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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A
Strong witness of priesthood attracts other to follow.
Diaconate Ordination of Daniel Ramos
Follow Jesus' example when tempted to stray from God's will.
Diaconate Ordination of Keith Higginbotham
Life you've chosen requires prayer, love and selfless service.

Prayer Book

Please pray for my total healing and for peace in my family and for proper housing for Fran More...

Dear Heavenly Father, Lord Jesus and Blessed Mother: Behold in Jesus' name, we ask Heavenly Father for mercy and divine he More...

Ascension about Jesus going to heaven

Published: May 22, 2017

The Ascension of the Lord celebrates Jesus' ascension into heaven and his coming into glory at the right hand of the Father. It occurred 40 days after his resurrection from the dead. This year, Ascension Thursday is May 25. However, in most Catholic provinces and dioceses in the United States, including the Diocese of Little Rock, this feast will be celebrated Sunday, May 28. "The lifting up of Jesus on the cross signifies and announces his lifting up by his ascension into heaven, and indeed begins it. Jesus Christ, the one priest of the new and eternal covenant, 'entered, not into a sanctuary More

Five men to be ordained priests May 27

Published: May 19, 2017

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain five men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Little Rock on Saturday, May 27. They are: Deacons William Burmester of Conway, Stephen Hart of Little Rock, Ramses Mendieta, originally from Nicaragua, Martin Siebold of North Little Rock and Luke Womack of Hot Springs. The 10 a.m. ordination Mass will be held at Christ the King Church in Little Rock with a reception to follow in the Family Life Center. The night before, on Friday, May 26, a holy hour to pray for these men and for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life More

Celebrate solemnities in May, June

Published: May 18, 2017

We may be reaching the end of the greatest liturgical season of the liturgical year, but several holy days at the end of Easter Time and into Ordinary Time prove these months are anything but ordinary. Seven special holy days, known as solemnities, take place through the end of June. These include: Ascension of the Lord, May 28; Pentecost Sunday, June 4; Most Holy Trinity, Sunday, June 11; Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A
Strong witness of priesthood attracts other to follow.
Diaconate Ordination of Daniel Ramos
Follow Jesus' example when tempted to stray from God's will.
Diaconate Ordination of Keith Higginbotham
Life you've chosen requires prayer, love and selfless service.

Prayer Book

Please pray for my total healing and for peace in my family and for proper housing for Fran More...

Dear Heavenly Father, Lord Jesus and Blessed Mother: Behold in Jesus' name, we ask Heavenly Father for mercy and divine he More...