Bishop Taylor Homily Library

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Bishop Anthony B. Taylor celebrates Mass across Arkansas and beyond. This library features the homilies delivered from March 2014 to the present. To listen to earlier homilies, please visit the bishop's Homily Archive.

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
Throughout the Gospels Jesus indicates that his way is the road less travelled that leads to salvation
Saturday of the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time, Cycle I
 You will face some excessively dry periods in which if neglected, your spiritual life could shrink and your foundation crack due to lack of spiritual moisture.
Friday of the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time, Cycle I
The cure for hypocrisy, the cure for pretense, is humility. 
23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
 The purpose of faith is to empower us to love and serve God in this life so as to be happy with him forever in the next.  
19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
In today's Gospel Jesus clarifies that the bread that he will give is his flesh, for the life of the world.
Mass with Seminarians and Parents 2015
So it is important to remember that it's not about us and if we take opposition personally, it may be because we feel our authority to be threatened, which was what Jesus' adversaries were feeling.
Monday, 18th Week, Ordinary Time, Cycle I
God will see to it that our needs will be provided for. And not just material needs, our human needs as well.
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
They should seek this spiritual bread with at least the same desire and effort that they invest in working for perishable earthly bread.
Memorial of St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop, Doctor of the Church
When the night is at its darkest, that is the time when our Church needs to stand out at its radiant best.
Thursday, 17th Week, Ordinary Time, Cycle I
Jesus goes on to affirm that the challenges we face are only temporary, lasting only until the Kingdom of God is manifest in all of its fullness. 
Memorial of St. Martha
Sitting at the feet of the master was the traditional place where disciples sat to learn from the master.
17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
Do you trust Jesus enough to hand over to him your five loaves and your two fishes, confident that he can use your gift of self to continue to provide for his people even today?
15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
Since we have been given more and understand more, we will be held to a higher standard.
Silver Jubilee of Sister Josita López, OSB
Jesus has chosen you for love: "This is my commandment: Love one another as I love you." And how has he loved us? Completely, totally, to the death.
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
There is no reason to feel unsettled, uncertain or confused: We are in the hands of a provident God in whom we trust and to whom we pray.