting ballots that would change our state constitution to allow abortions until 18 weeks after conception. As bishop of the Diocese of Little Rock, I urge all Catholics and all people of good will not to sign this petition. During this campaign to enshrine abortion in our constitution, we expect that our media will be More

Ash Wednesday is Feb. 14 this year

Ash Wednesday, one of the most popular and important days in the liturgical year, begins the season of Lent. On this day, Catholics are marked with ashes, in the form of a cross, on their heads during special Masses worldwide. The ashes and the whole season of Lent are a time to refocus on our relationship with God. This year, Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine's Day, a day typically celebrated with special feasts, candy and parties, a kind of overindulgence that directly conflicts with the rules of fasting and abstinence on Ash Wednesday. So what's a Catholic to do?  More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Catholic Arkansas Sharing Appeal 2024
By supporting the work of the diocese, you participate in the missionary outreach of the Church beyond your local parish.
2024 Consecration Day and Religious Jubilarian Mass
When you embrace with love whatever cross God has picked out specifically for you, that cross becomes redemptive.
2024 Women of Hope Retreat
Mothers need an understanding heart to know the right way to deal with each child, given that child's own specific temperament and needs.

Prayer Book

Lord Jesus, I humbly ask for a physical healing for myself, my mom Aurelia, my father Miroslaw, for our friend, Sister Mar More...

Heal his heart, heal our love, heal our marriage. Help me curb my bad habits. More...