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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Palm Sunday 2020
You and I are not forsaken. Our Savior is with us and so we place our trust in him.
Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year A
Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year A
Our current suspension of public Mass is demanded by the virtue of prudence and a recognition of the truth that the Eucharist is not merely a private matter but also a common good.

Prayer Book

Please, according to the glory in Christ Jesus, pray that the Lord will continue to send the Holy Spirit over Maria and Mi More...

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Guide to celebrate Holy Week at home

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Bishop Anthony B. Taylor mandated the suspension of all public Masses through April 15, which includes Holy Week and Easter. The Vatican's "Decree in the Time of COVID-19," released March 25, declared that since the date of Easter cannot be moved, "bishops and priests may celebrate the rites of Holy Week without the presence of the people and in a suitable place, avoiding concelebration and omitting the sign of peace." This means the laity are to celebrate the holiest week of the liturgical year at home.  "The decree encourages pastors More

Make sure you're counted in census

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor supports the efforts of the 2020 census to count every person who lives in the United States. Every person living in your home needs to be counted. That includes children and newborn babies, citizens and noncitizens, relatives and nonrelatives and even those staying with you temporarily. Census data guides how more than $675 billion in federal funding is distributed to states and communities each year for schools, health care facilities, roads and social services. Your responses to the census are safe and secure. More

Support seminarians on Holy Thursday

The annual Holy Thursday Collection for Seminarian Education will be held April 9. The money from this Diocese of Little Rock collection will support the educational and housing expenses of the diocese's seminarians. Since the collection was established in 2010, the money has been able to support the seminarian’s urgent needs. “Since that time you have donated over $3,461,330.47,” vocations director Msgr. Scott Friend wrote in letter to parishioners. “As of 2009, Bishop Taylor has ordained 36 new priests.” A donation envelope will also be inserted in the April 4 issue More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Palm Sunday 2020
You and I are not forsaken. Our Savior is with us and so we place our trust in him.
Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year A
Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year A
Our current suspension of public Mass is demanded by the virtue of prudence and a recognition of the truth that the Eucharist is not merely a private matter but also a common good.

Prayer Book

Please, according to the glory in Christ Jesus, pray that the Lord will continue to send the Holy Spirit over Maria and Mi More...

Hello. I pray for the world during this time. Please help to keep my friends and family safe. More...