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Faith Explained

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Blessed Are You

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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Second Sunday of Advent, Year B
Afflicted to receive comfort and comfortable to be afflicted.
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 2017
Open your heart to welcome God's call in your life.
First Sunday of Advent, Year B
Be ready for the coming of the Lord at all times.

Prayer Book

With all my needs More...

Prayers for my friend Kelly S. Kelly lost her husband suddenly this week. More...

Is God calling you? Come and see

Published: December 15, 2017

The annual Come and See Retreat will be held Dec. 29-30 at St. Joseph Center of Arkansas in North Little Rock. Rooted in prayer and to consist of talks, group discussion, vocational videos and personal testimonies by priests and seminarians, this retreat is designed to help participants explore more deeply a possible calling to the diocesan priesthood. It is open to men ages 16 and older. Activities will be offered in English and Spanish. This free retreat will begin at noon, Friday, Dec. 29 and end at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 30. Apply by mailing the registration form to the address More

Catholic schools make AP honor roll

Published: December 14, 2017

The Catholic schools of Arkansas, as a school district, have been named to the College Board’s eighth annual AP District Honor Roll. The honor roll recognizes 447 school districts in the United States and Canada that have increased access to Advanced Placement (AP) coursework while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP exams. There are 27 Catholic schools in the Diocese of Little Rock, which enroll 6,706 students in preschool, elementary and middle school, junior high and high school. More

Dc. Nelson Rubio to be ordained Dec. 16

Published: December 4, 2017

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain Deacon Nelson Rubio to the priesthood at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16 at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock. A reception will follow the Mass in McDonald Hall. The night before, on Friday, Dec. 15, a holy hour to pray for him and for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Cathedral. All are invited to attend these events. If unable to attend, watch the ordination live.  Deacon Rubio, 37, will celebrate his first Masses on Sunday, Dec. 17. This includes a 10 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Second Sunday of Advent, Year B
Afflicted to receive comfort and comfortable to be afflicted.
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 2017
Open your heart to welcome God's call in your life.
First Sunday of Advent, Year B
Be ready for the coming of the Lord at all times.

Prayer Book

With all my needs More...

Prayers for my friend Kelly S. Kelly lost her husband suddenly this week. More...