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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Thursday, 11th Week of Ordinary Time, Cycle I
Farewell to Sisters Mayela, Magdalena and Teresa who worked to give you a solid spiritual foundation on which to build.
Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity 2019
Today we lift up prayers for our fathers directed to our heavenly Father, through the Son and in the Holy Spirit.
Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year C
"Peace as the world gives it" is a false peace centered on the avoidance of trouble, which may be simple cowardice; the refusal to confront evil.

Prayer Book

Holy Lord Jesus bless Cesar and Joel, heal them from all illness and protect them from all evil. More...

Prayer request for individuals and families struggling with addiction. More...

Bishop supports Catholic day of action

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor released the following statement Saturday, July 13, 2019, regarding the Catholic Day of Action for Immigrant Children to take place in Washington, D.C. on July 18, 2019. "Greetings to all who are participating in the Catholic Day of Action for Immigrant Children. I want to express my support for your efforts to convince the administration that they must stop demonizing and detaining children and families who pose no threat to anyone. The images of those who have suffered and died trying to make their way to freedom 'cry to the heavens,' in the words More

Head retires after 20 years of service

Frank Head, former director of the Catholic Immigration Services in Springdale, retired on June 30, 2019. In the column below, which was originally published in Catholic Charities Connections, a special section of Arkansas Catholic, Head reflects on his 20 years of helping to provide low-cost legal services to immigrants. "Some things happen in life that appear to be random but later seem to have been inevitable. Twenty years ago, I answered an ad by Catholic Charities Immigration Services in Springdale and, in August 1999, I was hired to run the place. Twenty years later, three More

Bishop comments on Lord’s Prayer

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor released the following statement Monday, July 8, 2019, regarding reports that Italian bishops have approved a new translation of the Lord’s Prayer in Italian. "I have received some inquiries regarding the Lord’s Prayer due to news reports that the Italian bishops have approved a new translation of the Lord’s Prayer in Italian, which Pope Francis has accepted, one phrase of which is 'non abbandonarci alla tentazione,' which would be the equivalent of saying in English literally 'do not abandon us into temptation' but with a gentler nuance along the line More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Thursday, 11th Week of Ordinary Time, Cycle I
Farewell to Sisters Mayela, Magdalena and Teresa who worked to give you a solid spiritual foundation on which to build.
Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity 2019
Today we lift up prayers for our fathers directed to our heavenly Father, through the Son and in the Holy Spirit.
Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year C
"Peace as the world gives it" is a false peace centered on the avoidance of trouble, which may be simple cowardice; the refusal to confront evil.

Prayer Book

Holy Lord Jesus bless Cesar and Joel, heal them from all illness and protect them from all evil. More...

Prayer request for individuals and families struggling with addiction. More...