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Bishop Taylor Homilies

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C 2022
The only wise thing to do is to be ready all the time. Your master knows everything and he's coming when you least expect it.
Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord 2022
That is the basic message of Jesus' transfiguration for us: The only road that leads to glory passes through Calvary.
Friday, 18th Week of Ordinary Time, Cycle II 2022
Happiness comes from within. It comes not from getting what we want but rather from doing what God wants.

Prayer Book

Good morning, Church. Please. If you can. More...

Dear Lord, I thank you for everything and forgive us in our sins. More...

Assumption of Mary gives hope to us all

The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated on Aug. 15. This feast recognizes that Jesus' mother was "taken up body and soul into heavenly glory" when her "earthly life was finished." (Catechism of the Catholic Church, no. 966). Normally, this feast would be a holy day of obligation to attend Mass, but this year it is not since it falls on a Monday. The Assumption of Mary is not to be confused with the Ascension of Jesus. "Jesus ascends of his own power and will because he is divine. On the other hand, Mary does not raise herself. God raises her More

Taste of Faith will go live Aug. 6 at 7

This year you can attend Taste of Faith in person or watch it online. This annual event to raise money for seminarian education will be held Saturday, Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Statehouse House Convention Center in Little Rock. Watch it live on the Diocese of Little Rock Facebook page and YouTube channel beginning at 7 p.m. Subscribe to YouTube or follow us on Facebook to receive notifications when new content is posted. This event will include a new video addressing "What the People of God Need from their Priests" featuring responses from parishioners from across More

New abbot elected at Subiaco Abbey

Father Elijah Owens, OSB, was elected the eighth abbot of Subiaco Abbey on Thursday, July 7. He replaced Abbot Leonard Wangler, OSB, who led the Benedictine community for the past seven years. Abbot Elijah was elected by his fellow monks. His acceptance made him the spiritual head and father of the 35 religious priests and brothers at Subiaco immediately. He took the oath of office July 7. Then Bishop Anthony B. Taylor celebrated the abbatial blessing on Saturday, July 16. Read his homily. To learn more about how monks are elected in the ancient Benedictine tradition More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C 2022
The only wise thing to do is to be ready all the time. Your master knows everything and he's coming when you least expect it.
Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord 2022
That is the basic message of Jesus' transfiguration for us: The only road that leads to glory passes through Calvary.
Friday, 18th Week of Ordinary Time, Cycle II 2022
Happiness comes from within. It comes not from getting what we want but rather from doing what God wants.

Prayer Book

Good morning, Church. Please. If you can. More...

Dear Lord, I thank you for everything and forgive us in our sins. More...