Recent Updates

Three Taste of Faith dinners were held in Arkansas this summer that raised more...
Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain five men to the priesthood for the Diocese...
Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain five Diocese of Little Rock seminarians...

Calendar of Events

Dec. 15 - Dec. 16
Priesthood Ordination of Dc. Nelson Rubio
Cathedral of St. Andrew - Little Rock
Dec. 17
2017 Installation of Lector, Acolyte and Candidacy for Diocesan Seminarians Mass
Cathedral of St. Andrew - Little Rock
Dec. 29 - Dec. 30
Come and See Priesthood Discernment Retreat
March 29, 2018
Holy Thursday Collection for Seminarians
All Parishes - Diocese of Little Rock
May 23, 2018
Diaconate Ordination of Jon Miskin
Christ the King Church - Little Rock
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Vocations and Seminarians Office

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The Office of Vocations and Seminarians aids in the discernment process of those who are interested in a vocation to the priesthood. If you would like to talk with someone about becoming a priest, contact Msgr. Scott Friend. Currently, the diocese has 28 seminarians, who not only come from Arkansas, but from Venezuela, Mexico and Vietnam. Most of these seminarians have been living in Arkansas for many years, but some are here in the United States for the first time.



Services and Ministries

Assists parishes in establishing summer evangelization teams, parish vocation committees and guiding existing committees

Provides vocations materials and displays for promoting vocations at a parish or school

Offers discernment retreats for those interested in learning more about life as a sister, brother or priest

Director available for talks at parishes, schools and Catholic groups meetings

Provides information and referrals on religious communities and lay missionary opportunities



Recent Updates

Three Taste of Faith dinners were held in Arkansas this summer that raised more...
Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain five men to the priesthood for the Diocese...
Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain five Diocese of Little Rock seminarians...

Calendar of Events

Dec. 15 - Dec. 16
Priesthood Ordination of Dc. Nelson Rubio
Cathedral of St. Andrew - Little Rock
Dec. 17
2017 Installation of Lector, Acolyte and Candidacy for Diocesan Seminarians Mass
Cathedral of St. Andrew - Little Rock
Dec. 29 - Dec. 30
Come and See Priesthood Discernment Retreat
March 29, 2018
Holy Thursday Collection for Seminarians
All Parishes - Diocese of Little Rock
May 23, 2018
Diaconate Ordination of Jon Miskin
Christ the King Church - Little Rock