Bishop Taylor Homily Library

Homilías en Español

E.g., 07/15/2024
E.g., 07/15/2024

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.

Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year B
Published: Sunday, March 22, 2015
Satan may do his worst and, as with Jesus, appear to do us great harm, but he cannot prevail if you are fully united to the Lord.
Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year B
Published: Sunday, March 15, 2015
Notice that when Jesus says that the Son of God is light for the world, he's talking about judging the world, not just making things bright and sunny.
Third Sunday of Lent, Year B
Published: Sunday, March 8, 2015
What is significant about each of these signs is their capacity to reveal the identity of Jesus and the glory of God revealed in him.
Tuesday, Second Week of Lent, Cycle I
Published: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Taken out of context, these titles do seem to contradict what Jesus says in today's Gospel. But put them in their proper context and the problem goes away.
Second Sunday of Lent, Year B
Published: Sunday, March 1, 2015
Even more so than Abraham, it was precisely in putting all his hope and trust in his heavenly Father that Jesus gives God the glory.
Ash Wednesday 2015
Published: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Even those whom the world judges most successful discover eventually that success without significance is empty.
Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
Published: Sunday, February 15, 2015
He loved them and affirmed the human dignity even of those who had hateful attitudes and behaviors, and even when he already knew they wouldn't respond.
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
Published: Sunday, February 8, 2015   
Slavery is an experience of powerlessness and oppression. Leadership is the exercise of power and freedom. Slavery is darkness, leadership is light.
Catholic Arkansas Sharing Appeal 2015
Published: Saturday, February 7, 2015   
Our finances are much tighter than in the past, in part because so many young men have opened their hearts to welcome Jesus' call to serve you as your future priests. 
Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
Published: Sunday, February 1, 2015   
Others are enslaved to compulsions and habits of sin that have taken possession of them almost as if they were possessed by a demon.
Arkansas Catholic Men’s Conference 2015
Published: Saturday, January 31, 2015   
Most of the disciples saved that day from drowning will one day die a martyr’s death, perish in a different kind of storm but a storm nonetheless.
Mass for Life 2015
Published: Sunday, January 18, 2015   
Hebrew names have a literal meaning and Samuel can mean "God listens" or "He listens to God.”
Baptism of the Lord, Year B, 2015
Published: Saturday, January 10, 2015   
As Dr. King says, "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend."
Religious Liberty Address
Published: Saturday, January 10, 2015
We Catholics have learned what is at stake when religious liberty is not protected.
Epiphany of the Lord 2015
Published: Sunday, January 4, 2015   
Then they present him gifts symbolic of who their Savior is and what he has come to do: gold for a king, frankincense to worship him as God, and myrrh for his burial following his sacrificial death for our salvation.