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Bishop Taylor Homilies

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Jesus tells us that it is not enough for us to be admiring bystanders. He wants us to take up a cross and often this means helping someone else with his or her cross.
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Strength of character is the ability to do what we know is right, especially when tempted to do otherwise.
Votive Mass to the Holy Spirit
You need a prioress who can draw forth your gifts and support you as you serve the Lord in whatever responsibilities are entrusted to you.

Prayer Book

Two special intentions for my daughters and for the civil lawsuit I was involved in that it may be resolved smoothly and p More...

Would you agree with me in prayer that employees of abortion providers would see their lies? More...

Bishop speaks about Black Lives Matter

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor issued the following statement to the people of the Diocese of Little Rock, July 2, 2020, about Black Lives Matter. "When I came to Sacred Heart Parish in Oklahoma City as pastor in 2003 the parish was 95 percent Hispanic and I inherited a weekend schedule with six Masses — three in English and three in Spanish. The Spanish Masses were packed, with people standing in the back, in the side aisles and at times even outside the front door of the church. The English Masses were less than half full even though they had the more desirable Sunday morning time slots. More

Sacred Heart: God inviting us into love

The Solemnity of Most Sacred Heart of Jesus is always celebrated during the octave of Corpus Christi or 19 days after Pentecost Sunday. The Sacred Heart of Jesus represents his divine love for humanity, demonstrated most tangibly by the sacrifice of his life for our sins. Though it is a solemnity, it is not a holy day of obligation. Although devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus goes back many centuries, it was not celebrated universally in the Church until 1856 when Pope Pius IX made it a solemnity. "Jesus knew and loved us each and all during his life, his agony and his passion, and gave himself up More

Bishop issues appointments June 18

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments June 18, 2020, for the Diocese of Little Rock. Effective June 22, 2020: Rev. Jerome Early, OCD, assigned as superior of Marylake Monastery in Little Rock; Rev. Stephen Sanchez, OCD, Rev. Bonaventure Sauer, OCD, and Rev. Henry Bordeaux, OCD, assigned as conventuals of Marylake Monastery in Little Rock; Rev. Gregory Ross, OCD, and Rev. Sam Anthony Morello, OCD, to continue their ministry with the Discalced Carmelite Fathers outside of Arkansas. More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Jesus tells us that it is not enough for us to be admiring bystanders. He wants us to take up a cross and often this means helping someone else with his or her cross.
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Strength of character is the ability to do what we know is right, especially when tempted to do otherwise.
Votive Mass to the Holy Spirit
You need a prioress who can draw forth your gifts and support you as you serve the Lord in whatever responsibilities are entrusted to you.

Prayer Book

Two special intentions for my daughters and for the civil lawsuit I was involved in that it may be resolved smoothly and p More...

Would you agree with me in prayer that employees of abortion providers would see their lies? More...