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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Installation of Acolytes in Diaconate Formation
Be obedient to the commandment that the Lord gave to his Apostles at the Last Supper: “Love one another as I have loved you.”
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
The person who refuses to forgive inevitably becomes sour, cynical and sad and we all know people like that. In Jesus’ parable the unforgiving servant "was handed over to the torturers."
St. Teresa of Calcutta Mass 2020
Jesus challenges us to preserve the relationship if we possibly can. But if our best efforts fail, be sure the door to our friendship is not locked from the inside.

Prayer Book

Please pray for my husband, Richard, who is now undergoing surgery to change his life support and remove a blood clot from More...

Family protection prayer request please: heard from Hong Kong. More...

Fr. Simpson on Clergy Disclosure List

The Diocese of Little Rock released the following statement, Sept. 1, 2020, regarding a credible allegation of sexual abuse against the late Father Edward Simpson. "On Sept. 10, 2018, Bishop Anthony B. Taylor released a statement that included names of clergy who served in Arkansas and who had been credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor. An independent review of files was then conducted, and Bishop Taylor issued an additional update on Feb. 8, 2019. The Diocese of Little Rock has long encouraged victims of sexual abuse by clergy to come forward and be heard, More

Help for those hurting after abortion

Has abortion left you with a broken heart? You are not alone. There is hope. The Respect Life Office, through Project Rachel, is offering two special events this fall for anyone suffering from a past abortion. Each Day of Prayer and Healing Retreat is held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in a location only disclosed to participants. The first will be held in northwest Arkansas on Sept. 26, and the second will be held Oct. 10 near West Memphis. This event is Catholic in nature, but anyone who desires to begin or continue their journey to hope and healing is welcome to attend. More

Queen Mary intercedes on our behalf

In popular Catholic tradition, Mary's coronation is often reenacted during the month of Mary in May crownings. Typically children, usually those who recently received their first holy Communion, carry roses and place them at the feet of a statue of Mary while placing a crown of roses on top of Mary's head. There are also numerous songs, artworks and prayers depicting Mary's queenship. The feast of the queenship of Mary was established during the universal Year of Mary by Pope Pius XII in 1954. This followed his declaration that the assumption of Mary was a dogma of faith in 1950. More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Installation of Acolytes in Diaconate Formation
Be obedient to the commandment that the Lord gave to his Apostles at the Last Supper: “Love one another as I have loved you.”
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
The person who refuses to forgive inevitably becomes sour, cynical and sad and we all know people like that. In Jesus’ parable the unforgiving servant "was handed over to the torturers."
St. Teresa of Calcutta Mass 2020
Jesus challenges us to preserve the relationship if we possibly can. But if our best efforts fail, be sure the door to our friendship is not locked from the inside.

Prayer Book

Please pray for my husband, Richard, who is now undergoing surgery to change his life support and remove a blood clot from More...

Family protection prayer request please: heard from Hong Kong. More...