All Are Welcome

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.

Here to Help You

Reach out and let us help in your time of need. You are not alone. We offer ministries to serve a variety of needs.

Open Your Hearts

Your support of the Catholic Arkansas Sharing Appeal is vital to the continuation of our various ministries. Learn how you can help.

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord
And when they reached a point where they had sufficient ownership to begin to take over, he delegated to them — and to us — responsibility and authority for continuing the work that he had begun.
Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year B
Today we celebrate Mother's Day, and I can tell you that as a group, mothers have more to teach us about sacrificial love than almost anyone else on this planet.

Prayer Book

Praise the Lord! May all glory be to our Lord Jesus Christ! More...

Please pray that I find another job as an attorney soon and for peace in my life. Thank you. More...

New spiritual direction class forming

The School of Spiritual Direction, a three-year bilingual program, offered by the diocesan Office of Faith Formation, will begin a new class in the fall of 2016. Adults interested in applying must be at least 35 years old, have 10 credit hours in theology and have been in spiritual direction for at least one year. Applications will be accepted beginning this fall. The current class has 31 students who will graduate next spring. Classes are held in English and Spanish once a month from September to June on a Friday night and all day Saturday at St. John Catholic Center in Little Rock. The first two years focus on academic classes on spirituality. The final year is a practicum where the students are supervised while they meet regularly with their own spiritual directees. Students who have attended the first year of More

Encounter Jesus at 2015 Bible Institute

Encounter "The Jesus of the Gospels" with Father Donald Senior, CP, at the 2015 Bible Institute June 19-21 at St. John Catholic Center in Little Rock. Father Senior is president emeritus and professor of New Testament studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. He will speak five times throughout the weekend on the following themes: Jesus and the Word of God: The Gospels in the Light of Faith; Jesus as Healer; Jesus as Teacher; Jesus as Crucified and Risen; and Jesus as Incarnate Word and Revealer of God: The Compelling "Logic" of John's Gospel. In addition to Father Senior's talks, this event includes prayer, small group discussion and Mass. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 19 with the opening session at 7 p.m. The weekend concludes after the 11:15 a.m. Mass on Sunday More

Four to be ordained deacons in May

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain four diocesan seminarians to the transitional diaconate in May. They include Norman McFall May 20; Dr. Joseph Chan May 26; and Taryn Whittington and Mario Jacobo May 28. These will bring the total to five diaconate ordinations so far in 2015. Deacon Stephen Gadberry was ordained to the diaconate March 27. McFall will be ordained at St. Joseph Church in Pine Bluff, on Wednesday, May 20. Guests are invited to come early for eucharistic adoration and vespers to pray for him and an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life at 4 p.m. The ordination Mass will be celebrated at 6 p.m. with a reception to follow. McFall will serve his first Masses in the role of deacon Saturday, May 23 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 24 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Church. More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord
And when they reached a point where they had sufficient ownership to begin to take over, he delegated to them — and to us — responsibility and authority for continuing the work that he had begun.
Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year B
Today we celebrate Mother's Day, and I can tell you that as a group, mothers have more to teach us about sacrificial love than almost anyone else on this planet.

Prayer Book

Praise the Lord! May all glory be to our Lord Jesus Christ! More...

Please pray that I find another job as an attorney soon and for peace in my life. Thank you. More...