Bishop Taylor Homily Library

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E.g., 06/24/2024
E.g., 06/24/2024

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.

Easter Vigil 2015
Published: Saturday, April 4, 2015
Through baptism Jesus freed us from the power of sin and death and gave us a share in his Easter victory.
Good Friday Passion of the Lord 2015
Published: Friday, April 3, 2015
The tomb in which we bury him today will soon become the womb from which you and I will be reborn in baptism to share the fruits of Jesus' Easter victory.
Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper 2015
Published: Thursday, April 2, 2015
But our joy today is tempered by the sober realization that our freedom is costly — bought with blood and not easy to preserve. 
Chrism Mass 2015
Published: Monday, March 30, 2015
I remind myself of this whenever faithfulness to the Lord requires me to do things that are difficult or unpleasant: He's the only one I have to please.
Palm Sunday 2015
Published: Sunday, March 29, 2015
The 22nd Psalm may begin with words of despair but ends with a declaration of faith and hope.
Diaconate Ordination of Stephen Gadberry
Published: Friday, March 27, 2015
If we trust in Jesus, he who is our Good Shepherd will lead us to the green pastures we long for and to the table the he has prepared for us in the land of the living.
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.