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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year B
Father Rother laid down his life and his blood. It is the seed from which have sprung 10 ordinations to the priesthood from that parish in the last 40 years.
Divine Mercy Sunday 2021
The Gospel writers share their experience of Jesus so that you too can come to know him and through this faith, have life in his name. Faith leads to life and God is where the life is.
Easter Vigil 2021
If we have died to this world, it has no more power over us and the things it can do are a small price to pay for freedom and life.

Prayer Book

Pray the Lord would sovereignly guide each pregnant lady and the father of her child to legitimate women’s healthcare cent More...

Please pray for my mom Lorraine’s salvation and pray for her healing. More...

Five men to be ordained priests May 29

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain five men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Little Rock at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 29 at Barton Coliseum located on the Arkansas State Fairgrounds in Little Rock. They are: Deacons Alex Smith, Emmanuel Torres, Omar Galván, Brian Cundall and Ben Riley. A holy hour to pray for these men and for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life will be held the night before at at 6:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Andrew. This will be the first time the diocese has hosted an ordination at Barton Coliseum. Bishop Francis I. Malone of Shreveport More

Nieto, Wendell to be ordained deacons

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain two Diocese of Little Rock seminarians to the diaconate in May. They are Jaime Nieto and Daniel Wendel. Through this process they will become transitional deacons, which is a major step toward priestly ordination. The diaconate ordination Mass for Jaime Nieto will be celebrated at 6 p.m. Friday, May 21 at St. Raphael Church in Springdale. This Mass will be livestreamed on the parish's Facebook page. A holy hour will precede the ordination at 4 p.m. Prayers will be offered for him, his continued discernment of priesthood and an increase More

Mask-wearing to be optional by May 15

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor issued the following letter, May 9, 2021, to the people of the Diocese of Little Rock about further loosening the protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our parishes. "Now that most Arkansans over the age of 16 have access to a coronavirus vaccination, I have sought the advice of the Presbyteral Council and the Diocesan Pastoral Council regarding next steps, and so today I am pleased to promulgate two things. First a further loosening of the anti-COVID-19 protocols that for over a year have prevented an outbreak of disease in any of our parishes More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year B
Father Rother laid down his life and his blood. It is the seed from which have sprung 10 ordinations to the priesthood from that parish in the last 40 years.
Divine Mercy Sunday 2021
The Gospel writers share their experience of Jesus so that you too can come to know him and through this faith, have life in his name. Faith leads to life and God is where the life is.
Easter Vigil 2021
If we have died to this world, it has no more power over us and the things it can do are a small price to pay for freedom and life.

Prayer Book

Pray the Lord would sovereignly guide each pregnant lady and the father of her child to legitimate women’s healthcare cent More...

Please pray for my mom Lorraine’s salvation and pray for her healing. More...