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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Chrism Mass 2019
We must make Jesus' mission statement our own.
Palm Sunday 2019
Let us ask Jesus to help us understand more deeply what this week means for our salvation.
40 Days for Life Presentation
The evil of abortion dwarfs the other evils of the culture of death that has taken hold of our nation these last 46 years.

Prayer Book

Please pray for my grandson, Gerard, who is three. More...

Please pray for the physical, financial, emotional and mental well-being of Eva, Diane, Markie, Todd, Karla, Delia and Dr. More...

Bishop updates clergy disclosure list

Published: February 8, 2019

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor released the following update, Feb. 8, 2019, following the conclusion of Kinsale Management Consulting’s independent review of clergy personnel files and the diocese’s ongoing internal file review. "Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: On September 10 of last year I wrote you about the steps we are taking to address the clergy sexual abuse crisis in Arkansas. I disclosed the names of 12 priests and former priests against whom credible allegations had been received in the last 70 years. I also announced that an independent review of our clergy files ..." More

Easter Vigil: Light overcomes darkness

Published: April 20, 2019

Even though Christ is in the tomb on Holy Saturday, he did something very important that often gets lost in the celebration of the Easter Vigil that evening. In the Apostles Creed we pray: "He descended into hell." Hell in this sense has a very different meaning that how we understand the term today. The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains: "Scripture calls the abode of the dead, to which the dead Christ went down, 'hell' — 'Sheol' in Hebrew or 'Hades' in Greek — because those who are there are deprived of the vision of God." At this point in time, More

Good Friday: Day the battle was won

Published: April 18, 2019

On Good Friday we relive Jesus' suffering and death so we never forget God's unconditional love and desire for us to be saved. "He was pierced for our offenses, crushed for our sins; upon him was the chastisement that makes us whole, by his stripes we were healed. We had all gone astray like sheep, each following his own way; but the Lord laid upon him the guilt of us all." (Isaiah 53:5-6) We do not celebrate Mass on this day because it is a solemn day of prayer and mourning, which includes fasting and abstinence from meat. This year it is celebrated April 19. More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Chrism Mass 2019
We must make Jesus' mission statement our own.
Palm Sunday 2019
Let us ask Jesus to help us understand more deeply what this week means for our salvation.
40 Days for Life Presentation
The evil of abortion dwarfs the other evils of the culture of death that has taken hold of our nation these last 46 years.

Prayer Book

Please pray for my grandson, Gerard, who is three. More...

Please pray for the physical, financial, emotional and mental well-being of Eva, Diane, Markie, Todd, Karla, Delia and Dr. More...