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Bishop Taylor Homilies

Installation to Lector Mass 2022
Meditate on the word constantly, so that each day you will have a deeper love of the Scriptures, and in all you say and do, show forth to the world our Savior, Jesus Christ.
Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C
In our Gospel, we see that true glory is enjoyed only by those who embrace the cross, living lives of sacrificial love.
Admission to Candidacy for Holy Orders Mass 2022
From this day on, you must cultivate every more fully your vocation, using especially all of the spiritual means available to you.

Prayer Book

I just lost my neice to cancer. She was 24. Please help me. More...

Please pray for Jacob and his brother, Jaxson. It's been a very difficult road for the boys. Thank you. More...

Dcs. Nieto, Wendel ordination is May 28

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain Deacons Jaime Nieto and Daniel Wendel to the priesthood at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 28 at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock. A reception will follow the Mass in McDonald Hall. The night before, on Friday, May 27, a holy hour to pray for them 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. Deacon Nieto, 32, will celebrate his first Masses on Sunday, May 29. This includes the 10:30 a.m. Mass in English and the 12:30 p.m. Mass in Spanish More

Bishop issues pastoral changes May 11

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor announced the following pastoral appointments, May 11, 2022, for the Diocese of Little Rock. Effective Immediately: Rev. Ernest Hardesty was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and so he will be on a medical leave of absence. He is relieved of his responsibilities as pastor of Church of the Assumption in Atkins and St. Leo the Great University Parish in Russellville. Please keep him in your prayers; Rev. Mauricio Carrasco, appointed administrator of Church of the Assumption in Atkins and St. Leo the Great University Parish in Russellville. This is in addition to his More

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

If you or someone you know is struggling, you are not alone. Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are grieving, stressed, anxious, burned out and depressed from the isolation, not to mention the mental health side effects from the virus itself. Arkansas Catholic wrote about this in its "Amid the Storm: Anxiety in 2020" special section and it still applies now. Included are helpful warning signs of anxiety and depression that indicate when you should get help. Coping skills are also included as well as spiritual support from the saints. One of the saints who can be helpful More

Bishop Taylor Homilies

Installation to Lector Mass 2022
Meditate on the word constantly, so that each day you will have a deeper love of the Scriptures, and in all you say and do, show forth to the world our Savior, Jesus Christ.
Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C
In our Gospel, we see that true glory is enjoyed only by those who embrace the cross, living lives of sacrificial love.
Admission to Candidacy for Holy Orders Mass 2022
From this day on, you must cultivate every more fully your vocation, using especially all of the spiritual means available to you.

Prayer Book

I just lost my neice to cancer. She was 24. Please help me. More...

Please pray for Jacob and his brother, Jaxson. It's been a very difficult road for the boys. Thank you. More...