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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Mass with Seminarians and Parents 2017
“For your own sake you are a Christian; for the sake of others you are a priest.”
17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Kingdom of God is great treasure that requires sacrifice to acquire.
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Weeds always grow with wheat: we are to be patient; trust God.

Prayer Book

For peace and religious unity in the world. More...

Please pray for Eric M. Please pray for his conversion and for the salvation of his soul. More...

No new class to be offered in theology

Published: August 14, 2017

Little Rock Theology Institute, a three-year academic program for adults in the Diocese of Little Rock, will not be offered to new students during the 2017-18 academic year because of low enrollment. The registration deadline was Aug. 14. Father Erik Pohlmeier, diocesan director of faith formation, said all new students who had already enrolled will receive a refund. Those set to begin their second and third years in the program will continue to completion. "In the coming months there will be an evaluation of the theology institute for the future. The Diocese of Little Rock remains More

Join pilgrimage to the beatification Mass

Published: August 10, 2017

Arkansas Catholic, the newspaper for the Diocese of Little Rock, is organizing a pilgrimage to attend the beatification Mass of Father Stanley Rother in Oklahoma City Saturday, Sept. 23. Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will be concelebrating this historic Mass for the first American-born martyr. Learn more about Father Rother. The luxury motorcoach (with WiFi) will leave at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22 from St. John Catholic Center in Little Rock and pick up additional passengers at St. Michael Church in Van Buren. The group will return to Arkansas following the Mass. More

Assumption celebrates hope of faithful

Published: August 9, 2017

According to St. John Paul II, the first evidence of belief in the assumption of Mary can be found in "Transitus Mariae," Latin for "The Crossing Over of Mary," an apocryphal account that dates back to the second and third centuries. By the 14th century, belief in the assumption was widespread, and when Pope Pius XII declared it a dogma of faith in 1950, "it was a truth almost universally accepted and professed by the Christian community in every corner of the world." "The definition of the dogma, in conformity with the universal faith of the people of God, definitively excludes every doubt More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Mass with Seminarians and Parents 2017
“For your own sake you are a Christian; for the sake of others you are a priest.”
17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Kingdom of God is great treasure that requires sacrifice to acquire.
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Weeds always grow with wheat: we are to be patient; trust God.

Prayer Book

For peace and religious unity in the world. More...

Please pray for Eric M. Please pray for his conversion and for the salvation of his soul. More...