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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Rite of Election 2021
Andrew recognizes that Jesus is the Messiah after spending only a couple of hours with him. Even today, spending time with Jesus is fundamental for recognizing him and putting our faith in him.
Catholic Arkansas Sharing Appeal 2021
I am very proud of the generous spirit with which our people made the sacrifices necessary to comply with all the protocols, which none of us like — especially mask wearing and physical distancing — but so necessary for the common good.
Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
I oppose denying Communion to politicians who personally believe what we believe but are not willing to impose our beliefs on others in matters of public policy. They clearly miss the mark, but we need to use persuasion, not coercion.

Prayer Book

Please, continue to pray for the Lord's mercy, deliverance and healing in Luciana L.'s life. More...

Please pray for my mom, Lorraine’s, salvation and pray for her healing. More...

Ignatian Silent Retreat is March 18-21

Deepen your friendship with the Lord in sacred stillness and quiet through the annual Ignatian Silent Directed Retreat March 18-21 at St. John Catholic Center in Little Rock. This Lenten faith formation program for adults will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday and end on Sunday at noon in Fletcher Hall. Participants will learn about silent prayer and how to seek God and his plan for their lives in the sacred silence. Face masks and physical distancing will be required. Anyone who is sick, has been sick, has a temperature or has been outside the country in the past 60 days will not be allowed More

Bishop addresses our vaccine options

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor addressed the following letter, March 3, 2021, to the people of the Diocese of Little Rock regarding the available COVID-19 vaccines. "The following statement of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops addresses concerns that many have regarding the available COVID-19 vaccines: 'The approval of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in the United States again raises questions about the moral permissibility of using vaccines developed, tested, and/or produced with the help of abortion-derived cell lines. Pfizer and Moderna’s vaccines More

Bishop asks for prayer for Iraq papal visit

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor wrote the following letter, Feb. 26, 2021, to priests, deacons, seminarians and people of the Diocese of Little Rock about the first-ever papal trip to Iraq. "Next weekend, from March 5-8, Pope Francis will be making a historic pastoral visit to Iraq. I would like to encourage all of us to make a special effort to support Pope Francis in prayer during this critical time, both in the Prayers of the Faithful during Mass as well as in our own private prayer. Due to the coronavirus threat and obvious security concerns, I believe that prayer is very much needed, both prayer in support More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Rite of Election 2021
Andrew recognizes that Jesus is the Messiah after spending only a couple of hours with him. Even today, spending time with Jesus is fundamental for recognizing him and putting our faith in him.
Catholic Arkansas Sharing Appeal 2021
I am very proud of the generous spirit with which our people made the sacrifices necessary to comply with all the protocols, which none of us like — especially mask wearing and physical distancing — but so necessary for the common good.
Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B
I oppose denying Communion to politicians who personally believe what we believe but are not willing to impose our beliefs on others in matters of public policy. They clearly miss the mark, but we need to use persuasion, not coercion.

Prayer Book

Please, continue to pray for the Lord's mercy, deliverance and healing in Luciana L.'s life. More...

Please pray for my mom, Lorraine’s, salvation and pray for her healing. More...