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If you are not Catholic, but are interested or if you used to be Catholic but you've been away, we invite you to learn more.

Are You Called?

Come and see what priesthood, religious life or permanent diaconate offers. What you learn might surprise you.

Promise to Protect

Find out how we are creating a safe environment for children and young people in our parishes, schools and the community.

Marriage and Family

Get your guide to planning a Catholic wedding, find out how to enrich your marriage, explore adoption and much more.

Faith Explained

Explore Understanding Our Church, a treasury of Arkansas writers discussing the Catholic faith on a wide variety of topics.

Consecrated Life

Celebrate and promote religious life during this Year of Consecrated Life being celebrated worldwide through February 2016.

Parables of Jesus

Explore this powerful teaching tool in He Spoke in Parables, a monthly column series from Little Rock Scripture Study.

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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul 2015
I could give you a long list of points of conflict between Church teaching and our increasingly secular society: pro-life issues, social justice issues, attacks in the media and now same-sex marriage. 
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
"Laudato Si" asks very good questions about the world economy as currently structured in which market forces prevail in such a way as to make a few people and nations very rich and leave the vast majority of humanity in poverty.

Prayer Book

For my upcoming surgical procedure on a brain aneurysm, July 8th, at St. Vincent's hospital. More...

Prayer Requests 1. Normal delivery of my wife (Neema) of a healthy baby. 2. More...

Bishop addresses Supreme Court ruling

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor issued the following statement Wednesday, July 1 in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges requiring all states to license and recognize same-sex unions as a marriage. "To the people of the Diocese of Little Rock: Last week the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that now requires all states to grant same-sex unions the same legal status as true marriages. This decision runs counter to the truth of marriage, which by its very nature is about love and commitment shared between consenting adults but also about much more; it is also for the purpose of bringing forth new life and raising the children born of that union. This is no less true for those married couples who are unable to conceive children of their own, but who nonetheless reflect the mutual complementarity of the sexes — a complementarity that is ingrained in our biology and images our Creator. ..." More

Celebrate gift of freedom with prayer

The United States celebrates its independence July 4. In addition to fireworks and picnics, this is a good day to thank God for our freedom and remember not to take it for granted. During the Fortnight for Freedom, which ends July 4, we have been asked to pray, act and deepen our awareness of religious freedom and its importance. Although we have celebrated the feasts of ancient martyrs the past two weeks, we are reminded daily that religious persecution is still happening in today's world. Pope Francis has spoken many times about the struggles of religious minorities worldwide. On Nov. 25, 2014, he said: “I cannot fail to recall the many instances of injustice and persecution More

Fortnight promotes freedom to witness

The annual Fortnight for Freedom, a nationwide event focusing on prayer, education and action, will be held June 21 to July 4. The opening Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop William Lori Sunday, June 21 at 10:45 a.m. (Eastern Time) at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. It will be televised EWTN. Watch it online at the CatholicTV Network. This year, the theme: "Freedom to Bear Witness" will be highlighted. It is based on a talk Archbishop Lori gave at a workshop on religious freedom at Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Md. in 2014. "Keeping the spirit of the Gospel means that Catholic institutions are to bear witness in love to the full truth about the human person by providing social, charitable More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul 2015
I could give you a long list of points of conflict between Church teaching and our increasingly secular society: pro-life issues, social justice issues, attacks in the media and now same-sex marriage. 
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
"Laudato Si" asks very good questions about the world economy as currently structured in which market forces prevail in such a way as to make a few people and nations very rich and leave the vast majority of humanity in poverty.

Prayer Book

For my upcoming surgical procedure on a brain aneurysm, July 8th, at St. Vincent's hospital. More...

Prayer Requests 1. Normal delivery of my wife (Neema) of a healthy baby. 2. More...