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

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

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Biblical Mercy

Celebrate the jubilee by reflecting on mercy in the Scriptures through this free, monthly series from Little Rock Scripture Study.

Faith Explained

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

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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Funeral of Father John Michael Payne, OCD
He was a person of spiritual depth who understood human condition.
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
We must prepare for second coming of the Lord.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Mass
Putting human face on events appeals to our hearts where conversion occurs.

Prayer Book

My mental health is out of control and my depression has overtaken my life. More...

For the grace of healing and reconciliation in my marriage. More...

Confirmation retreat to be held Feb. 5

Published: January 7, 2017

The 2017 Diocese of Little Rock Confirmation Retreat will be held Sunday, Feb. 5 at St. John Catholic Center in Little Rock. This peer-led event is open to Catholic youth who are preparing to receive the sacrament of confirmation and are unable to attend a confirmation retreat in their own parishes. This year's theme is: "He is the Way to the Spirit". The $15 per person registration fee includes lunch and all materials. It will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude with Mass. To register youth from your parish, download and return the registration packet with fee to the address provided by Jan. 23. More

Mass, March for Life to be held Jan. 22

Published: January 7, 2017

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will celebrate the annual Mass for Life at 12:05 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 22 at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in downtown Little Rock. Prior to the Mass, a Rosary for Life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Anyone who has lost a child, for any reason, will be able to present a rose during the offertory in memory of their child. There is no need to bring roses; they will be made available at the Mass. Each year, this Mass is celebrated to mark the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions that legalized abortion in the United States. More

2017 MLK Memorial Mass to be Jan. 14

Published: January 7, 2017

The 31st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Mass will be held at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock. Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will be the main celebrant. The Mass is sponsored by the Diocesan Council for Black Catholics. During the Mass the Daniel Rudd Award will be handed out to a black Catholic who is active in his or her parish and community. To learn more, contact Rosalyn Pruitt at (501) 375-9617. In 2016, Bishop Taylor presented the award to Sister de Porres Polk, OSB, of Holy Angels Convent in Jonesboro. Sister de Porres More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Funeral of Father John Michael Payne, OCD
He was a person of spiritual depth who understood human condition.
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
We must prepare for second coming of the Lord.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Mass
Putting human face on events appeals to our hearts where conversion occurs.

Prayer Book

My mental health is out of control and my depression has overtaken my life. More...

For the grace of healing and reconciliation in my marriage. More...