All Are Welcome

If you are not Catholic, but are interested or if you used to be Catholic but you've been away, we invite you to learn more.

Are You Called?

Come and see what priesthood, religious life or permanent diaconate offers. What you learn might surprise you.

Safe Environment

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.

Seminarians Reflect

Through this series, discover how God is preparing our seminarians to feed his sheep during their priestly formation.

Here to Help You

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

Faith Explained

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

Bible: Why Bother?

Its staying power is rooted in God’s desire to speak to our hearts. Share this free column series with friends or link to it from your website.

CASA 2018

Your support of the Catholic Arkansas Sharing Appeal is vital in continuing our various ministries. Learn how you can help.

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Bishop Taylor Homilies

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
Eat manna and you live one day longer, eat the Bread of Life and you live forever.
Seminarian Signing Day in Jonesboro
We thank God for the opportunities he gives us to grow in holiness.
Sister Helen Herbstritt, OSB, Transfer of Vows
Jesus turns the challenges we face into opportunities to make our pearl more beautiful.

Prayer Book

M.F. has asked for prayers for health, and that her family begins making better choices. More...

My wife, Ashley, has chronic pain from endometriosis and digestive problems that limit what foods she can eat to practical More...

Marriage preparation essential for couples

Published: August 14, 2018

Are you planning to get married in a Catholic church in Arkansas? If so, find out what you need to do by reading the Getting Married Guide. Because marriage is lifelong, the Church wants to help you build a strong, lasting marriage. For this reason, couples seeking marriage in the Catholic Church are asked to spend several months in marriage preparation. It is so important, that all couples are required to fulfill an educational program to marry in the Diocese of Little Rock. Options include: Pre-Cana Day, the Sponsor Couple program or some other diocesan-approved marriage More

Love golf? Play, be charitable at same time

Published: August 14, 2018

The 2018 Bishop McDonald-Catholic Charities Golf Classic will be held Monday, Oct. 8 at the Maumelle Country Club. If you love to play golf, you can play and support charitable works at the same time. This tournament is the primary fundraiser for the ministries and programs of Catholic Charities of Arkansas. These include: adoption, immigration and refugee resettlement services, free medical care and assistance for the poor, natural disaster response, legislative advocacy, support for those struggling with addictions, prison ministry and resources to assist More

Catholic students head back to school

Published: August 13, 2018

Nearly 7,000 Catholic school students return to the classroom this week across Arkansas. There are 28 Catholic schools, including one new school in northwest Arkansas. Ozark Catholic Academy is opening Aug. 16 for ninth and 10th grade students in Tonitown with plans to add the 11th grade in 2019 and the 12th grade in 2020. To learn more, visit the schools website, follow it on Facebook or read this week's Arkansas Catholic. Catholic schools in the Diocese of Little Rock range from preschool to high school in 18 cities statewide. More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
Eat manna and you live one day longer, eat the Bread of Life and you live forever.
Seminarian Signing Day in Jonesboro
We thank God for the opportunities he gives us to grow in holiness.
Sister Helen Herbstritt, OSB, Transfer of Vows
Jesus turns the challenges we face into opportunities to make our pearl more beautiful.

Prayer Book

M.F. has asked for prayers for health, and that her family begins making better choices. More...

My wife, Ashley, has chronic pain from endometriosis and digestive problems that limit what foods she can eat to practical More...