Bishop Taylor Homily Library

Homilías en Español

E.g., 03/02/2024
E.g., 03/02/2024

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor celebrates Mass across Arkansas and beyond. This library features the homilies delivered from March 2014 to the present. To listen to earlier homilies, please visit the bishop's Homily Archive.

Wednesday, 19th Week in Ordinary Time, Cycle II
Published: Wednesday, August 13, 2014   
Children may not have any weight in society, but unless we become like children, we will not enter the kingdom of heaven. Don't write off that troublesome black sheep.
19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Published: Sunday, August 10, 2014   
Since God can do all things — starting with walking on water and calming storms — what is there to fear?
Saturday, 18th Week in Ordinary Time, Cycle II
Published: Saturday, August 9, 2014
Every one of you has been given the gift of faith and Jesus sends you forth to live that faith in a world dominated by evil.
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Published: Sunday, August 3, 2014   
We are surprised to discover our deepest needs and the deepest desires of our heart to have been satisfied in a way we would never have expected
Ozark Liturgical Conference
Published: Saturday, August 2, 2014
Hence also Pope Francis' insistence that "the joy of the Gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness."
17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Published: Sunday, July 27, 2014
We pledge allegiance to the Kingdom of God every time we say the Lord's Prayer.
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Published: Saturday, July 19, 2014   
When Adam and Eve sinned, the world was broken by sin and thus in need of redemption, but not rendered evil in itself.
15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Published: Sunday, July 13, 2014   
We must break up the hard packed soil of resistance that produce superficiality instead of understanding
Jubilarian Mass for Priests 2014
Published: Tuesday, July 1, 2014   
When we turn to Jesus with persistent trust and prayer, he comes through for us because he himself is our source of security
Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul 2014
Published: Sunday, June 29, 2014   
Is our belief in "Christ, the Son of the living God" merely a matter of pious words with no real impact on how we live our lives?
Memorial of Immaculate Heart of Blessed Virgin Mary
Published: Saturday, June 28, 2014
A Catholic church building is more than just a place where believers gather. It is also a house of God where Jesus is present in a special way.
Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ 2014
Published: Saturday, June 21, 2014   
What we really are is “countercultural” in a culture that is profoundly sick.
Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity 2014
Published: Sunday, June 15, 2014
Today we celebrate the feast of the Blessed Trinity, the most profound truth that God has ever revealed about himself.
Pentecost Sunday 2014
Published: Sunday, June 8, 2014   
To what degree are you still sort of keeping your faith a secret, despite your sentimental attachment to Jesus? Is your knowledge and experience of Jesus just taking up space in your brain?
Saturday, Seventh Week of Easter, Cycle II
Published: Saturday, June 7, 2014
All three of these sisters are warm, inclusive, approachable and welcoming — persons whose doors are always open, persons who trust in the revolutionary nature of love and tenderness.